This cuirass and backplate are made after Italian originals from the late fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Armor like this was manufactured in Italy, but also used in other parts of Europe such as in Germany. Originals are exhibited in various museums, such as Castel Coira, but can also be seen in the visual arts such as the murals and paintings by Piero della Francesca from the fifteenth century. The armor reaches approximately to the hips and offers good protection to the chest, abdomen, back and sides. The cuirass and the backplate can be fastened to each other with leather straps, the cuirass also has leather straps over the shoulders. The leather straps can be adjusted in size for an optimal fit.
Material: mild steel, leather
Steel thickness: 1 mm
Size: S-M, L-XL, XXL-XXXL (size chart see below)
Based on a historical original
Transport weight (gram): 4000 *
|Back chest width||46||58||73|
|Back waist width||43||52||67|
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.
This armour is 1 mm thick and suitable for LARP battles, costumes and cosplay.
Tip: How to adjust the finish of your armour and weaponry
Luxurious (polished)- polish the steel with metal polish or toothpaste. You can even give the item a mirror-like polish. Test on a small surface first!
Handmade (matte)- soak the steel in cola for 40 minutes to 20 hours. Check regularly and treat with black sandpaper.
Antique (patinated) leave the steel to rust for some time in a damp environment, preferably outside. Remove the red layer of rust, to reveal the corroded top layer.
Please note. After finishing the product yourself, the warranty and return right expire. Celtic WebMerchant is not responsible for the obtained result."