Lot 3163

A heavy German bulletproof breastplate, circa 1560

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A94aw | Live auction | 162 Lots


Robust ridged heavy breastplate with a medial ridge slightly drawn-out at the front. Arm-gussets, distinctively roped and turned flanges. Struck underneath the upper flange a group of nine circle marks, probably old armoury numbers. The breastplate engraved with a corded chain ornament. Attached a movable fauld with finely roped edge. Height 34.5 cm. Weight 4,220 g.

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