"Weight about ten pounds. Short visored type, provided with heavy reinforcing plates on visor, on forehead and in front of face, - that of the forehead extending backward and enclosing the pivot of the visor. Breathing openings occur only on right side of renfort. The crest of the helmet, of medium height, sharply developed. In neck region a circular track or sheath for rim of colletin, - a ""turner"" which enabled wearer to rotate his head without exposing his neck. Rare piece, in good preservation. Poincon. From the Morgan-Williams Collection
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from the American Art Galleries, November 23, 1923 for $725; sold to Gimbel, July 1942 for $284."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 1033, Art. #191, Album 7, p. 39