The Wallace Collection

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Partial armour
  • Partial armour
  • Michel Witz the younger (1539 - 1588) , Armourer
  • Innsbruck, Germany
  • 1555
  • Steel, copper alloy and leather, blackened, embossed, and etched
  • Weight: 1.53 kg, burgonet
    Weight: 2.43 kg, gorget and spaudlers
    Weight: 4.47 kg, breastplate and tassets
    Weight: 2.15 kg, backplate
    Weight: 1.22 kg, vambrace (right)
    Weight: 1.14 kg, vambrace (left)
    Weight: 0.28 kg, besagew (right)
    Weight: 0.31 kg, besagew (left)
  • Inscription: 'W.E. G.I. D.R.G.S. H.D.G.G. 1555'
    Inscription: '1555' Etched
  • A37
  • European Armoury III
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