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Medieval aketon of leather, XV century

HG-18

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315

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HG-18
€315.00

Medieval aketon of leather, XV century

Color:
natural (uncolored)
Men's size/price:
XS - waist 63-69 cm (25-27 in.)
Default options
  • Lining fabric cotton
  • Layers of padding 2 layers
  • 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
Contrast quilting and edge
Additional back protection
DO-IT-YOURSELF
Men's size/price
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

Medieval aketon of leather was popular in the XV century. As leather is very firm material, warriors who were taking participation in close fights used such aketons more often. Combined with chainmail, such leather gambeson armor was a perfect body protection.

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! 

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

  • Machine manufacturing. Tailors will make padded armor by your parameters, using sewing machine.
  • Hand sewing. Custom gambeson armour 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 leather gambeson for:

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

Base price includes following options:

  1. 1-2 layers of padding (natural sheet wadding 50% cotton, 50% wool);
  2. Natural (uncoloured) leather for outer shell;
  3. Natural (uncoloured) cotton for inner shell;
  4. XS-size;
  5. Wavy bottom edge;
  6. Black leather straps for fastening on the side of collar;
  7. Standard attaching of sleeves (without holes under armpit).

Firm natural leather of various colors is available for order. Black or green colors for gambeson are the most popular, but by your wish we may make custom padded armor of wine-red, purple or even yellow leather.

Bottom edge of quilted aketon may be decorated with festoons of different forms.

Depending on the main armor that you plan to use over quilted gambeson, we offer different quantity of layers of padding. If you’ll wear gambeson coat under the chainmail, so 5-6 layers will be required. If there will be full-plate armor or brigandine, so 2-3 layers of wadding is enough.

If you plan to wear steel spaulders or plate arms over this padded gambison, please add leather fastenings for steel arms.

If you choose half-coloured or quarter-coloured padded gambeson, please inform us at [email protected], what colours you prefer and its exact disposition.

There are two layers of padding in sleeves by default. If you want to change it, please contact us via e-mail.

Main photo shows long gambeson with following options:

  • 2 layer of padding;
  • uncoloured (natural) leather for outer shell;
  • uncoloured (natural) linen for inner shell;
  • L-size;
  • uncoloured leather strap for fastening;
  • decoration of bottom edge – variant 13.

Benefits, which you’ll get, if you buy medieval 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.

We recommend completing your short-sleeved gambeson with chausses and pelerine.

Please, also have a look at these models of medieval aketon armor: aketon of the XIV century, aketon of the XIV-XV centuries, arming doublet/aketon - 1360 year. We may make any gambeson of leather, however this model is of leather by default as well: medeival leather gambeson

If you are looking for leather body protection for LARP or fantasy style events, this category might be interesting for you: “Leather armour”.

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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