The so-called Norman shield was originally meant for equestrians, but it became popular among infantrymen because it protected the foreleg. The shield is associated with the Normans who are depicted using this type of shield on the Bayeux Tapestry.
This shield is made of 2 and 1,5 mm thick steel. It measures 103 x 50 cm and at the back it has a bar, a belt and an arm cushion for wearing comfort.
Length: 103 cm
Width: 50 cm;
Material: carbon steel;
Thickness: 1.6 mm;
Based on a historic original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 10000 *
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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