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European gambeson front closed

HG-02

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125

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HG-02
(9 reviews)
€125.00

European gambeson front closed

Color:
natural (uncolored)
Men's size/price:
XS - waist 63-69 cm (25-27 in.)
Default options
  • Fabric cotton
  • Lining fabric cotton
  • Layers of padding 1 layer
  • Attaching of the sleeves standard
  • Color of leather fastening black
  • Fastenings for steel arms absent
  • Two-color design one colour
  • Design of the bottom edge standard
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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.

Color
Paint Stamping
Additional back protection
Contrast quilting and edge
DO-IT-YOURSELF
Men's size/price
Fabric
Lining fabric
Layers of padding
Attaching of the sleeves
Color of leather fastening
Fastenings for steel arms
Decoration
Two-color design
Design of the bottom edge

description

European gambeson is one of the most popular padded armor of X-XII centuries.

This closed-front model was very reliable and provided good protection together with main armor.

This gambeson jacket was widespread among medieval knights, soldiers and warriors of different armed services.

You give us your specific measures and wishes - we make you a completely custom gambeson that will bring you joy and comfort for a long time!

Our tailors make padded gambesons by histocial patterns and basing on the ancient pictures of this padded underarmor. So, you will get not only comfortable and good-fitting aketon armor, but also historically accurate padded underarmor.

Made-to-measure gambeson armour may be sewn by two ways:

  • Machine manufacturing. Tailors will make padded armor by your parameters, using sewing machine.
  • Hand sewing. Custom gambeson will be completely sewn by hands of our tailors. Such type of manufacture is historical one and is offered for additional costs.

You can use this medieval gambeson armor for:

  • SCA
  • HEMA
  • Larp
  • Stage performances
  • Medieval festivals
  • Reenactment events

Main picture shows gambeson with options:

  • Color – yellow; 
  • Two-color design – no;
  • Contast quilting and egde – no; 
  • Additional back protection – no; 
  • Do-it-Yourself – no; 
  • Size – L;  
  • Fabric – cotton;
  • Lining fabric – cotton;  
  • Layers of padding – 2; 
  • Attaching of the sleeves – standard; 
  • Color of leather fastenings – brown;
  • Fastenings for steel arms – no;
  • Decoration – no;  
  • Design of the bottom edge – variant 19; 
  • Paint stamping – no.

Base price of gambeson includes following options:

  • Color – brown; 
  • Contast quilting and egde – no; 
  • Additional back protection – no; 
  • Do-it-Yourself – no; 
  • Size – XS;  
  • Fabric – cotton;
  • Lining fabric – cotton;  
  • Layers of padding – 1-2; 
  • Attaching of the sleeves – standard; 
  • Color of leather fastenings – brown;
  • Fastenings for steel arms – no;
  • Decoration – no;  
  • Design of the bottom edge – no; 
  • Paint stamping – no.

There are two layers of padding in sleeves by default. If you want to change it, please contact us [email protected]

Warriors worn such type of closed-front gambeson under the chain mail, and in this case gambeson coat had 4-6 layers of padding. If you plan to wear it under brigandine or plate armour, so 2 layers of padding will be enough. Gambeson material is also an option to choose. It can be velvet or linen gambison with cotton lining, for example.

More often it has being made of linen or wool, but leather gambesons or cotton are known too. Such light gambesons are typical for knights, who were taking a participation in crusades and were seeing the war on the Holy Land.

There are a lot of festoons for decoration of your quilted gambeson. If you choose half-coloured or quarter-coloured gambeson, please inform us by e-mail, what colours you prefer and its exact disposition.

If you plan to use plate arms or spaulders over your medieval gambeson, we recommend you to order leather fastenings for steel arms.

Benefits, which you’ll get, if you buy gambeson at Steel Mastery:

  1. Custom-made high-quality padded underarmor, made of natural fabrics by your individual parameters;
  2. Reliability and comfortable wearing for years;
  3. Product made by experienced tailors, who really know how to make a good armor;
  4. Convenient payment systems (Paypal, Skrill, Visa, MasterCard, American Express);
  5. Flexible return system in case if you don’t like an item.

Such cotton gambeson in standard sizes is available for fast ordering. Please have a look in the section “Ready to ship” and choose the one you want.

Check out these closed-front models: early medieval gambeson, gambeson with sewn mittens, gambeson of crossbowman.

For better protection, we recommend to use this gambison together with chausses and brigandine.

In section “Gambeson” 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.

In this article we're telling how to choose a gambeson.

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Warranty

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.

Delivery

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.

Terms

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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Rating
Name
Review
Paul K
(5)
Very high quality and perfect fit! Definitely worth the money!
 Travis
(5)
Fits perfectly and made very well. It took a long time to get here but it was well worth the wait and the price is worth it. Very high quality.
Kyle Lichtenberg
(5)
Great fit, very good craftsmanship and quality!
Joonas Kiiala
(5)
Excellent craftmanship on this gambeson. Stunning look and great fit. Highly recommended!
Ewan F
(5)
Great gambeson! My one complaint is that the cuffs of the sleeves were a bit too tight but that was easily fixed and was probably my fault for not measuring my wrists correctly.
Juho
(5)
The gambeson I got looks to be of finest quality. I can't wait to use it in action! It feels great when wearing it. My only "complain" is about the long production process (almost 13 weeks) but I can partly blame myself about that because I made my order in the market season.
Cristoff Moor
(5)
Hello! I received the gambeson today. It is in perfect conditions and the measures are ok. Thank you!
Mike Shufter
(5)
Absolutely delighted with your service, the quality of gambeson, the packaging and the amazing pricing. Will definitely order something more from you again.
John Ellis
(5)
This is an amazing gambeson made by skilled armorers. I would buy from seller again!
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