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Helmets and breastplates from 1st and 2nd Empire

Copies in limited production, and sometimes antics.
Helmets have been developped with one supplier who woks only with us.
We find pictures of these helmets on other websites, they will never received them!

We propose only helmets that existed!
You will find no helmets made with parts of different helmets, assembled to create something looking partly like rare helmets.
When we make copies, we make them well, so that you will not be ridiculous if you show these helmets to specialists.


  • Breastplate for carabinier, First Empire, officer, covered with copper. Price without helmet, epaulettes and protection in wool on sides

    To offer a better protection to his heavy cavalry, Napoleon equiped some regiments with breastplates and helmets as cuirassiers and carabiniers.
    Oficers received breastplates covered with a sheet of copper.
    Delivered with its inner, in cotton, including a pocket tu put military booklet. It is attached with hooks that are inside breastplate

    New

    870,00 €

    In stock, shipped within 24 to 72 hrs

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  • Breastplate for carabinier, First Empire, officer, covered with brass. Price without melton bordered by braid

    To offer a better protection to his heavy cavalry, Napoleon equiped some regiments with breastplates and helmets as cuirassiers and carabiniers.
    Officers normally received breastplates covered with a sheet of copper, but some prefered brass.
    This is what we propose now. Price does not include inside border in melton with silver braid

    870,00 €

    In stock, shipped within 24 to 72 hrs

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  • Border in wool and silver braid for carabinier officer breastplate

    Sold only with our breastpalte, wool and silver braid.

    280,00 €

    8 to 12' delivery time

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  • Carabinier helmet, officer, Empire period.

    Maybe the most beautiful helmet made under the Empire
    It would have been a shame not to produce any copy of this very rare accessory, worn by an elite.
    We improved N and crown on front.
    Made in goldplated brass and silverplated steel.
    Carabinier officers wore this helmet and a steel cuirass covered with a copper sheet.
    Our helmet is made from an original model.

    Note the chinscales with their particularly nice scales, star bocettes on a radiant background.
    Crest in horse hair.

    A genuine one would cost more than 30 000 €

    New

    From 950,00 €

    In stock, shipped within 24 to 72 hrs

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  • Epaulettes for colonel de carabiniers - The pair

    Copied on a pair from musée de l'Emperi.
    You can see original types in book "Les Trésors de l'Empéri", pages 196 and 197

    From 360,00 €

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  • Cuirassier or carabinier, SILVER, épaulettes for Empire officer. The pair

    Silver epaulette, body represents fish scales. Grenade on buckler.
    Big torsades on one side and none on other is specific to captain or lieutanant.
    We can of course make same type of epaulettes for other ranks.

    From 360,00 €

    8 to 12' delivery time

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  • Dragons de l'Impératrice, helmet for trooper.

    Rare copy of an helmet of this prestigious unit: "Dragons de l'Impératrice".
    Horsehair, fur, plume. For size 59 as it is, but adjustable till 63 if you take off stripe in cloth put under border of inside in leather
    A buckle and a strap allow to reduce slightly size.
    Delivered with its redplume

    530,00 €

    3 to 6 months' delivery time

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  • Cuirassier breastplate + inside cloth - End of Empire

    PRICE FOR BREASTPLATE ONLY WITHOUT DISPLAY AND HELMET.
    Chest size maximum 115 cm and waist size 94 cm if you want to close it easily.
    Total weight 5,5 kg.
    Napoleon's heaviest cavalry, the cuirassier, wore such breastplateat the end ofEmpire
    Unlike its austrian conterpart, the napoleonic heavy cavalry body armor also had a backplate.
    The two halves were fixed together with a strap on the belly, and two scaled shoulder straps.
    The internal linen padding is hooked to the armor.

    New

    540,00 €

    In stock, shipped within 24 to 72 hrs

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  • Cuirassier helmet 1 st Empire, 3rd reg. Horseman or officer !

    Nice reproduction of a cuirassier helmet, 1 st Empire for head size 59 (can be adjusted with buckle on back of helmet).
    Steel, horse hair, fur, canva, leather, brass, red plume, only natural supplies.
    For officer all brass parts are goldplated and steel parts are silverplated...as for officer helmet of 11 th reg.


    From 450,00 €

    8 to 12' delivery time

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  • Dragoon of line - Helmet for troop.

    Brass, leather....all natural stuffs.

    Spotted leather band, red plume....

    450,00 €

    In stock, shipped within 24 to 72 hrs

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  • Dragoon of line - Helmet for trumpeter

    Trumpeter had off white horse hair
    Brass, leather....all natural stuffs.

    Spotted leather band, red plume....

    470,00 €

    In stock, shipped within 24 to 72 hrs

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  • Cuirassier helmet 1 st Empire, 3rd reg.TRUMPETER!

    Nice reproduction of a cuirassier helmet, 1 st Empire for head size 59 (can be reduced).
    Steel, off white horse hair, fur, canva, leather, brass, red plume, only natural supplies.


    470,00 €

    In stock, shipped within 24 to 72 hrs

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  • Extra payment for supplying of white plume instead of red on cavalry helmets

    We usually supply red plume on our cavalry helmets.
    Some of them were equipped with other colours.
    You can replace the red one by a white one 43 cm high, just order this option .

    70,00 €

    In stock, shipped within 24 to 72 hrs

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  • Border in wool and braid for breastplate for cuirassier troop

    Indicated price for cloth part only, of course, not for breastplate.

    250,00 €

    8 to 12' delivery time

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  • Cuirassier officer helmet, 1 st Empire, 11 th reg

    Nice reproduction of a cuirassier helmet, 1 st Empire, fits directly for head size 59. Can be adapted if you move adjustable buckle at back of helmet.
    Silverplated steel, horse hair, fur, canva, leather, all brass parts are goldplated except bocettes, only natural supplies.
    Now, breastpalte on front is stamped 11, for 11 th reg of cuirassier.
    Plume included in price.

    740,00 €

    In stock, shipped within 24 to 72 hrs

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  • Officer dragoon of line, helmet, all brass parts goldplated

    PRECEDENT PRICE: 790 €
    Skull, comb, chinscales, bocettes and plume holder in goldplated brass.
    Horsehair and "marmouset" (hair tuff) in real horsehair.

    Inner lining made of leather and linen
    Panther style leather
    Rooster's feathers' plume.


    Adjustable size. Fits directly for head size 59. Can be adapted if you move adjustable buckle at back of helmet.

    790,00 €

    In stock, shipped within 24 to 72 hrs

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  • Carabinier helmet, troop, Empire period.

    Maybe the most beautiful helmet made under the Empire
    It would have been a shame not to produce any copy of this very rare accessory, worn by an elite.
    Made in brass and steel.

    620,00 €

    12 to 16' delivery time

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  • Breastplate for carabinier, Premier Empire, trooper.

    Prototype, standard size, only one for sale, fixation of inside is not at regulation type, so price is reduced.

    580,00 €

    12 to 16' delivery time

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  • Border in wool and braid for breastplate for carabinier troop

    Same as for officer but with off white braid instead of silver

    250,00 €

    12 to 16' delivery time

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  • Cuirassier helmet, troop-11th cuirassier- 1 st Empire.

    Nice reproduction of a cuirassier helmet, 1 st Empire for head size 59 (can be adjusted with buckle on back of helmet).
    Steel, horse hair, fur, canva, leather, brass, red plume, only natural supplies.


    470,00 €

    12 to 16' delivery time

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  • Horse guard helmet, copy

    Stell and brass, nice copy, only one for sale.

    280,00 €

    Out of stock


  • Display for helmets and hats

    Quite interesting to present your helmets and hats.
    Red vernished wood.
    Height: 36 cm, base diametre: 19,5 cm. Top Diametre: 9,5 cm

    15,00 €

    Unavailable



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