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These couters are made after several late 15th-early 16thcentury originals. They are made in the Italian style.
The couters are made of 2 mm thick steel and consist of 5 segments. They can be fastened with two straps and adjusted to the right size. They are provided with two heart-shaped roundels to protect the inside of the arms. Each couter has a diameter of 11,5 cm and a length of 28 cm.
Length: 28 cm;
Width: 11.5 cm;
Material: carbon steel;
Steel thickness: 2 mm;
Maximum arm width: 11.5 cm;
Based on a historical original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 3000 *
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.
How do I easily measure the width of my arm/leg?
Place your arm/leg between two straight objects (e.g. books). Measure the distance between both objects, this equals the width of your arm or leg.
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.