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From the William Fagan Premier Collection

This helmet is representative of a type of armor which gained favor in the mid-16th century. The surfaces were embossed with motifs ranging from simple bands to lavish displays accented by intricate repeated borders. The raised portions were polished bright. The backgrounds were left hammer finished only, with the surfaces usually covered with Brunswick Black, a bituminous coating which hardens with age and oxidizes with a slightly iridescent hue. Less frequently, the surfaces were displayed with their black forged scale finish. The surface of this helmet has been tinned to a glossy black. The sides are decorated with raised fleur-de-lis, a popular motif used by the Amsterdam Town Guard among others. The back is mounted with a plume holder which would have held a lavish multicolored splay of feathers, adding a striking flourish.

Stock Number: FNS3159


or $1,170.00 + $425.45 for 11 months.

Certificate of Authenticity

All items purchased from Faganarms are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.


Extended Payment Plans

Faganarms offers two types of payment plans to help you purchase this special piece for your collection.

Standard Payment Plan (4 Months)

For orders totaling $100 or more, our Standard Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 4 equal payments with the first payment required as a deposit. The balance will be due within 4 months, and your order will be shipped to you upon receipt of the final payment.

Pay just $1,462.50 today with 3 additional monthly payments of $1,462.50.

Extended Payment Plan (12 Months)

For orders totaling $600 or more, our Extended Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. A deposit of 20% is required, following 11 equal monthly payments.

Pay just $1,170.00 today with 11 additional monthly payments of $425.45.

All payment plans are extended as a courtesy to our customers with no interest or fees.
It's important that the payment schedule be followed. Your order will be shipped upon receipt of final payment.

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