This is an authentic replica of a medieval nasal helmet from the 10th century, found in Prague. Such helmets were worn by Vikings as well as by Normans and early crusaders, usually along with a chain mail coif.
Our King Harold Helmet is based on the King Wenceslas I of Bohemia helmet, currently on display in Prague Castle. The King Harold Helmet features a simple dome of 18 gauge steel construction, designed to deflect sword blows and a decorated nasal bar to protect the face. It has an adjustable leather liner and buckled chin strap. Not suitable for contact reenactment.
This helmet is made of approx. 1 mm thick steel und has an adjustable leather liner with chin strap.
Norman 'St. Wencelas' Nasal Helmet
Size: Up to 61 cm head circumference
Long distance (back to front): approx. 22.5 cm
Short distance (ear to ear): approx. 18.5 cm
Weight: approx. 1.1 kg