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Viking Gjermundbu Helmet

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Product number: 1166


This is a reproduction of the Gjermundbu Viking helmet. Archaeological finds reveal that Viking helmets were crafted from iron in the shape of a rounded cap made from four plates, with metal strip reinforcements on the brim and crown. 

This helmet is made with reenactment fighting in mind. The characteristic "spike" on top of the helmet removed since it can catch weapons during fighting. The spectacle guard offers good vision, as well as excellent protection of the cheeks, nose and mouth. With authentic design, this is 
perfect for both reenactors wanting a good, protective piece, and for those wanting a historical Viking helmet on display.

  • Crafted from 14 gauge steel.
  • Includes Leather Lining and a Chin Strap
  • Features Riveted Band Reinforcements
  • Fits up to a 62 cm circumference
  • Grimfrost's bindrune is placed on the helmet as a maker's mark.
  • Helmet stand not included and is bought separately.


- Side to side: 8" (20.3 cm)
- Front to back: 9" (22.8 cm)
- Depth of bowl: 6" (15.2 cm), 
- Circumference with lining: 24.5" (62 cm)
- Circumference with removed lining (you can replace it with thinner lining): 26.4" (67 cm)

This is a reproduction of the Gjermundbu Viking helmet - it is the only one known example of a complete Viking helmet in existence and the name comes from the excavation site in Gjermundbu in Norway. The helmet dates to the 10th century and has a "spectacle" guard around the eyes and nose, in addition to protective mail attached to the skull of the helmet.