helm style became popular in the late 13th century, quickly
replacing the Great Helm because the rounder shape gave the
pigface a closer more secure fit.
Towards the late 14th century, the long snouted appearance had
earned it the nickname Hounskull, or Pig-face bascinet.
This is an excellent reproduction of the Pigface as it was circa
It is made of hand-forged 18 gauge, low carbon, A-36 mild
steel. This metallurgical composition provides excellent
resilience, durability and will polish to high sheen.
The accents are all real C-854 brass, not electro-plated.
They also polish to a mirror finish.
This item is shipped to you pre-oiled for protection.
Due to the handmade nature of this item, no two examples are
alike. It's truly a unique, collectible piece.
It is your responsibility to understand SCA
combat rules and regulations. These rules and regulations vary
from tournament to tournament and all standards are subject to
interpretation by Tournament Marshal. For your own protection,
do not wear this or any other helmet in any combat activity
unless it is approved by SCA Officials prior to event.
You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase this medieval