late 14th c.
Parts of SCA combat armour for Wade Allen made in the late 1970"s and early 1980"s. Bascinet formed from a cone, raised and point pushed in. Grill secured by a rotating paddle that holds the hinge down on a pair of hook shaped staples. Breastplate of shallow globose form constructed with a weld in the bottom center. Arms rolled over a wire. Etched laurel wreath added in 1981. Arm of steel wiht 2 piece vambrace secured by a pair of hinges filed from commercial hinges and a strap and buckle. Articulation rivets of steel with brass caps. Made by Wade Allen while working with Valerius Armmories (and before)
If you have any questions, please send them to Wade Allen
This site last updated Fri Oct 30 22:26:09 EDT 2009