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The lorica segmentata was worn from the 1st century AD by Roman legionaries. This type of armour plate consisted of iron strips that were attached to the inside on a leather strap. This reconstruction is based on one of the three types of loricae segmentatae that were found in Corbridge, Northern England. Models like this were probably used between 40 and 140 AD.
This lorica segmentata is made of 1,2 mm thick steel and is suitable for a chest circumference up to 110 cm (size M) or 130 cm (size L) (including a possible subarmalis (gambeson)).
Material: stainless steel;
Steel thickness: 1.2 mm;
Maximum breast circumference: 110 cm;
Based on a historical original: yes;
Weight: 11 kg;
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.
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