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Simple forms of hand protection were made of leather, the more wealthy could afford chainmail gloves and the wealthiest men had gloves made of armour.
Throughout the history hand protection was very important because the hands are an easy target for the enemy. When firearms became more common the importance of hand protection decreased because long distance battles were emphasized.
This pair of gauntlets is beautifully ornamented with brass. They are available in unpolished or polished steel with a thickness of 1,3 mm or 1,6 mm. You can also choose a delivery with or without leather inner gloves.
These gauntlets are custom made, click here to download the size table.
Glove size: 7 to 11
Custom work: yes;
Inner glove included: no;
Material: carbon steel;
Steel thickness: 1.3 -1.5 mm;
Based on a historic original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 3000 *
How do I measure my glove size?
Always measure your writing hand. Clench your hand lightly and measure with a measuring tape around the knuckles.
19-22 cm: glove size 7.
22-24 cm: glove size 8.
24-27 cm: glove size 9.
27-30 cm: glove size 10.
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.