This cuirass is made after a late 15th? early 16th century original. Cuirasses like this were worn by the heavy infantrymen like halberdiers and pikemen. They offered the torso and the legs a good protection.
The cuirass weighs approx. 15 kg and has tassets of 7 parts.
The armour is made of cold rolled plate armour. It is available with a thickness of 1,3, 1,6 of 2,0 mm and with an unpolished or polished finish.
This cuirass is custom made, click here to download the measurement chart.
Custom work? yes;
Material: carbon steel;
Steel thickness: 1,5 mm/ 2.0 mm;
Based on a historical original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 10000 *
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.