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62-plate kabuto, detail view comparison showing a "byo", a small washer seen on the inner front part of the helmet which overlaps the two plates on either side of the central plate, on the left a Saotome Kabuto, on the right possibly a Myochin kabuto.

Russet Iron 32 plates Zaboshi Helmet signed by Jou Shu Ju Saotome Ienari. [Mei ~ Joushu Ju Saotome Ienari] Edo period .

Myochin Tameshi Ichimai-Kabuto Helmet, single plate hand formed helmet dated Kanbun 2 (1662), signed Myochin Etchu Daijo Fujiwara Munemichi, the bowl is a single piece of hand forged iron (Ichimai Kabuto). On the left front and both sides are bullet scars from when the helmet was tested for durability. Inside is the date “on an auspicious day in the second month of Kanbun 2”. In the back of the helmet is the signature Myochin Etchu Taika Fujiwara Munemichi and attribution of place.

Myochin Tameshi Ichimai-Kabuto Helmet, single plate hand formed helmet dated Kanbun 2 (1662), signed Myochin Etchu Daijo Fujiwara Munemichi, the bowl is a single piece of hand forged iron (Ichimai Kabuto). On the left front and both sides are bullet scars from when the helmet was tested for durability. Inside is the date “on an auspicious day in the second month of Kanbun 2”. In the back of the helmet is the signature Myochin Etchu Taika Fujiwara Munemichi and attribution of place.

Edo 18th c. black lacquered 6 plate Samurai Suji Kabuto helmet with a three lame Shikoro and Maedate, original cotton liner Ukebari and helmet cords Shinobi-no-o, brass Tehen-no-kanamono, three lame Hineno Shikoro laced with green silk cords, two blue replacement sections, Oharadaite or crest holder is the earlier two pronged construction. Fukigaeshi or side flanges and Maedate or crest is of gilded wood and plaster construction with brass rear section.

Myochin Tameshi Ichimai-Kabuto Helmet, single plate hand formed helmet dated Kanbun 2 (1662), signed Myochin Etchu Daijo Fujiwara Munemichi, the bowl is a single piece of hand forged iron (Ichimai Kabuto). On the left front and both sides are bullet scars from when the helmet was tested for durability. Inside is the date “on an auspicious day in the second month of Kanbun 2”. In the back of the helmet is the signature Myochin Etchu Taika Fujiwara Munemichi and attribution of place.

Myochin Tameshi Ichimai-Kabuto Helmet, single plate hand formed helmet dated Kanbun 2 (1662), signed Myochin Etchu Daijo Fujiwara Munemichi, the bowl is a single piece of hand forged iron (Ichimai Kabuto). On the left front and both sides are bullet scars from when the helmet was tested for durability. Inside is the date “on an auspicious day in the second month of Kanbun 2”. In the back of the helmet is the signature Myochin Etchu Taika Fujiwara Munemichi and attribution of place.