This high quality armour breastplate is part of the exclusive collection of "Historical Armour" by Marto of Spain
Ideal for collector's, this is an excellent piece of armour which would be a fantastic addition to any collection, can also be adapted for theatrical and TV use.
In medieval weaponry, the breastplate is the front portion of plate armour covering the trunk of the body. It has been a military mainstay since ancient times and was usually made of leather, bronze or iron in antiquity. The breastplate was fastened to the body through leather belts that cross themselves on the back.
This handcrafted Steel Smooth Spanish Breastplate by Marto of Toledo, is a one piece solid construction of armour that covers the entire front of the torso. This simple yet classic design of breastplate was typical of the Spanish armoury of the 16th century and was mainly worn by foot soldiers. This particular breastplate is unadorned smooth steel that highlights the craftsmanship and clean lines of the armour. This breastplate is a close replica to what soldiers of the particular era would have chosen to wear.
This item will give an authentic touch of history to any costume or display.
Overall Dimensions: 49 x 40 cms - 19 x 16 inches
Material: 18 Gauge Mild Steel
Weight 4 lbs
Comes with Certificate of Quality and Origin.
Made in Toledo, Spain