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Helmets, Greaves and Vambraces

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Padded Arming Cap

#201653
This thickly padded cotton arming cap is a must for wearing under mail or helmets. One size fits most. Choose red, black, or off-white.
$24.95

Tudor 16th Century Armet

#300578
Of all the historical helmets, the armet has been portrayed in literature and film more than any other. This classic knight's helmet is fully wearable but perfect for display.
$89.95

Avenger Scale Gauntlets

#300570
These fully wearable scale gauntlets are crafted from riveted, articulated plates of 18 gauge steel and paired with an integrated suede leather glove. The riveted construction gives the plates articulated movement and the glove is sewn to riveted bands of protective leather beneath the finger plates.
$129.95

Articulated Hourglass Gauntlets

#300569
Copied from 14th-century examples, these fully articulated gauntlets are crafted from riveted 18 gauge steel and are fully wearable. They are riveted to leather gloves and have leather palm straps for additional security and strength.
$149.95

Spanish Morion Helmet

#300563
The Morion was worn by early Spanish explorers and conquistadors during the 16th and early 17th centuries. It is characterized by the flat brim and a comb, or "crest, "running from front to back which helped deflect blows and strengthened the top.
$69.95

Arming Cap, Quilted

#201002
This quilted arming cap is made of cotton and is stuffed with fiberfill. A tie cord under the chin keeps it secure. a tie cord. Machine washable.
$34.95

Steel Vambraces

#300348
This pair of steel lower arm guards are nicely formed and lined with leather. Straps on the inner arm offer high adjustability. Measures 9-1/4 x 6-1/4 inches.
$64.95

Leather Archer's Vambraces

#200856
These vambraces are crafted from heavy grade leather. Thick yet easy and comfortable to wear all day long.
$39.95

Protecting oneself in battles was an absolute must. From the knight called upon to defend a kingdom to those jousting in times of peace, the need to defend oneself was essential. Museum Replicas carries an extensive line of body protection from the Renaissance period.


Top Customer Reviews

Review of: Tudor 16th Century Armet

This is the best helmet I’ve personally seen at this price point. I have been collecting replica armour for 30 plus years and have seen a lot of bad stuff. Pleasantly surprised by this.
As far as size the neck is tight for me but I am 6’3” 240 18.5” neck
Reviewed by: Nathan, July 18, 2022

Review of: Articulated Hourglass Gauntlets

Fit is really well done considering they are one size. Fingers are a bit long but was able to wear them for a full season at ren-fest and handle paper, money easily.
Reviewed by: Stephen, June 08, 2022

Review of: Articulated Hourglass Gauntlets

Ive been waiting for years to find a pair of gauntlets like these which will allow you actually hold something and use. They are awesome and fit well. They come packaged and greased to prevent corrosion. The leather gloves will need to be broken in (to be expected).

Such a great buy, very happy with these.
Reviewed by: Charles, October 23, 2021

Review of: Avenger Scale Gauntlets

Really like the look of the gauntlets.   With the way they are attached to the gloves you do loose some flexibility in the fingers.  But still very happy with them.
Reviewed by: Andrew, April 24, 2021

Review of: Tudor 16th Century Armet

This helmet came covered in oil (thats a good thing) It's very sturdy and smooth, the adjustment was very well ranged, got it to fit perfectly, the weight is far better than armet or closed helm I've ever seen. Love it, will be looking for more props here!
Reviewed by: Hayden, February 17, 2021

Review of: Arming Cap, Quilted

Fits well and works great with coif
Reviewed by: JEFFREY, January 21, 2021

Review of: Spanish Morion Helmet

Really good helmet.  It's appropriately heavy, but very wearable.  The internal suspension feels comfortable and sturdy, and helps me appreciate the knowledge that went into building these things.  Also, I'm sort of an idjit: I was just thinking, "This thing needs a chin strap," but then I found it tucked into the lining.  Functional for experiments and budget reenactors.  Great for display.
Reviewed by: Michael, December 23, 2020

Review of: Arming Cap, Quilted

well made, fits well.
Reviewed by: david, February 16, 2019

Review of: Arming Cap, Quilted

Great arming cap. I wear it under my MRL Mail Coif and my MRL Visored Bascinet. Now the Arming Cap itself is a touch on the thin side, BUT if it were any thicker whatsoever my mail and helmet would be too tight. As of now they all fit perfect!! Not just trying to get reward points here. This arming cap is well put together and made to last, and mine has seen plenty of Renaissance Faires! Grab one,  you won’t regret it 👍😊
Reviewed by: Casey, October 19, 2018

Review of: Arming Cap, Quilted

Reviewed by: John, May 05, 2011