Complex knee protection
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Complex knee protection
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Complex knee protection is an essential element of medieval battle outfit of every knight. First models appeared in the XIII century. Kneecaps (poleyn) of various shapes were used together as with brigand or plate leg armor, so over the mail stockings. This element could be worn as independent piece of medieval leg armor, so as a part of solid metal legs (cuisse). Numerous effigies, miniatures, paintings and other historical sources show us knights, wearing such joint armor.
Thigh and knee defense, a part of an Armor of Sir John Scudamore, XVI century, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Articulated poleyn, Musée des beauxm arts, Chartres, 1380 year
This model includes kneecap with rondel and articulated segments over and under the poleyn for better protection of joint. Poleyn is reliable held on your knee with firm leather belt and buckle.
You can use these functional kneecaps for:
Base price includes following options:
Main photo shows authentic poleyn with following options:
In options, you may choose another type and thickness of metal, color of belts, finish treatment and decoration for your medieval knight leg protection.
Benefits, which you’ll get, if you buy medieval plate armor at Steel Mastery:
You may also like similar models: kneecap with chased rondel; kneecap with plain rondel.
In section “Metal leg protection”, you can see all models that we offer for ordering. If you didn’t find any for your taste and wish, please send us photo and description of the required model and we will make it for you.
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:
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