Our heavy duty 13thCE French knights helmet is a super strong helm and is made from 16ga (1.55mm) with additional 14ga (1.9mm) reinforced polished steel. It is heavy duty. It is full a coverage battle helm and is typical of the type used during the Crusader era. The solid construction features a reinforced crown and cross on the fixed face plate with chin strap, it also has a perforated face area for good air flow. It is completely padded with extra thick padding that is covered in towelling to remove sweat and heat from the head. It is a comfortable helmet that provides superior protection.