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The first suits of armour consisted of plate steel that was alternated with chainmail parts, this fauld is an example of that. Plackarts offered protection to the lower torso and were combined with a hauberk and, later, with a breastplate. A clear example of a late 14th century plackart can be seen in the Churburg harness.
This plackart is made of 1,6 cm thick steel and has leather straps for extra comfort.
Material: carbon steel;
Steel thickness: 1.6 mm;
Based on a historical original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 5000 *
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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