Perisan Helmet - Epic Dark

Ancient, Epic Armoury
Expected to be in stock on June 21st, 2021
  • Available in other colours
€ 134.99 No additional import fees or taxes
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Fear No One

Epic Armoury’s Epic Dark Persian Helmet is your solution for complete head protection. Inspired by ancient Asian armour, this helmet is made of galvanized 1 mm thick mild steel and features a tall bowled head with a pointed crest that has been capped with a decorative plate. A nasal guard extends up over the forehead and offers great protection to the face without limiting too much visibility, and it creates an impressive silhouette on the battlefield. It can be removed by loosening the front bolt.

A full chainmail aventail provides protection to both the neck and the face, and is hooked directly onto the helmet and around a strong band of metal that forms the two eye holes. These holes are wide for visibility! The chainmail is lined with leather around the eyes and in the front for comfort and to keep the links in place.

Secure the Persian Helmet by tightening the leather strap beneath the chin, keeping the helmet in place. An Off-White Persian Headband is included with your helmet, and can be strapped around the helmet’s crown and attached to the back using four holes in the metal.

Inspired by the Khula Khud

  • An aventail is a veil of chainmail that attaches to the helmet and offers protection; it replaced the chainmail hood coif by the 14th century
  • Khula Khuds were a type of helmet used by ancient western Asia, and included the use of an aventail
  • Also very similar to a conical shaped Turban Helmet worn in the Ottoman Empire

  • Technical details
    • Brand
      Epic Armoury
    • Type
      Helmet
    • Colour
      Epic Dark
    • Position
      Head
    • Fittings
      Leather Strap & Buckle
    • Thickness
      1mm/19 Gauge
    • Padding
      Removable Foam Inserts
    • Released
      Yes
    • Material 1
      Galvanised Mild Steel
    • Material 2
      Full-grain leather
    • Treatment 1
      Vegetable Tanned
    • Release date
      06/06/2019
    • Universe
  • Quality
    • Made from 1mm/19 gauge thick mild steel
    • Rolled edges with no sharp edges
    • Straps and fittings made from top-grain leather
    • Hand made, welded pieces for maximum durability
    • Epic Armoury Dark oxidation resistant coating
  • Maintenance

    Epic Armoury metal works products should be treated with a wax or quality acid-free vegetable oil and kept in dry storage. Metal armour containing leather parts would needs a separate maintenance for the leather. Please read the "Leather Straps and Fittings" section below for leather cleaning and maintenance using leather-care products.

    Degreasing and preparing your armour for use

    When you open your armour, you may be overwhelmed by the smell of grease and oil. The oil has been applied to protect your armour during storage and transport. Use a degreasing product or mineral spirits and a dry cloth or paper towels to remove all the oil from your plate armour parts. Chainmail is a bit harder to remove all the oil from the links, but it can be done in much the same way. Wipe off as much as you can with a dry cloth, and with the remaining oil, you can remove the grease from the chainmail with mineral spirits or another solvent by spraying it on the links. You can also choose to fully submerge your chainmail in a degreasing product and use your hands to agitate the metal in the solution, this will completely remove all oil and grease from your links. After removal of the oil, make sure to dry your armour thoroughly. Strong, warm sunlight is great for drying your armour, but you can also use a hairdryer or a heat gun to speed up the process. Be careful not to overheat any leather parts when using a heat gun.

    Cleaning

    Moisture is the enemy of armour and chainmail. If your armour does get wet, it is important that you dry it thoroughly as soon as possible. After handling, wearing, or after six months of storage or display, all metal should be wiped with a clean cloth. Lightly oil the clean surface with a quality acid-free vegetable oil. Alternatively, you can apply a coating of wax to the entire surface of the exposed metal. Allow the wax to dry for a couple of hours and then buff it lightly with a soft cloth.

    Rust-Prevention and Removal

    Store your armour is a dry place and check it every couple of months for signs of rust. If any is found, remove it by gently rubbing the affected spot with a mildly abrasive pad dipped in wax or quality acid-free vegetable oil. Epic Dark products are specially treated to resist rust, but should still be treated with oil and kept in dry storage.

    Leather Straps and Fittings

    Clean by removing dirt with a hard brush, then gently rub on leather soap with a clean, damp cloth until the leather appears clean. Remove soap with a separate damp cloth to wipe away any soap residue and then use a dry cloth to wipe away any remaining water from the leather.

    You should always condition leather after cleaning, since the soap will have removed some of its natural oils. Treat the leather with mink oil, olive oil, or beeswax polish with a clean cloth, gently rubbing a small amount of oil or polish in circles into the leather. Allow the leather to soak in the oil before wiping the leather with a final clean cloth to remove any excess residue.

  • Delivery

    Dear customer, we usually pack and ship your order within 2 business days. Please read all about delivery in this link.

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    At the moment we do not ship tents to any country located outside the European Union, we are working on solving the issue as quickly as possible.

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