A lobster tailed helmet also known as zischagge witch is derived from
Ottoman , turkish word chichak , helmet .
The helmet is all iron with leather straps , some restaured .
Foreward projecting peak , sliding nasal bar , cheekpieces and neckguard .
Only difference with european style helmet is the conical skull witch is
typical ottoman , turkish style .
Ottoman - Austria , early 18e century .
Hight from top to cheekpiece. 35 cm.
Lenght from tail to peak 42 cm.
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