Gothic plate armor 15th - 16th century, breast and back armor, 1.2 mm steel.
This elaborate plate armor consists of a breastplate, a backplate and two leg pockets. It was made of 1.2 mm steel.
The chest piece, which serves to protect the hips, waist, groin and abdomen, was made from 3 slid abdominal hoops. The beautiful back armor is completed by a wide flared culet, which consists of two wavy plates that also overlap and thus protect the buttocks as well.
Both parts (breastplate and backplate) are attached to each other with 3 mm thick adjustable leather straps with steel buckles. The straps and buckles are riveted at shoulder level and to the sides of the chest plate and back plate.
- Material: 1.2 mm (18 ga) steel plate, leather straps, steel buckles.
- Total length with belly band / culet: front ca. 61 cm, back ca. 73 cm
(measured from the highest shoulder point)
- chest circumference: from ca. 120 cm (for a tight fit) to max. 140 cm
(adjustable by straps and buckles)
- Neckline (diameter): approx. 18 cm
- Weight: approx. 8.5 kg
Scope of supply: 1x Gothic plate armor, breast and back armor, 1.2 mm steel