Indo Persian 18/19C Steel Gilt Helmet and Noblemen Armour. Indo Persian Hand Forged Steel Gilt Helmet, Shield and Arm Guard. The 18th or 19th century Indo Persian Islamic helmet has a sliding nose guard and chain mail. The two plume holders are firmly intact and there is a holder at the top for a spike, which is missing. The rectangular chest plate or shield has four strap holders and has some rust on one side. The arm guard retains the original chain mail. The helmet and arm guard do not show any signs of rust. The chest plate or shield measures 12" high x 8 ½" wide. All three antique Persian armour items to be sold together as one lot.