Imperial Gallic Helmet
This Imperial Gallic Helmet is generally made from mild steel. It also features full brace casting and brass fittings since this helm is modeled after an ancient piece that was used by the Roman legionaries. this Imperial Gallic Helmet makes for a great display piece that you can add to your collection.
Specs and Size of this Imperial Gallic Helmet
Ear to Ear: 19cm
Front to Back: 22cm
Weight: 1.4 Kg
Standard Sheet Thickness – 18/20 Gauge (Available to Customize)
The Imperial Gallic Helmet
Based on its appearance, this Imperial Gallic Helmet is designed after the ancient Roman helms. Its cap has a rounded shape and also features cheek guards to protect the user from sudden blows. It also helps safeguard the users ears at the same time.
Unlike the classic galea helmet that comes with a visor, this Imperial Gallic Helmet, instead, features a mask. This conceals your entire face yet features slits for the eyes and an opening for the users mouth.
Measurements and Customization
This Imperial Gallic Helmet is made from mild steel with a thickness of 1.2 millimeters. For its measurements, it is 19 centimeters from ear to ear and 22 centimeters from front to back. When it comes to its circumference, this Imperial Gallic Helmet is 66 centimeters and overall, the piece weighs 1.4 kilograms.
If you want to customize the helmet, you can choose its sheet thickness from 18 and 20 gauge. Its also possible to choose a circumference based on your needs.
The Helms Exterior
Since this helmet is a well-designed replica of the traditional Roman piece, it is also ideal to use for LARP and reenactments. This is the reason why the helmet is a great addition to every enthusiasts collection of medieval items.
The helm features distinct embossed metal marks that appear like the shape of eyebrows. For its neck guard, it is sloped and ridged while its hinged cheek guards help protect the face from blows. This is especially necessary during stage plays and reenactments.
This Imperial Gallic Helmets face protector is made from brass casting. Also, this headpiece comes with brass fittings to add to its rustic look.
Brass is an excellent material to use since it is highly resistant against rust and corrosion. Its color also looks great with most decorations, which is why this helmet can also be a great decorative piece for your home.
The Ancient Imperial Helmet
The real Imperial Gallic Helmet was worn by the Roman legionaries. During the ancient eras, the short-term service soldiers became rare when the Imperial Armies appeared. Despite that, all useful armor and equipment were never disposed.
This is a good reason to include this Imperial Gallic Helmet to your growing Medieval collection. Its also something that can be used for LARP, stage plays, and reenactments.
Development of the Imperial Helmet
The Imperial Gallic Helmet was originally based on the Celtic pieces. However, the former had more advanced features since it had a sloped neck guard with ribbings along the nape. It also had protective ear guards, as well as brass trimmings. For its aesthetics, the Imperial Helm featured a decorative boss.
After the Dacian wars, more changes were made to the Imperial Helmets design. It then featured two iron bars that were riveted in a crosswise-manner. This was set across the helmets skull to protect the user from attacks and blows.