The original on which this armour is based, is the 16th century suit of armour made for Johann Georg I of Saxony. Similar suits of armour were used in the many wars of the 16thcentury.
The tassets consist of ten parts that end in the knee caps. The suit of armour is very light weighted and flexible. Around this period the heavy cavalry was equipped with pistols instead of the lance.
The armour is made of cold rolled plate steel. It is available with a steel thickness of 1,3 or 1,5 mm and with an unpolished, polished or bronzed finish.
This armour is a museum replica.
This suit of armour is custom made, click here to download the size table.
Custom work? yes;
Material: carbon steel;
Steel thickness: 1,5 mm/ 2.0 mm;
Based on a historical original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 20000 *
Does this armour fit?
Do you wear a gambeson: add 10-15 cm to your circumference.
Do you wear a gambeson and hauberk: Add 15-20 cm to your circumference.
Tip: Is this armour too big for you? You can easily add extra padding.
Attaching armour & chainmail
To attach your armour or chainmail securely, you can attach leather laces to your gambeson and fasten these to your armour / chainmail. The armour thus remains in position during a fight.
Maintenance & care
Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your armour regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper.
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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