A Harquebusiers Cuirass ex. Sherbourne Castle

A Homogenous Harquebusiers Cuirass, 17th Century.
£2,500.00

ID: 5665

A Homogenous Harquebusiers Cuirass, 17th Century. Ex. Sherbourne Castle


Breastplate: Made of a single plate, forged into the typical form with low medial ridge drawn out to a small point on the base, plain turned edges at the neck and armpits. It is fitted with a pair of studs for the shoulder straps, and flared skirt. Decorated with line engraving.  

Exterior marks: possibly a Crowned A at the neck. 

Internal batch marks: none visible


Backplate: Forged from a single plate, shaped tot he shoulders, and in the lumbar area is forged out into a shallow flange, plain turned edges at the neck and armpits. The backplate is connected to the breastplates by two plated shoulder straps and a leather waist belt. Decorated with simple line engraving. 

Exterior marks: possibly a Crowned A at the neck and two other marks. 

Internal batch marks: none visible


Notes:

Stand not included. 

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