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 1,3 cm thick wood and it has a boss and cross of steel. The back has 5 leather bands for wearing comfort. The shield has a height of 139 cm, its width is 60 cm and it weighs 4,5 kg.
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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