This helm, circa 1460, is a prime example of the true genius of early Italian helm smiths. The barbute style helm provided visibility so crucially needed in battle while providing protection of the neck.
The Ultuna Helmet, so name for the grave site in Uppland, Sweden, from which the original was excavated, is an excellent recreation that exemplifies pre-Viking era armor, depicted as a helmet that looks both protective and highly ornate.
The great helm is, perhaps, one of the most iconic helmets in medieval history. It possesses a well-known form that is used by many who participate in reenactments. This 14th Century Dark Knight Helm adds a twist to the classic design.
The Engraved Spanish Horse Helmet Marto is a reproduction of helmets used by mounted knights during the reign of Charles V and Philip II, and today is now a part of the collection of the Real Armeria (Royal Armory) in Madrid.