These couters are based on historical originals of Milanese origin from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Originals can be seen in for example Castel Coira. Armor from Milan was worn all voer Europe during this period and was known for its good quality. These couters protect the elbows and part of the upper and lower arm. They have raised edges to deflect blows of weapons. You can fasten the armor securely to your arm with the leather strap. Holes have been made at the level of the elbow and laces are included to tie the couters to your doublet, gambeson, bracers or other armor.
Material: mild steel
Ssteel thickness: 1 mm
Length: 20.5 cm
Elbow width: 28 cm
Elbow length: 8 cm
Based on a historical original
Shipment weight (g): 1500 *
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
Maintenance & care
Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your armour regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper.
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.
This armour is 1 mm thick and suitable for LARP battles, costumes and cosplay.