Armour like this was worn in the 16th and early 17th century, presumably by the pikemen and Landsknechten in the European armies.
The straps of this breastplate are beaten with plates for solidity. The thigh pieces are made of several parts. The breastplate is delivered including backplate and has a steel thickness of 1,2 mm.
Material: carbon steel;
Steel thickness: 1.2 mm;
Maximum breast circumference: 120-130 cm;
Based on a historical original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 10000 *
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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