16th century gorget

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16th century gorget

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This gorget was a later development of the bevor. They were worn as a harness part between the cuirass and the helmet.

This neck piece is a replica of an original from the 16th century. It consists of a breastplate and a backplate that can be attached to each other with leather straps. It is made of 1,6 mm thick steel and weighs 1,2 kg.

Product details:
Material: carbon steel;
Steel thickness: 1.6 mm;
Based on a historical original: yes;
Weight: 1.2 kg;
Transport weight (gram): 3000 *

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.



Tip: How to adjust the finish of your armour and weaponry
Luxurious (polished)- polish the steel with metal polish or toothpaste. You can even give the item a mirror-like polish. Test on a small surface first!
Handmade (matte)- soak the steel in cola for 40 minutes to 20 hours. Check regularly and treat with black sandpaper.
Antique (patinated) leave the steel to rust for some time in a damp environment, preferably outside. Remove the red layer of rust, to reveal the corroded top layer.

Please note. After finishing the product yourself, the warranty and return right expire. Celtic WebMerchant is not responsible for the obtained result.

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