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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 144

    A COMPOSITE CLOSE HELMET

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A COMPOSITE CLOSE HELMET
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    With two-piece skull rising to a roped narrow comb, pivoted chinpiece formed with a prominent chin and with turned roped edge about the face opening, neck-guard of two associated lames front and rear, earlier visor drawn-out to a strong prow and with roped occular flange, studded with brass-capped rivets throughout, and struck with a series of assembly marks on the inside.
    12in (30.5cm)


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