Close-Helmet for the Field, ca. 1620–30, French, Steel, gold, H. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm); W. 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm); D. 14 5/8 in. (37

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Close-Helmet for the Field, ca. 1620–30, French, Steel, gold, H. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm); W. 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm); D. 14 5/8 in. (37
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Image ID: KC2KMK
Close-Helmet for the Field, ca. 1620–30, French, Steel, gold, H. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm); W. 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm); D. 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm); Wt. 13 lb. 14 oz. (6293 g), Helmets, The two-piece construction of the helmet bowl, the scalloped edges of the plates, and the distinctive snub-nosed profile of the visor recall French helmets of about 1620-30. The reinforcing shot-proof plates screwed to either side of the bowl, which add 3 pounds 10 ounces (1675 g) to the overall weight, are rare on close-hlemets for cuirassiers