Gauntlets were an essential part of the protection because the hands were very vulnerable during battles. When firearms emerged they were worn less often. Every warrior had to protect his hands, the Italian battle master Fiore dei Liber wrote during the 15th century that he always wore hand protection during a duel.
These gauntlets are made after 15th century German originals and they are made of 1,2 mm thick steel. The gauntlets contain leather gloves of a high quality leather. The steel is fastened to the leather gloves so it can easily be removed, adjusted or repaired.
The size M gauntlets are suitable for hands up to size 9, L is suitable for the glove sizes 10 and 11.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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