Antique 17th century Cromwellian Lobstertail Helmet Zischagge

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A rare antique mid 17th century Cromwellian Cavalry troopers Lobster tail helmet Zischagge. Details: The scull is made of two pieces with overlapping riveted joints. The peak is with folded edges, incorporating a nasal bar, adjustable by means of a large thumb screw to the front. The cheek pieces are with ventilation holes and the neck guard is stamped from a single piece of metal to simulate an articulated version. The edges, retaining rivets, were originally used to secure the lining. A black lacquered finish overall, in very good condition for its age. Provenance: The previous owner acquired the helmet many years ago from Andrew Bottomley. Catalogue No.7 Page 123 item number 744 Price £1,600

Item Details

Reference #:
E294
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
17th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material