Late 15th C Helmets » Victoria & Albert Sallet

The Victoria and Albert Sallet. This helmet was reputedly discovered in the moat of a castle in either Worcestershire or Warwickshire.The helmet was bequeathed to the Museum in 1927 from the collection of Major Victor Farquharson. A note in the Museum’s Object Register shows a photograph of the helmet before restoration showing a hole in the crown for attaching a crest and a missing piece to the visor, now filled in.

This helmet was reputedly discovered in the moat of a castle in either Worcestershire or Warwickshire.The helmet was bequeathed to the Museum in 1927 from the collection of Major Victor Farquharson. A note in the Museum’s Object Register shows a photograph of the helmet before restoration showing a hole in the crown for attaching a crest and a missing piece to the visor, now filled in.

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