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Morion 1600

Two piece skull with high central comb and brim rising to points at the front and back. Comb tapering slightly from the skull to the top. Seam over the comb secured by a rounded roll with one side over the other forming a full rounded roll on both sides, and with interior riveted overlaps in the points of the brim. Ten holes for lining rivets at the base of the skull. Nine rivets remaining, eight of which retain decorative pewter washers in the form of rosettes with dot decoration. Base of the skull also pierced with pairs of holes typical of a 17th c. method of securing linings. Comb lightly roped and the edge of the brim with an inward-turned very crudely roped roll. Surface rough from the hammer. Cleaned.

Measurements: weight 2 punds 15 ounces (1330g) thickness mainly .030-.040 in. thick.




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