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Roman Gallic 'G' Centurion Helmet With Red Plume -18 Gauge

Product Code: AB1747
Brand: Get Dressed For Battle
£131.00
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This Roman Gallic Helmet is handcrafted using 18 gauge steel and boasts classic brass accenting.
This helmet has a removable crest and a padded liner. The Roman Helmet is fully functional and wearable for Roman re-enactments.
This is a perfect Roman helm that would be a great piece to go with the Roman Lorica Segmenta and also the Legionnaires Tunic.
Close attention to quality is a top priority in every piece, and this item is shipped to you pre-oiled for protection.

This is an excellent item for re-enactment and would make a great addition to any collection


We also have a helmet stand for this item as pictured which is usually £19- but if purchased with the helmet is only £15-

Key Features:

Remove able Crest
Made Of 18 Gauge Steel
Padded Liner
Ready For Use
Weight: 7 lbs

History
The term "Imperial helmet" was coined by H. Russell Robinson, who further sub-divided this main type into the two sub-types of "Imperial Gallic" and "Imperial Italic". They drew these names from their main manufacturers, rather than wearers - Robinson believed "Imperial Gallic" helmets (featuring a pair of distinctive embossed eyebrows on the forehead region and tending to be carefully made and elaborately decorated) were the products of Celtic craftsmen in Gaul whereas "Imperial Italic" helmets (lacking the eyebrows and somewhat more roughly made) were the product of less-skilled copycats in Italy and elsewhere in the Empire. These differences in decoration and workmanship tended to diminish as time went on; the last two Italic types classified by Robinson, the Hebron (Italic G) and Niederm'rmter (Italic H) helmets, were as carefully crafted and well-decorated as any Imperial Gallic helmet.
 
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