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A Close Helmet
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A close helmet, probably Flemish or English.
Dating to late 16th century.

With one-piece skull rising to a roped comb and fitted with a conical plume-holder to the rear, visor with lifting-peg, prow-shaped upper bevor pierced with circular breaths on the right side, lower bevor shaped to the chin and with later hook and visor-support, associated gorget of two plates front and rear, the lower plates with recessed border and turned roped edge, and later leather chin-strap and blackened finish throughout (some restoration throughout)
12in. (30.5cm.) high.