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Hello! Here I post a video about the armor that I do. This is an armor for historical medieval combat and reconstruction. I also sometimes make exhibits for museums and private collections. On the video there are both workflows, reviews of finished products, crash tests and everything related to the armor. Most videos are in Ukrainian and Russian, but I do subtitles. Kyiv, Ukraine

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In this video, I make the medieval armet on based on two artifacts. They are the Italian sallet (which is what it says on the picture) and the visor which looks like it is german. Even though the source is the skull of the sallet, the right classification for this helmet - closed armet for the fight with clubs on foot. This is not historical reconstruction. Just a stylization of the helmet of the end of 15th century.

The double visor of the armet used in the Medieval war and not in the tournaments was quite a breakthrough. With the top visor lifted the knight could see, breathe and hear good with the small part of the head uncovered. The grate visor is great for sports knight tournaments. It provides good breathing and vision.

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Welcome!  Lovely work!

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Very excellent work; welcome indeed!

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A video that has to be watched twice, once to follow the incredible work and the next time to read the subtitles

Edited by Garry Keown
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That was an awesome video. Welcome to the forum.  I also very much liked the music. That Hurdy-Gurdy was a variety I hadn't seen before. 

On 7/29/2019 at 11:27 PM, Garry Keown said:

A video that has to be watched twice, once to follow the incredible work and the next time to read the subtitles

I just turned the speed down to 75% ;)

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Kunst Schott von Hellingen. The knight from the noble and ancient family. At the end of the 15th century, the city of Nuremberg promised a reward of 2000 guldens for the head of Schott von Hellingen. The time of his activity was the most blood-stained one throughout the whole history of this city. The Schott's knights constantly ambushed Nuremberg's soldiers and not many came out alive.

The armor was made in the time frame between 1490 and 1497 years when Schott and 40 other knights owned a castle in Rothenburg.

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Lovely work!  Thank you for taking the time to make these videos.

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Now I'm editing two videos. One about a bacinet found in Ukraine, the second about plate arm armor based on the tombstone of a knight Georg von Waldburg. And while I was editing, I came across my old videos from 2015. I had a bad camera back then, and I was working in my old little workshop.
I decided to make a new edit and show it to you. If this quality scares you off, please write in the comments. I have one more old video which I would like to remake for history. Just to compare how I've worked previously and how I work now.

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