Churburg Cuirass - Epic Dark - Head

Sovereign, Epic Armoury
IN STOCK
€ 219.99 No additional import fees or taxes
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To serve your lord, you are prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice. Upon the battlefield you await the coming violence, looking out upon the thousands at your side and the thousands more who stand opposed. You may very well die this day, but you have every intention of taking out a hundred soldiers before you do.

Your lord strides along the battlelines, shouting encouragement. Your Churburg Armour glints in the sunlight as he finally gives the call to charge--and with that decisive shout the battle begins.

DETAILS

Epic Armoury’s Churburg Armour is a simple low-fantasy piece of armour protecting the front and back of the torso and abdomen. The plate rests at the waist and is sculpted to fit the body and add structural strength to the steel. This steel riveted piece has been treated with Epic Armoury's Epic Dark Metal coat to give the armour a rugged, antique finish.

The Churburg Armour is embellished with a wide ‘V’ on the front to deflect attacks away from the head. It is fully usable with Epic Armoury’s other metal work products, giving you the freedom to customize your character’s costume. Made of 1 mm thick galvanized mild steel and top-grain leather straps and fittings, this armour piece is built to withstand the abuse of a LARP or reenactment with regular leather and metal armour care.

Available in sizes Medium/Large and X-Large/XX-Large; and in colours Polished Steel and Epic Dark.

HISTORY

  • Loosely based on the Churburg #13 breastplate, a historically famous armour set from the 14th century
  • Historical inspiration was considered a “transitional” breastplate, meant to be worn with a lot of chainmail
  • Our version is much bigger than the original, protecting the entire chest

  • Technical details
    • Brand
      Epic Armoury
    • Type
      Torso Armour
    • Colour
      Epic Dark
    • Position
      Torso
    • Fittings
      Leather Straps & Buckles
    • Released
      Yes
    • Material 1
      Mild Steel
    • Universe
  • Quality
    • Made from 1mm thick mild steel
    • Rolled edges with no sharp edges
    • Straps and fittings made from top-grain leather
    • Adjustable ductile steel flanks for closer body-fit
    • Hand made, welded pieces for maximal durability
    • Epic Dark oxidization resistant coating

    This product is handmade and hand-painted and therefore unique. As a result, when compared with similar item numbers, this product can have natural deviations in pattern, colour and shape, which are not considered defects or faults.
    We produce our image material in a natural environment, where lighting and surroundings can affect colors and contrast. The displayed images may therefore appear different from the product you receive from us.

    Measurements are all in cm if not stated otherwise.

  • Maintenance

    Epic Armoury metal works products should be treated with a wax or quality acid-free vegetable oil and kept in dry storage. Metal armour containing leather parts would needs a separate maintenance for the leather. Please read the "Leather Straps and Fittings" section below for leather cleaning and maintenance using leather-care products.

    Degreasing and preparing your armour for use

    When you open your armour, you may be overwhelmed by the smell of grease and oil. The oil has been applied to protect your armour during storage and transport. Use a degreasing product or mineral spirits and a dry cloth or paper towels to remove all the oil from your plate armour parts. Chainmail is a bit harder to remove all the oil from the links, but it can be done in much the same way. Wipe off as much as you can with a dry cloth, and with the remaining oil, you can remove the grease from the chainmail with mineral spirits or another solvent by spraying it on the links. You can also choose to fully submerge your chainmail in a degreasing product and use your hands to agitate the metal in the solution, this will completely remove all oil and grease from your links. After removal of the oil, make sure to dry your armour thoroughly. Strong, warm sunlight is great for drying your armour, but you can also use a hairdryer or a heat gun to speed up the process. Be careful not to overheat any leather parts when using a heat gun.

    Cleaning

    Moisture is the enemy of armour and chainmail. If your armour does get wet, it is important that you dry it thoroughly as soon as possible. After handling, wearing, or after six months of storage or display, all metal should be wiped with a clean cloth. Lightly oil the clean surface with a quality acid-free vegetable oil. Alternatively, you can apply a coating of wax to the entire surface of the exposed metal. Allow the wax to dry for a couple of hours and then buff it lightly with a soft cloth.

    Rust-Prevention and Removal

    Store your armour is a dry place and check it every couple of months for signs of rust. If any is found, remove it by gently rubbing the affected spot with a mildly abrasive pad dipped in wax or quality acid-free vegetable oil. Epic Dark products are specially treated to resist rust, but should still be treated with oil and kept in dry storage.

    Leather Straps and Fittings

    Clean by removing dirt with a hard brush, then gently rub on leather soap with a clean, damp cloth until the leather appears clean. Remove soap with a separate damp cloth to wipe away any soap residue and then use a dry cloth to wipe away any remaining water from the leather.

    You should always condition leather after cleaning, since the soap will have removed some of its natural oils. Treat the leather with mink oil, olive oil, or beeswax polish with a clean cloth, gently rubbing a small amount of oil or polish in circles into the leather. Allow the leather to soak in the oil before wiping the leather with a final clean cloth to remove any excess residue.

  • Delivery

    Dear customer, we usually pack and ship your order within 2 business days. Please read all about delivery in this link.

    We are currently shipping to the following countries. If your country isn’t listed here, please contact us

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    At the moment we do not ship tents to any country located outside the European Union, we are working on solving the issue as quickly as possible.

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