Knee caps are one of the oldest forms of protection that were made of plate steel. The caps can well be worn combined with other plate armour. The knee caps can be adjusted to the right size with straps at the back.
These knee caps are badly finished.
Length incl. bulge: 20 cm;
Width inside: 26 cm wide;
Material: carbon steel;
Steel thickness: 1.3 mm;
With roundel: 12 cm;
Max. belt width: 30 cm;
With historical buckle;
Based on a historical original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 3000
B-quality / C-quality
Items from B-quality need some slight adjustments before you are able to use them. Items from C-quality need major adjustments before you are able to use them.
Does this leg armour fit?
When you don't wear extra padding: Measure the width of your leg.
When you wear padding: Add 2,5 cm to your leg width.
When you wear chainmail chausses: Add 0,5 cm to your leg width.
Tip: Is this armour too big for you? You can easily add extra padding.
How do I easily measure the width of my arm/leg?
Place your arm/leg between two straight objects (e.g. books). Measure the distance between both objects, this equals the width of your arm or leg.
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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