BREAST AND BACK PLATES


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Breastplate made from medium carbon steel based on effigy of
Eberhard von Rosenberg, circa 1387.
Equipped with lance rest.
Heat hardened and tempered up to 42 HRC.












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Based on exposition of men-at-arms from silver altar in Pistoia cathedral, 1371.







Coat of plates made from medium carbon steel, covered with printed red linien.
Arming chains based on surviving examples from 'Puzzle Armour' from Inglostadt.
Steel elements heat hardened and tempered up to 38-42 HRC.
Dated for half of XIV c.

























Full cuirass made of medium carbon steel, end of XIV c. - begin of XV c.
Fully heat hardened and tempered, final hardness is 38 - 42 HRC = 372 - 416 VHP.











Breastplate with fauld made from medium carbon steel.
Heat hardened and tempered, final hardness is 38 - 42 HRC = 372 - 416 VHP.








Based on exposition of men-at-arms from silver altar in Pistoia cathedral, 1371.
Breasplate is extra equipped with V-neck guard.








Cuirass and pauldrons fully made from medium carbon steel, late XV c.
All is heat hardened and tempered up to hardness 40-42 HRC.
Cuirass inspired by 'alla tedesca' cuirass from Museum im Prediger Schwäbisch Gmünd, but was changed into typical four pieces italian construction.















Cuirass with covered fauld based on german knights effigies:
Beringer von Berlichinge 1377 and Voit von Rieneck 1379.










Full cuirass made of medium carbon steel, end of XIV c. - begin of XV c.
Fully heat hardened and tempered, final hardness is 38 - 42 HRC = 372 - 416 VHP


































 

 

 

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