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This Maximilian half suit of armour is a replica of an original that was made around 1515 in Germany. Suit of armoures like this are part of the collections of Musée de l?Armée, the Wallace Collection, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Royal Armouries of Leeds.
This Maximilian suit of armour is delivered including the closed helmet. The suit of armour provides sufficient freedom of movement and if desired it can be expanded with leg armour. The pauldrons have two straight standing parts that serve as extra neck protection / bevor.
The armour is made of cold rolled plate steel. It is available with a steel thickness of 1,3 or 1,5 mm and with an unpolished or polished finish.
This item is a museum replica.
This suit of armour is custom made, click here to download the size table.
Custom work? yes;
Material: carbon steel;
Steel thickness: 1,5 mm/ 2.0 mm;
Based on a historical original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 20000 *
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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