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Antique 17th c English Cromwellian Lobster - Tail helmet Harquebusier

Antique 17th c English Cromwellian Lobster - Tail helmet Harquebusier


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Authentic, antique, 17th century, English Cromwellian, Lobster - tail helmet of the famous Harquebusier parliamentarian Cavalry from the English Civil War period 1642-1651. Details: The scull is made of two pieces joined medially along a low comb, a broad pivoted peak supporting a two - bar face-defense (the central bar missing). The neck guard is riveted to the scull and is made from a single piece of metal embossed to simulate three lines with round headed lining – rivets with remains of their leather lining – bands, pierced with hole for the cord which prevents losing the helmet in the battle.

CONDITION: In its original untouched condition, showing the age and heavy usage, slightly pitted overall, small dents, bar face-defense loose, central bar broken off, absence of cheek-piece.

MEASUREMENTS: Overall length from the pointed peak to the end of the neck - guard: 40.5 cm (16inches). Height from the top of the comb to the end of the face-defense: 35 cm (13 3/4 inches)

REFERENCES: “Civil War: A Royal Armouries Exhibition Sponsored by the Times’ Page 7 & 11. A photocopy of the pages from the aforementioned references will be provided along with the certificate of authenticity.

To view comparable Helmets are in the National Army Museum, London collection.


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