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The Weirdest and Fiercest Helmets from the Age of Armored Combat

Toothface helm by an unknown Italian artist from the 17th century

The Spanish had technological advances such as armor and better weapons such as crossbows, swords, and cannons.

Half-Suit of Armor for the Field, c. 1575 North Italy, Brescia (?), 16th century

A complete Khevsur armor including a handwoven gambeson, a riveted mail misiurka-type helmet, a butted mail shirt, a pair of hand forged steel arm guards. A fine cross-belt mounted with hammered silver plaques, a large kindjal dagger, a distinctive khmali sword, a miquelet pistol, a leather bandoleer with powder tubes with a horn priming flask, a nagaika crop, a typical Khevsur shield, a pair of original rawhide shoes. late 17th-late 19th century.