|The retractable visor was one of the more revolutionary advancements in medieval helmets around the 13th century. The visor can move up and out of the wearer's face providing a load off as well as a better viewing perspective on the battle field. This bascinet helmet features brass accents with holes on the front portion of the face for additional ventilation when closed. This bascinet is great for hand-to-hand combat as well as sword play. Use this amazing replica for LARP, cosplay or just to display. The thick steel is 16 gauge and forged by hand; country of origin: India. Get your hands on this amazing piece of medieval history today to impress customers and friends alike.