Roman helmet type "Weisenau" for small legionaries
With this Roman helmet you can combine history and play ideally and thus create interest in Roman antiquity in a playful way.
Legionary helmet for the little ones
The Roman helmet is made of sturdy cardboard and is delivered fully assembled.
This Roman helmet made of silver-coloured cardboard is an excellent object of study for the young legionnaires and researchers of antiquity. The cardboard helmet is based on the most famous helmet type of the Roman legions, the so-called Weisenau helmet type. Such helmets with long neck umbrella were used predominantly in the infantry and thus with the majority of Roman combat troops.
- Dimensions outside approx. 30x20 cm
- Inner diameter approx. 19 cm
- made of special cardboard, riveted
Roman helmet for the tough everyday life of the legion
The outer colouring is in brass colours and thus reminds of the helmets of the centurions from the popular Asterix universe. In addition, this Roman helmet made of cardboard is particularly robust thanks to the riveted cardboard elements and is optimally equipped for the tough use of every junior legionnaire. The moveable cheek flaps of the Roman helmet protect even against the nastiest foam projectiles and the long neck umbrella offers the little legionnaires protection against all kinds of dangers, which lurk in the primeval forests of Germania or in the domestic front garden.
Weisenau helmet type
The helmet type named after the first finding place represents the foundation stone of Roman military tradition like no other object. In most popular depictions, the legionaries are depicted equipped with this extraordinarily famous Roman helmet. The Weisenau helmet was the godfather of this reproduction made of cardboard suitable for children and allows an easy association with the legionaries of Rome and their auxiliary troops.
Tips for the Roman helmet
It is recommended that you draw the attention of prospective legionnaires to the fact that use in humid climatic conditions is not recommended. Just like the real thing. The legionnaires stationed at the Limes also had to take care that the helmet did not get too much moisture or had to be regularly maintained to protect it from permanent damage. Should the Roman helmet be too big for the youngsters, you can remedy this with a thin woollen cap or similar. Since the cardboard helmet of course has no leather interior, this method with the cap is definitely recommended. Since the helmet is delivered already assembled, there is nothing else to consider except that the offspring of the Roman helmet will be full of enthusiasm and zest for action!
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