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A Hussar bascinet was a type of helmet commonly used by the troops of the Polish Hussars, similar to the pappenheimers used in Western Europe. There were a few variants of this helmet: with a tip on the top, a high crest, or fan-like wings on the skull.

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The main part of the helmet (the skull) with a hemispherical shape is topped with a rosette and a knob. To the sides of the bell, there are attached wings with radial ribs and heart-shaped cut-outs. The peak of a triangular shape has a notch for a nasal bar of a leaf-shaped ending, protecting part of the face, and retained by a wing screw. The helmet has a neck guard and cheekpieces with heart-shaped ear openings.
A Hussar bascinet was a type of helmet commonly used by the troops of the Polish Hussars, similar to the pappenheimers used in Western Europe. Usually, it was decorated similarly to the Hussar armour - with trimmings and appliqué motifs of brass stamped with geometrical ornaments. There were a few variants of this helmet: with a tip on the top, a high crest, or fan-like wings on the skull (the latter was popular in the1st half of the 18th century, during the Saxon's reign).

Elaborated by Krzysztof Czyżewski (Wawel Royal Castle), editorial team of Małopolska’s Virtual Museums, © all rights reserved

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