Scale armour of middle ages
This scale armour was widespread among the rich professional warriors of Europe in the Middle Ages starting from V till XI centuries. But in time, such kind of armour had been displaced by brigandines. It was very popular among the body-guards of Rus' and warriors of the Byzantine Empire till the XIV century. The same armour we can see on the paintings of the slavonic churches and Byzantine miniatures. Similar type of scale armour can be often found on the images of Charles Martel's (Karl Martell) warriors. The scale armour is being made of metal plates of 1.0 mm (normal steel, stainless steel or titanium) and is being fastened on the sides with firm two-layer leather...
Russian armor of the 13th-1...
This type of armour was very popular among the russian and tatar warriors in the XIII-XV centuries. It combines good mobility and protection of the key areas (trunk, thighs, shoulders, collarbones). Armour is being made of normal steel 1 mm, but you can choose titanium or stainless steel plates for it. Approximate weight of complete armour (size XL) with normal steel plates will be 15 kg, with titanium plates - 8 kg. Two-part skirt is attached to the waistband separately. Scale pauldrons can be sewn or laced to the brigandine body. Outer lay of brigandine part is made of wool and dense canvas. Together with brigandine bracers, helmet of Nikolskoe and kite shield, this scale ...
Steel scale armour
Scale armour is classic example of the Byzantine Empire heritage. We can see the similar armour on the images of cataphracts from the VII century. Armour was widespread on the Kievan Rus from the XI century. It provides with a good mobility and high level of protection during the battle. Base price includes this armour made of normal steel plates 1 mm. You can choose also titanium or stainless steel plates. Approximate weight of complete armour (size XL) with normal steel plates will be 15 kg, with titanium plates - 8 kg. Skirt consists of two parts and is being attached to the waistband separately. Scale pauldrons can be sewn or laced to the body part. Brigandine brace...
Plates for scale armour, II...
Using this lamellar set, you assemble lamellar on your own armour body design. Wearing armour which you create by yourself you stay free and sure during the battle. Stamping makes our plates clear-cut, and its lengthways and round edge convex shape bring extra resistibility in bearing hits and shocks, even if used steel is thin. There are 100 plates in this set. Plates at the picture are: - dimensions 70*50 mm (27.5*19.7 inch) - of 1,0 mm (19 gauge) steel - with a diameter of the 3 holes for lacing of 3,5 mm Our medieval scale armour and armour with skirt are being made of such plates.