This equestrian cuirass is made after several 16th century originals. Nowadays they are part of the collection of the Wallace Collection, Royal Amouries of Leeds, Kelvingrove museum of Art and the National Museums of Prague, Vienna and Stockholm.
The cuirass was mainly used for warfare, but it can also be used during tournaments. The breastplate and backplate are attached to each other with leather straps, the neck and shoulders are extra protected by the gorget. The upper leg is covered with 5 part tassets. The armour weighs approx. 8 kg and can easily be combined with other armour parts.
The armour is made of cold rolled plate steel. It is available with a steel thickness of 1,3 mm; 1,6 mm or 2,0 mm and with an unpolished or polished finish.
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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