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Helmet (from German “helm”) is the main part of any armor kit. The most popular type of the helmet is Bascinet. From it’s beginning Bascinet was used as supplement defense. But after it got a visor (German “Visier”, French “visiere”, Italian “visiera”) this type of helmet became a separate protection armor. Bascinet Spoletto type-2 is

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Starting from 1330 and until 1410 years Bascinet shaped helmets were the most popular in medieval Europe. It was developed from the skull cap.  Approximately since 1330 year the bottom edge of high bascinet became more extended and elongated to cover the ears and back part of the neck. After 1350 year the skull of

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French arm armor – 14th century,  based on a example which is preserved in Chartres Cathedral, France, made for Charles VI . This arm harness is completed with the elbow cops. Made of cold rolled steel with thickness 1.5 mm. May be crafted of 1.0mm and 1.5mm tempered (hardened) steel. This armor has good movement

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Charles VI (1368-1422), King of France, was called the Beloved and the Mad (french: le Bien-Aimé, le Fol or le Fou). Helmet based on Bascinet of Charles VI from the collection of “Le Trésor de la cathédrale” (Chartres, France). It has a visor so-called a “sparrow’s beak” (french: visière à bec de passereau). Such form

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A padded gambeson is worn under armor. It serves as a cushion and softens the impact of hits. Padding should not be too thick, otherwise it’s hard to bend your arms or legs (in the case of quilted stockings). What’s more, with thick padding – there’s a higher risk of overheating during tournaments. Our Tricolor

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ID: 16202
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A gambeson is armor made of multiple layers of fabric. Often stuffed with (depending on region) tow, wool, horsehair, and sometimes saturated with salt. Depending on its period, the region and class of the wearer, it was considered either as armor, or as under-armor wear. For example, for knights, a padded jacket was not armor,

ID: 16205
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A gambeson is armor made of multiple layers of fabric. Often stuffed with (depending on region) tow, wool, horsehair, and sometimes saturated with salt. Depending on its period, the region and class of the wearer, it was considered either as armor, or as under-armor wear. For example, for knights, a padded jacket was not armor,

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A gambeson is the most basic piece of equipment you’ll need in order to get started with historical medieval battle. Armor begins from padding; it serves as a shock-absorber between your body and steel armor.  When choosing a gambeson, consider its thickness and bulk. Otherwise, you run the risk of overheating during intense fights in

ID: 16206
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A gambeson is the most basic piece of equipment you’ll need in order to get started with historical medieval battle. Armor begins from padding; it serves as a shock-absorber between your body and steel armor.  When choosing a gambeson, consider its thickness and bulk. Otherwise, you run the risk of overheating during intense fights in

ID: 16203
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A gambeson is armor made of multiple layers of fabric. Often stuffed with (depending on region) tow, wool, horsehair, and sometimes saturated with salt. Depending on its period, the region and class of the wearer, it was considered either as armor, or as under-armor wear. For example, for knights, a padded jacket was not the

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We’re glad to offer you our new Gobelin style Gambeson – Italian Gobelin “Royal maroon”. Very beautiful combination of the gold floral ornament and royal maroon background. Gambeson is quilted vertically. Made with two layers of natural sheet wadding. Our Gambeson can be used as an under armor padding in HMB, IMCF, SCA armored combat. Also available in colors “Umber & gold”