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Is this a Japanese Kabuto? Any ideas?

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    What you didn't like my answer in this one?Japanese? Turkiish? Any ideas? Thanks
    One sub section at a time Grasshopper.

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    Phil

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    Not unlike a cavalry fencing helmet. Perhaps single-stick?


    Aha! Here ya go; based on the top reinforcing, probably for sabre.

    1st half of the 20th century, Manually sewn leather fencing mask supported by metal cravatted frame and used in sport fencing. Cond. A.

    Starting price: 200 CZK / 8 €
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    --Guy

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    Oh, I liked very much your answer. THanks. I posted before that here to the "right forum". THANKS!

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    And thanks all.Yes itīs obviously the one you posted glp.
    Good thing I didnt buy it as a Japanese Kabuto helmet. Nice style though but not worthed as War Helmet.... although im not sure if it was meant to be used on battle. or just training.
    Anyway is gone,.. I didnt bid. Seller was asking 200usd
    Thanks all. I much appreciate it.

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    It looks nothing like a Japanese kabuto. Even the poorest quality Japanese kabuto is far more sophisticated than this piece.
    BOB

    LIFE'S LOSERS NEVER LEARN FROM THE ERROR OF THEIR WAYS.

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    Quote by BOB COLEMAN View Post
    It looks nothing like a Japanese kabuto. Even the poorest quality Japanese kabuto is far more sophisticated than this piece.
    I'm thinking he meant 面 men vice 兜 kabuto.


    -- which has not changed much from the Edo period:


    --Guy

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