Armor Kit “Knight of Fortune”
Functional combat suit of armor, 14th c.
Every plate of this beautiful armor, every clasp, and rivet, every single piece with fancy etching and accents are paid with sweat and blood of the noble knight whose only heritage are his sword and his combat skills.
14th-century functional combat armor includes:
Mainly, the idea and the design of this armor are based on Rezzo von Beichlingen grave sculpture, circa XIV (to be exact, 1360). This armor provides a perfect balance between relatively simple and combat-oriented design and beautiful decorations like optional weapon mounts on the chest of the brigandine, brass clasps and rivets and ArmStreet's signature etching on the stainless steel.
The leather exterior makes the brigandine a bit more expensive but it's more durable and is easier to repair. Under the leather there are rows of parallel steel plates. Fastening is realised with the help of clasps at the shoulders and back slit. The clasps are handmade of brass and the whole brigandine is assembled with solid brass rivets. Brass weapon mounts, which are pretty historically accurate, are not included but can be ordered optionally.
Made for combat, these arms are of simple and sturdy construction which has many advantages: the great balance between weight and flexibility, grade-A protection and the fact that arms are disassemblable. Both upper and lower cannons can be used separately in combination with elbow cops.
The legs design provides an outstanding balance of weight, flexibility and protection. All the parts are detachable so the cuisses and greaves can be used separately along with knee cops.
The simple one-piece construction of these spaulders provides great durability and protection along with low weight. The etched thistle decorations make this armor recognisable and beautiful.
To answer the possible question, etching is usually attributed to later period tournament armor kits, so for groups and events with strict historical accuracy rules you can order this armor without etching for less, some of the element of the armor (like legs, arms, and pauldrons) are available without etching as separate products in our shop right now.
This armor is made keeping in mind the functionality and it will stand in good stead for SCA, rebated steel heavy fight tournaments, and historical medieval martial arts formats like Battle of the Nation tournament.
Please note: the handmade brass weapon chains are not included by default due to safety requirements but can be added as an option for $125 extra.
Important note about brigandine size: for technical reasons this brigandine can be made in regular (S, M, L, XL) sizes only Technically it can be modified for the different body measurements but only if your waist circumference isn't larger than the chest circumference, otherwise we can't guarantee proper flexibility and fit of the armour. Please contact our support if you need this brigandine in custom size.
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Safety disclaimer: Sword-fighting and fencing is a dangerous sport. Fencing, historical fencing, medieval reenactment and martial arts as well as other related types of activity, are inherently connected to a certain risk level of injuries or death. The Company declines all responsibility for any traumas or harm done to oneself or to the third person, along with any material or consequential damage, impaired during the products usage. We admonish that all acts with armour, weapons or their components have to be performed before designated person who is responsible for safety of the particular event and accredited to supervise armour and sport weapon conformance to the event’s standards.
- Brigandine's leather exterior;
- 1mm steel plates in brigandine;
- 1.5 mm (16 ga) stainless steel;
- Leather decorations;
- Leather straps;
- Brass clasps;
- Solid brass rivets.
- XIV century period design;
- Thistle ornament etching;
- Handmade brass casting;
- Parts of limb protection can be used separately;
- Optionally can be made without etching.
- Leather-covered brigandine;
- European armor legs with cops and greaves;
- European armor arms with cops;
- European armor pauldrons.
- Bascinet helmet with nasal plate;
- Bascinet helmet with laser cut visor;
- Demi gauntlets;
- Rondelle plates.
This item is part of the “Knight of Fortune” collectionView collection
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