The armet is a type of helmet fully enclosing, and narrowed to follow the contours of the neck and throat, it had to have a mechanical means of opening and closing to enable it to be worn.
The armet is a type of helmet which was developed in the 15th century.
It was distinguished by being the first helmet of its era to completely enclose the head while being compact and light enough to move with the wearer.
Its use was essentially restricted to the fully armoured man-at-arms.
It was extensively used in Italy, France, England, the Low Countries and Spain.
Made entirely of iron, handmade and wearable. Made in Italy.
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