Suit of armor usually consists of thehelm. Breastplate and backplate (cuirass with often attached faulds and tassets).
Gauntlets, pauldrons (or spaulders), vambraces. Couters, sabatons (foot armor), greaves (to protect shins). And gorget, sometimes called a neckguard. Suits of armour had various uses. They were used in battle, on parades and during tournaments.
Suits of armour used in battle were the real deal. Whereas suits of armour used in parades. Were lighter and were adorned with ornaments.Tournament (or sporting armor) suits of armor. Differed in their shape (especially breastplates and helmets).
To deflect lances, pikes and polearms. They were also a lot thicker and heavier. We reply within 24 hours. Transit times may vary particularly during peak periods. Thanks for Visiting our Store.
The item "Medieval Knight Suit of Armor 17th Century Combat Full Body Armour Suit & Shield" is in sale since Thursday, February 23, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Armor & Shields". The seller is "bargain-megashop" and is located in MEERUT, UTTAR PRADESH.This item can be shipped worldwide.