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Additional back protection




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Additional back protection

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  • Metal for scales and lamellar plates steel 1.0 mm (18 ga)
  • Color of leather fastening brown
  • Finish treatment satin polishing
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Custom made

This item is a custom-made, which means that our crafters use individual body measurements of a client for manufacture. Such type of manufacturing provides with a perfect fit of an item.

Metal for scales and lamellar plates
Color of leather fastening
Finish treatment


Additional back protection is a cool medieval-style safety airbag so to say for your spine. After all, you surely know that the spine is the most unprotected part of your body in full contact fights, don’t you? We really do care, so we’ve made for you a cool and functional gambeson upgrade.

We offer as a set of additional back protection:                                           

  • A wide strip of dense soft leather with 15 rectangular 14 x 5 cm (5.5 x 2 inc) plates riveted onto it. Strip with plates, being sewn to the gambeson, will reliably cover your spine even from the most severe blow on the armor. Full length is 54 cm (21.3 in).
  • Protective rondel with 15 cm (6 inc) diameter additionally cover the bottom of the neck from impacts – being sewn to the gambeson or mail coifs or aventails cover the bottom of the neck from impacts.

This is a must-have accessory for full contact fights and modern fencing. So surely use it at SCA, battle sports events, and buhurts. Even at some medieval festivals, LARP events, and stage performances, if you are expecting some problems there.

Additional back protection includes the following options:

* Scales and rondel made of 1mm (18 ga) steel;

* Steel rivets for scales;

* Dense soft leather base for scales.

You can order other thickness and metal types in options: stainless steel, hardened steel, titanium... any you’d prefer.

Contact us via [email protected] about any additions or changes. 

Each of these products: spine protection and rondel - you can order separately for self-sewing or order all set immediately with new gambeson.

Steel Mastery guarantees:

* Custom-made high-quality additional protection.

* Reliability and comfortable wearing for years.

* Armor made by real cool blacksmiths with over 15 years of experience.

* Various convenient payment systems for your choice: PayPal, Skrill, Visa, MasterCard, American Express.

Don't forget to visit our MEDIEVAL PADDED ARMOR page to choose a gambeson.


If you don’t like the received product for any reason, you may send it back to us within 14 days. If the received item has defects or does not fit your parameters, we will make a new item and send it to you at our costs. If postal service lost your parcel, we make a search of it. If parcel could not be found, we make new item at our expenses.


We ship orders via National Postal Service, who carries order to your local post office. Upon shipping, we provide you with tracking number of parcel. If you need express delivery (DHL, TNT, etc.), please contact us.


Every product is handcrafted and requires time for manufacture. Approximate time:

  • Gambeson and padded armor – 8-9 weeks;
  • Costumes and other clothing – 4-6 weeks;
  • Brigandines – 3-4 months;
  • Leather accessories 2-4 weeks;
  • Metal armor – 2-5 months.

Please contact us if you would like to know more precise terms.

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