Item no: IF-300771M

Gambeson - RFB - Brown - One Size

Sovereign, Ready for Battle
Price € 49.99
Description
There are stories being told about you amongst the soldiers. You are the mercenary who has slain over a thousand men. You put fear in your enemies with just a glance. Your aura of darkness freezes the hearts of anyone who looks you in the eye. And your favorite? Someone is saying you made a deal with a devil so that you may never die.You will never tell them which might be true. Instead, as you sit in camp and wash the blood from your Gambeson, you simply listen...and smirk. DETAILSThis bestselling Ready for Battle Gambeson is a padded armour coat covering the torso, abdomen, back and upper arms. It can be worn on its own or serve as essential padding under mail or armour. The gambeson is donned like a jacket and closed on the front with four leather straps with iron buckles. Thick enough to serve as its own armour, this sturdy gambeson is constructed with heavy layers of fluffed cotton padding sandwiched between coloured heavy cotton, all stitched together in vertical lines. The stitching keeps the padding in place and mimics a classic European high-medieval style. The gambeson is open under the armpits to allow the wearer to breathe and have ease movement. Though of European cut, gambeson or quilted-style armours have seen world-wide use since antediluvian times, making the Ready for Battle Gambeson a great basic armour with a range of possibilities regardless of time and place.HISTORYUsed as padding under chainmail or plate armourHistorically, a high-medieval European gambeson was recorded as being capable of stopping sword blows from penetrating the skinCould stop heavy arrows and mace and axe impacts with the addition of overlaying chainmail
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  • About this product

    There are stories being told about you amongst the soldiers. You are the mercenary who has slain over a thousand men. You put fear in your enemies with just a glance. Your aura of darkness freezes the hearts of anyone who looks you in the eye. And your favorite? Someone is saying you made a deal with a devil so that you may never die.

    You will never tell them which might be true. Instead, as you sit in camp and wash the blood from your Gambeson, you simply listen...and smirk.

    DETAILS

    This bestselling Ready for Battle Gambeson is a padded armour coat covering the torso, abdomen, back and upper arms. It can be worn on its own or serve as essential padding under mail or armour. The gambeson is donned like a jacket and closed on the front with four leather straps with iron buckles.

    Thick enough to serve as its own armour, this sturdy gambeson is constructed with heavy layers of fluffed cotton padding sandwiched between coloured heavy cotton, all stitched together in vertical lines. The stitching keeps the padding in place and mimics a classic European high-medieval style. The gambeson is open under the armpits to allow the wearer to breathe and have ease movement.

    Though of European cut, gambeson or quilted-style armours have seen world-wide use since antediluvian times, making the Ready for Battle Gambeson a great basic armour with a range of possibilities regardless of time and place.

    HISTORY

    • Used as padding under chainmail or plate armour
    • Historically, a high-medieval European gambeson was recorded as being capable of stopping sword blows from penetrating the skin
    • Could stop heavy arrows and mace and axe impacts with the addition of overlaying chainmail
  • Technical details
    • Ean Number
      5704742301795
    • Brand
      Ready for Battle
    • Type
      Padded Armour
    • Colour
      Brown
    • Position
      Torso
    • Fittings
      Leather Straps & Buckles
    • Weight
      850 grams / 29,98 oz
    • Length
      68
    • Neck Width
      19
    • Chest Width
      50
    • Waist Width
      50
    • Hip Width
      56
    • Sleeve Width
      25
    • Sleeve Length
      31
    • Released
      Yes
    • Material 1
      Heavy cotton
    • Release date
      01/03/2008
    • Universe
  • Quality
    • One of our bestsellers!
    • Affordable, personalized costume interchangeable with all other Epic Armoury gear
    • Made from fabrics manufactured locally
    • Handmade by qualified professional. Measurements are approximations and may vary.
  • Maintenance

    As a heavy duty fabric, this light canvas product is stronger and heavier than simple cotton. This material wrinkles easily, but can be ironed on a higher heat level.

    Cleaning

    Machine wash at 40°C / 104°F. Wash separately the first time and with similar colours afterwards. Tumble Dry on low heat, but be aware that it might shrink up to 5%. For general stains or discoloration to the canvas, treat with a commercial fabric cleaner, or blot with tepid water and a soft cloth.

  • Delivery

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