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German Gothic armor kit, 15th century We are sure, that German Gothic armor was the most brutal chic armor type of all the times! This steel armour was a knight’s fashion must-have in the Holy Roman Empire during the XVth century. A great variety of them you can find in Royal Armouries Museum at Leeds, the Germanisches Nationalmuseum at Nuremberg, Tower of London and put special attention at the Cuirassier armor of Duke Siegmund of Tyrol from Kunsthistorisches Museum at Vienna. Based on all these magnificent Gothic armors, our artisans created our own completely handcrafted German full armor kit of the XV century. 1470 - 1480 Nuremberg, Germany, Germanisches National M...
Gothic full armor kit for non-battle actions of the XV century Gothic armor is a German kind of Milanese type of full armor set. It emerged in the second half of the XV century. The armour was very widespread on the territory of the Central Europe. The fact that it was worn by the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I added the popularity to the armor. In the name “Gothic” lies the likeness with the architecture of the time: upward trending and oblongness of the forms. Compared to the original Milanese predecessor, the Gothic armour had several significant improvements. The details were smaller, which not only covered the body better, but eased the movement of legs and arms as well. The ...
Full Gothic armor set of the 15th century Full Gothic armor set gained popularity in the end of the XV century and was widespread up to the XVII century. This medieval times armor was particularly popular in Germanic lands. Gothic armor was a step up for the arms masters in comparison with the Milanese one. New type of armor differed due to a number of successful decisions. The segments of the model were smaller, but their number grew. This improved warrior’s movement, protection of extremities’ point of bending and firmness of the plates themselves. Plate gauntlets, in this way, consisted of a variety of various flexible segments. The surface of the armour was improved as well. Us...
Knight armor kit of the 16th century This classic 16th century knights’ armor is a museum replica. All parts are made according to historical analogues. This custom made-to-measure combat armor is completely handcrafted by our artisans. Attentive visitors may have noticed that there are two pieces of armour in the photo – new model and old, in black. In fact, they are an ancestor and a descendant, so to speak, and they have quite a fascinating history. Back in 2005, when very few people had armour, a souvenir armour set was commissioned from our craftsmen. It was not intended to be worn, let alone fought. Only to be beautiful and to stand by the fireplace. Naturally, w...
Full armor set of 1450-1485 years in Milanese style Milan-style full armor set is well-known as "Avant Armour" and is dated about 1450-1485 years. It was crafted in Corio workshop, Milano, and was belong to Fon Matsch, the owner of Churburg Castle in 1450. Now this medieval armor is in almost perfect condition and is shown in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glazgo, Scotland. You can use this armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events The main features of this steel armour are roundish cuirass with skirt and tassets and the wide different-sized pauldrons. For better protection, a couter can be fixed to the left arm plate. W...
Full armor set of George Clifford of the end of XVI century (1590-1592) His Majesty Henry VIII left a mark in history so brightly, as anybody did. Majority remembers about his wives, some keeps in mind Anglican Church, very few are aware of foundation of the Royal Navy, laid by him. But, quite a few knows, that there is Henry VIII to whom we owed the appearance of the Royal Almain Armoury and Greenwich Armours in the 1525 year. Guest German artisans were creating armor of the singular beauty and quality and teaching English armorers. So, Royal Armoury was developing on the German base and by borrowing some knowledges from other arms schools. There was no lack of orders at G...
Knight armour kit for interior This magnificent piece of the modern medieval armor art will adorn even the most sophisticated interior. The soldier armour made in the style of Italian masters of the XIV century. Every part is completely handcrafted by our artisans. This armor is made by standard sizes, not by measurements. This full set of armor is not intended for battles and tournaments, it can be used for show and like decorative interior armor. This suit of armor includes the next parts: Closed helmet armet Plate cuirass with tassets Pauldrons Full arm protection Gauntlets Full leg protection Segmented sabatons Base price includes following options...
Jousting knight armor set of the 16th century Here is extraordinary work for your attention. Tournament armor, very heavy, with highest protective qualities and perfectly beautiful. Inspired by tournament outfits of XVI knights (up to Maximilian III of Austria, Archduke of Further Austria and Emperor Maximilian II), Steel Mastery crafted the most precise replica of battle armor of the XV century for you. Such armor seems the best medieval armor set of any that had been ever crafted. There is state-of-art handicraft of any blacksmith, dignified framing if knight prowess. Here you can see sets of armor, which inspired us: Higgins Armory Museum in Worcester Reinforcing piece...
English full armor kit of 1483 Steel English full medieval armor made in Gothic style and dated to 1483 year. Gothic armor set has appeared in the second half of the XV century on the territory of Germany. The local armorers have improved and modified the already existing Milanese technique of making an armor. Emphasis was placed on greater mobility, than the Italian full body armor. Parts of the armour began to be smaller and sharper. Surface was covered with ribs. Such ribs made armor stronger and were protecting from chopping strikes. You can use this authentic medieval armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events This made-t...
Churburg style armor set-1 of the XIV century Armour in Churburg style was named by an authentic medieval armor that is kept in the castle of Churburg (South Tyrol in the North of Italy) and it belongs to the end of XIV century. During this time on the territory of modern Italy the armour makers start to produce armour of full-plate shells (they would be given the name of Milanese type). Later on bascinet would be out of use giving way to armet and barbute in Milanese armor. Protection of neck and collarbone was enabled by chain mail aventail, which was attached to the helmet. Chest is covered with a series of plates. The lower part of the stomach and the groin are protected by mail ar...
Full armor kit in Churburg style of the XIV century This model of armor is the authentic copy of a piece, dated back to 1380 year, which belongs to Churburg castle, South Tyrol. The whole piece of the armour was not preserved and thus was completed by the details characteristic for those times. You can use this full medieval armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events This made-to-measure battle armor is completely handcrafted by our artisans. Medieval suit of armor includes the next parts: Helmet bascinet “Hounskull” Plate spaulders Breastplate Full plate arms Gloves Full plate legs Closed greaves Sa...
Knight armor kit of the 14th century There were a hard but cool years of the Caroline War, when you could meet Black Prince himself and die as an equal. However, even in those bad times you had a little more chance to live, if you wear an armor. Well, we are happy to provide you medieval knights armour for your safe and pleasure. Simple and reliable overall image of Western European armor in 60-80 years of XIV century. Wearing it, you can be a very worthy knight in every corner of France, Burgundy, and Burgundian Netherlands. Keeping in mind, that there was a war those years and a majority of men took a part in it, you can consider this armor kit as medieval times jeans with sweats...
European armor set of the XIII century in colours of the English royal house This medieval armour kit combines the most popular parts of body protection of the XIII century. Brigandine was undoubtedly the most popular armour in the XIV century. It was a sort of transition stage from chain armor to full-plate armor. Its special feature was metal plates sewed or clinched to a cloth or leather foundation. The plates were attached on the inside. On the presented piece of brigandine there is a metal plate on the outside of the armour which chains going up to the helmet. In this way additional protection for the chest was sometimes created in the Middle Ages. An outside helmet – topfhelm was ...
SCA full contact fight kit This kit is convenient, practical and compliant with the SCA security requirements. Great price and simplicity make it a perfect choice for fighters, who make their first steps in the exciting world of medieval combat. Buying this kit, you get a high quality made-to-measure fighting gear, light yet durable enough to withstand any full contact fight. You can use this armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events This made-to-measure battle armor is completely handcrafted by our artisans. Body protection includes the next parts: Helmet “Bascinet” Knightly mittens Full arm armor Visby br...
Well-known "Avant Armour" is dating from about 1450-1485 years. It was crafted in Corio workshop, Milano, and was belong to Fon Matsch, the owner of Churburg Castle in the 1450 year. This Milanese armor is one of the most famous type of medieval full-plate body protection. Now this armour is in almost perfect condition and is shown in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glazgo, Scotland. Roundish plate cuirass includes several parts: Breast plate and back plate. Joined together with leather belts and buckles; Plackart, which is fastened to the front and back plates; Segmented skirt (faulds), made of horizontal straps, which are connected with rivets and hi...
Milanese cuirass of the 1460 year is a classical model of Italian plate armor. This model of medieval armor is based on the painting “Brera Madonna” by Piero della Francesca. Brera Madonna, 1472 year Classical Milan-style cuirass combines features, typical for body defense of those times: Roundish breast and back plates, joining together with leather belts; Plackart, connected to the upper plates; Movable skirt of four horizontal segment, connected together with rivets; Tassets, attached to the lower part of skirt; Culet – plate for buttocks protection; Lance rest on the right side of cuirass. Such cuirass was usually worn together with different-sized Mi...
This model of Gothic cuirass is based on the patterns from the funeral armour on English knight Ralph Fitzherbert (d.1483). English plate cuirass has breast and back plates and the skirt made of this segments: Breastplate with leather belts and buckles Plackart (bottom part of armor) is attached to the breastplate with leather belts and buckles and protects belly and groin partially The tassets are attached to the faulds with the leather straps and buckles, so they are detachable Pauldrons are held with leather belts on the upper part of arm and tied up with lacing to the cuirass (don’t include to the price) This element of Gothic armour does not have ribs and flut...
Brigandine is kept in The Bavarian National Museum (Munich, Germany) and is dated 1360-1440 year. Despite of the fact that this model is made in classical Milanese style, brigandine was named after the place of its location. Such armour is typical protective gear of the knights of the XIII-XIV centuries. In the end of the XV century, generally archers and infantrymen were using this type of body armour. Custom medieval plates’ armor is made-to-measure item. That means that our artisans use individual body parameters and personal regards of client to handcraft such body protection. You can use this brigandine armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval fes...
This cuirass, delighting your eye, is a replica of cuirass of Cumberland armor, made in Greenwich workshops (England) in the 1590-1592 years. Its design is definitely borrowed from Italian armor school that is typical for body protection in medieval combat armor at British knights of the late XVI century. Our artisans made it of cold-rolled steel. It has low tapul and wide border, which replace lower hem. Tassets are consisted of three horizontal straps and hung to the edge of border with four hinges. Sides and lower edge of tassets, armholes, neckline and bottom hem of cuirass are canted and decorated with inlay. Cuirass has leather belts with buckles for fastening. This comfortable a...
Brigandine armour kit – 1 of the 15th century This brigandine kit is perfect armor for medieval fencing or spear running. The kit is not 100% historically correct, but it's appropriate for reenactments of the early XV century. We tested it on the Battle of Nations 2013, where kit showed off the excellent level of protection. You can see the first images of brigandine armour on the Byzantine miniatures. Such type of medieval body armor was widespread among the warriors in the XI-XIV centuries. But in the end of the XIV century, it was forced out by full armor suit, because of armorers' development. You can use this medieval suit of armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage perfo...
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