Today it is also sometimes called pig faced. The bascinet also called bassinet was usually an open faced helmet but it sometimes also used with a conical visor.
Hardened steel neck plate.
Bascinet helmet types. Covering just below the ears with a round skull 5. The most popular type of the helmet is bascinet. The bascinet was an open faced helmet with a more pointed apex to the skull perhaps influenced by byzantine or middle eastern muslim helmets.
The bascinet bassinet basinet bazineto was a medieval european open faced military helmet. Visor became non pointed more roundish and close to the face. Helmet was created on the basis of medieval engravings and miniatures of western europe the end of the xiv the beginning of the xv centuries.
I m trying to look for different bascinet visor styles but this is all i know of. Grand bassinet is a type of medieval battle helmet which has appeared early middle xv century. This was done to offer better protection when the bascinet was worn by itself.
Bascinet type wolf ribs are a historical stylization made for full contact medieval battles. But after it got a visor german visier french visiere italian visiera this type of helmet became a separate protection armor. The bringer of rain the bringer of rain nightmare bascinet quality.
Bascinet got a wide metal gorget bevor which protected throat and front of the neck. Before 1350 there were three basic shapes. From it s beginning bascinet was used as supplement defence.
Nightmare bascinet is a helmet base type. Extended part of dome covered back of the neck. 745 978 requires level 67 62 str 85 dex socketed gems are supported by level 18.
Klappvisor including pigface klappvisor hounskull plow great helm style and the sort of hounskull except rounded instead of pointed. This had the look of a beak or a snout that s why it was called a hounskull which is medieval for dog faced. It evolved from a type of iron or steel skullcap but had a more pointed apex to the skull and it extended downwards at the rear and sides to afford protection for the neck.
It evolved from hounskull bascinet. A mail curtain camail. The bascinet also bassinet basinet or bazineto was a medieval european open faced military helmet it evolved from a type of iron or steel skullcap but had a more pointed apex to the skull and it extended downwards at the rear and sides to afford protection for the neck a mail curtain camail or aventail was usually attached to the lower edge of the helmet to protect the throat.
Extending all the way to the base of the neck with a conical apex 6. Bascinet griffon type 2 is made to provide maximum protection of the chin. It extended downwards at the rear and sides to afford protection for the neck and a mail curtain or aventail was usually attached to the lower edge of the helmet to protect the throat neck and shoulders.
What other bascinet visors are there besides these main types.