Rieneck Greaves and Cops
Lower leg combat armor, late 14th c.
With long, flowing and smooth lines this armour proves that sometimes simple can be the most beautiful. Our steel artists based the entire kit upon the funeral effigy of Gerhard von Rieneck housed in the Church of St. Peter and Paul in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany and have created a functional work of art.
Our late XIV century armour for the lower leg is composed of frontal greaves and leather-lined cops. The cops are predrilled to point to both the greaves and cuisses (sold separately) in a historical manner and the leather extends to semi-pteruges providing extra protection to plates that see extensive wear and tear from extended motion.
The external fan plates have smooth lines and rounded edges to balance the look of the historical armour with SCA safety standards.
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Important note about measurements: please take into account that we need your measurements in gambeson, choses or other under-armour gear you are planning to use with this armor. The only exception is when you are ordering both armour and padding from our company — in this case you can send us your body measurements. For sabatons please send your footwear actual measurements.
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.
Our Armour features:
- 1.5 mm (16 ga) stainless steel; or a mild steel option to meet stricter historically-accurate standards of some reenactment organizations;
- Brass rivets;
- Leather decorations;
This item is part of the “Knight of Fortune” collectionView collection