Replica Lobster Pot helmet



Replica Lobster Pot helmet

A replica Lobster Pot helmet like those worn in the English Civil War in the 1600s. The helmet design was called a Lobster Pot, because of the articulated neck guard, reminisent of the body of a lobster. It was also know as a three-bar pot because of the face protection.

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Record number:3903
Simple name:helmet
Classification term:rich histories
Period:1600s
Production information:Replica purchased for museum visitors to try on.