The Italian Barbute resembles the bascinets. This helmet dates back to the 15th century. But it has better neck protection. Among its additional elements, there are features that secure eyes and the face against injuries.
This helmet weighs between 3.5 and 4 kg. With chainmail aventail + 2 kg.
The Italian Barbute has top-notch quality, durability and safety because it is made of tempered steel 30HGSA. Helmet has two chin straps for best fixing helmet on head and additional foam padded stickers inside of dome in the area of the eyebrows and the back of the head.
It’s an excellent choice to use it at such events as HMB Buhurt, IMCF, SCA, Battle of the Nations, HEMA, etc.
Options for adding onto helmet: - dome by 3mm tempered steel 30HGSA - padded sport liner or padded liner with pelerine - riveted chainmail aventail - rondel on nape or 6 steel plates by 2 on shoulders and on back