English great helm half scale replica — Royal Armouries collection


This half scale replica is based on the extremely rare English Great Helm on display at the Royal Armouries in Leeds.

The product is part of our exciting new Royal Armouries Replica Collection which lets enthusiasts experience objects from the collection 'at first hand'. Our museum experts have been closely involved with the development of this exciting new range to ensure these replicas accurately represent the originals with a tremendous attention to detail.

This mid-14th century English Great Helm is one of only three of its type which is known to have survived. The others are of Edward the Black Prince now held at Canterbury Cathedral and Sir Richard Pembridge which is now in Edinburgh at the National Museum of Scotland.

The great helm was made for the battlefield and used in the field until the end of the 14th century, after which it was often used for jousting.

Despite being named 'English' due to their provenance evidence suggests that these great helms are more likely to be of Flemish or German manufacture.

Being based on one of only three surviving English great helms which were used for war, this reproduction makes a fantastic collector's item with a story.

A unique gift for fans of the Royal Armouries, this outstanding replica also comes complete with a helmet stand making it possible for enthusiasts to display a part of the museum in their own homes.

Museum Number: IV.600

Dimensions: 17 x 14 x 1.5cm

Boxed: Yes

Additional Notes: Half Scale

Not completely happy with your order?

You can return or exchange unwanted items up to 35 days after purchase.

The only items that we cannot accept are earrings for pierced ears and perishable items, such as food or drink.

If there is an issue with the product please contact the Royal Armouries online shop customer service team via email at shopping@armouries.org.uk

Return postage and fees

If the item is unwanted or you cancel an order that has already been dispatched the return postage costs will be incurred by the customer.

If the item is faulty or you have been sent the wrong item then the postage cost will be incurred by the Royal Armouries. To ensure that you are refunded the correct amount please get a receipt from the post office and send us a copy via email, by either scanning the receipt or taking a photograph.

We recommend that you do get proof of postage for all items that you post to us as we are unable to take responsibility for returns that go missing in the post.

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