ArmStreet

Velvet Gambeson “The King's Guard”

Limited edition knight's pourpoint

$379

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Velvet Gambeson “The King's Guard”

Limited edition knight's pourpoint

A King’s personal guard was every bit an extension of the King himself. Only the highest quality arms and armor were good enough for those who pledged their lives to his defense. In or out of armor, a King’s Guard was judged by the quality of his attire.

In this vein, ArmStreet developed the King’s Guard line of XIV century armour for the discerning fighter and reenactor. However, we could not stop with the exterior armor, only a gambeson “made for a King”, or his guard, would do to complete this armor kit. ArmStreet is proud to present our limited edition – King’s Guard Gambeson! This is the epitome of what a regal padded under armor garment should be. Made of our exclusive wine-red, patterned velvet, this gambeson will turn heads on the field and at Court. Up close, this gambeson has an amazingly rich and authentic look that is based on the style of pourpoint made famous by Charles de Blois. The gambeson even comes with authentic leather trim and handmade, velvet-cloth covered leather buttons. We have used only the highest quality of materials to create the one-of-a-kind arming garment and that we guarantee you will be proud to wear for many years to come.

Red embossed natural velvet

Can be made in fixed sizes only, please check our size chart. According to the size chart the hips' circumference corresponds to the following sizes:

  • size S: 34 1/2 - 38 1/2 in (88-98 cm)
  • size M: 38 1/2 - 42 1/2 in (98-108 cm)
  • size L: 42 1/2 - 45 1/4 in (108-115 cm)
  • size XL: 45 1/4 - 48 in (115-122 cm)

To check how to measure yourself please click here.

Please contact us if you have any additional questions.

Pourpoint features:

  • Limited patterned velvet
  • Authentic design
  • Leather trimming
  • Velvet-covered handmade buttons
  • Cotton/lining padding
  • Natural batting

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6 comments

  • Mark Klimaszewski 09 of August 2015:

    What are the arming points on a Gambeson?

    ArmStreet team answered 09 of August 2015:

    Laces sewn on a gambeson which are used to attach the armor pieces.

  • Mark Klimaszewski 09 of August 2015:

    Do you make armor sizes for those over the hill knights of much greater girth who sit by the roasting pits and meade barrels talking of past glories?

    ArmStreet team answered 09 of August 2015:

    Possibly yes, please specify which armor you'd like to order and email us your measurements (full height, chest, waist, hips) at contact@armstreet.com.

  • David 17 of June 2015:

    Can this Gambeson be made of External layer: thick and durable cotton and if so what would be the cost ?

    ArmStreet team answered 22 of June 2015:

    Can be made of cotton, you'll get $50 off. Please email us at contact@armstreet.com to get the discount.

  • simone nocchi 20 of May 2015:

    hello, I'm intereste to Knight's Gambeson Pourpoint “The King's Guard” possible have one in different color? what do u use for padding it in? how can I send to u money wich metod do u prefare? is possible by banck accoun? thanks simone

    ArmStreet team answered :

    Can be made to order in blue, red (embossed), bottle green, burgundy color. Simply switch to the Custom size tab in the description and tick the preferred color, then fill in your measurements in the order form and click Checkout.

    Padding is made of cotton-based natural batting.

    We mostly use PayPal; bank transfer is fine too, simply email us at contact@armstreet.com.

  • Alain St-Amour 27 of March 2015:

    Is this pourpoint available in larger size ?

    ArmStreet team answered 29 of March 2015:

    Can be made to order in size L or XL, please check our size chart.

  • Stephen Saunders 04 of November 2014:

    Does this Pourpoint have points for attaching the armour? And if not how does one attach the Kings Guard Armour?

    ArmStreet team answered 06 of November 2014:

    All our gambesons come without the arming points (supposed that it's more convenient to sew on the laces by yourself, when you've already tried wearing on the armour over your gambeson). We can add the arming points for $5-15 extra (depending on how many points you need), simply add a comment to your order.

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