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IMPORTANT: THIS ITEM WILL BE MADE ESPECIALLY FOR YOU. DELIVERY MAY TAKE UP TO SIX WEEKS.
These are extremely common on tapestries and manuscripts of the 15th century, especially on archers. Although we may ponder their erstwhile popularity on the battlefield, the truth is, if you're keen on period accuracy these will be well suited for your purposes. For suspension purposes, it is recommended that you drill holes in the top of this armour, and with the introduction of a leather thong or strap, suspend these from a cuirass, a jack/gambeson, a belt or even fasten them to a pair of padded leggings or chausses. Personally I find that strapping them to the inside lower portion of a belted gambeson works really well. Not everybody wants holes in the tops of these armour sections though, so we sell them without.
These are made in a 'generous' large size; they will fit virtually any adult male - the strapping at the back also allows adjustment by up to 10cm in three places! If you are of a medium-size build, simply wear them over padded chausses - although with the straps done up tight, even that measure isn't strictly necessary.
Weight: 4.2 Kg (the pair)
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