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Medieval brown leather armor

Epic Armoury
027670000
118.18 €
Are you looking for authentic medieval armor to complete your costume or for your historical reenactment activities? Do not look any further! We have the perfect armor for you: Epic Armoury's Medieval Brown Leather Armor. This impressive armor is made of high-quality leather, making it strong and durable. In addition, its brown color gives it an authentic...
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Rogue Light Armor, Epic Dark finish

Epic Armoury
153970000
112.40 €
Are you looking for a light armor that combines style and protection? Do not look any further! We've got Rogue Light Armor with an Epic Dark finish, designed especially for you. This breastplate is made of high-quality leather and steel, making it strong and durable. Its ergonomic design adapts perfectly to the shape of the torso, providing optimal...
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Fantasy handmade medieval breastplate for LARP

Lord of Battles
211520000
78.50 €
Discover the incredible fantasy handmade medieval breastplate for LARP from the renowned Lord of Battles brand. This impressive breastplate is made from strong 18 gauge mild steel giving it great durability and strength. Don't worry about comfort, despite its imposing appearance, this dungarees are lightweight and comfortable to wear. It covers most of...
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Epic Armory Ranger Breastplate Full Set Black

Epic Armoury
244300000
86.78 €
Discover the Ranger Suede Torso armor from Epic Armoury, and embark on an epic journey through history! Constructed of chromed leather and designed with elegant diagonal latticework on the front and sides, this cuirass is the perfect addition to your Medieval, Viking or Celtic attire. Our Ranger Suede Torso armor stands out for its versatility. In...
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Epic Armory Ranger Breastplate Full Set, Brown

Epic Armoury
244310000
86.78 €
The Ranger Breastplate Complete Set from Epic Armoury is a piece of armor made of chrome leather, with a smooth frame and diagonal weave on the front and sides. It is held together with ornamental straps that can be adjusted for a comfortable fit. While designed to match other pieces in the complete Ranger armor set, this armor can be combined with...
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muscled cuirass

Battle Merchant
000980000
119.98 €
The silver Roman muscled cuirass is a treasure for lovers of history and recreation. With a life-size and self-adjusting design, it will allow you to look like a true warrior. Its silver color gives it a bright and striking appearance, perfect to stand out at any historical reenactment event or theme party. The armor is made of high-quality materials,...
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lorica segmentata

Battle Merchant
000970000
185.98 €
Lorica segmentata: Protection and style at the service of true warriors The Lorica segmentata made of 18G steel with details cast in bronze is the dream come true for all lovers of Roman history and period warriors. With its design faithful to the armor used by the legendary Roman legionnaires, this segmented loric is synonymous with authenticity and...
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Plain Breastplate for Armor

Art Gladius
003740000
126.45 €
Are you looking for a unique and authentic piece to complement your medieval armor? Then look no further because we have the perfect plain dungarees for you. Our plain breastplate for armor is a high quality piece manufactured by Art Gladius in Toledo, Spain. This city is known for its tradition in the manufacture of weapons and armor, so you can be sure...
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Roman Gladiator vest

016340000
174.00 €
Roman Gladiator vest including flats and strips with self-adjusting belt buckles triple. Made of premium leather. It is standard size.
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Chiselled breastplate with Toledo Eagle

Art Gladius
003820000
164.70 €
Do you want to add a touch of elegance and distinction to your home? Then you can't pass up the opportunity to purchase this magnificent chiselled breastplate with a Toledo double eagle motif, made by Art Gladius in the historic city of Toledo, Spain. This dungarees is much more than just an ornamental and decorative piece, it is a true work of art that...
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Chiselled breastplate with rampant lions

Art Gladius
003830000
164.70 €
Are you looking for a unique and exclusive piece to decorate your home? Then you can't miss this incredible chiselled breastplate with the motif of 3 rampant lions. Made by Art Gladius in Toledo, Spain, this dungarees are a true work of art that will not only add a touch of elegance to any space, but will also turn heads. One of the main advantages of...
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Templar breastplate

Art Gladius
005830000
147.30 €
Are you looking for a unique and special piece to decorate your home? Then you cannot miss the opportunity to acquire our natural size Templar Breastplate decorated with a large pate red cross and Knights Templar. This product, manufactured by Art Gladius, is a true work of art that will not only allow you to display a decorative element of great...
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Plain Breastplate for Armor

Marto
000390000
154.55 €
Plain breastplate for armor without engravings. It is not functional for people . The breastplate is part of the medieval armor and its mission is fundamental since it protects the combatant's chest. The plain armor breastplate is the perfect complement for those looking for additional protection in their armor. Made by Marto, a renowned armor...
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Engraved breastplate for armor

Marto
000400000
227.27 €
Engraved breastplate for armor . It is not functional for people . The breastplate is part of the medieval armor and its mission is fundamental since it protects the combatant's chest. The engraved breastplate for Marto armor is a unique and authentic piece, made in Toledo, Spain. With its detailed design and intricate engravings, this breastplate will...
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Breastplate with reliefs and engravings for armor

Marto
000410000
318.18 €
Breastplate with reliefs and engravings for armor. The breastplate is part of the medieval armor and its mission is fundamental since it protects the combatant's chest. The breastplate with reliefs and engravings for armor by Marto is a unique and exceptional piece that cannot be missing in the collection of any lover of history and the medieval era....
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Knights Templar breastplate

Marto
000560000
227.27 €
Breastplate of the Knights Templar. The Order of the Poor Knights of Christ (Latin: Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Solomonici), commonly known as the Knights Templar or the Order of the Temple (French: Ordre du Temple or Templiers) was one of the most famous Christian military orders. This organization remained active for just under two...
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Viking leather armor

Epic Armoury
026760000
79.34 €
Are you looking for armor that combines style and functionality? Then look no further, because we have the perfect Viking leather armor for you. This armor is made of high quality brown leather and features an adjustable design with 4 buckles located on the back. This means that you can adapt it perfectly to your body, giving you a comfortable and secure...
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Templar breastplate with cross

Marto
000570000
227.27 €
Templar breastplate with cross Breastplate of the Knights Templar with screen-printed cross. The Order of the Poor Knights of Christ (Latin: Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Solomonici), commonly known as the Knights Templar or the Order of the Temple (French: Ordre du Temple or Templiers) was one of the most famous Christian military orders. This...
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Medieval black leather armor

Epic Armoury
027660000
118.18 €
Do you want to look like a real medieval knight? Then you cannot miss the opportunity to acquire our incredible Black Leather Medieval Armor. This armor, made by the renowned brand Epic Armory, is perfect for those looking for an authentic and elegant look. One of the main advantages of this armor is its black leather design, which gives it a unique and...
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Pectoral and back with tassels, 16th century

Battle Merchant
029890000
227.77 €
Are you a lover of history and historical re-enactments? Would you like to feel like a real 16th century foot soldier? Then this pectoral, back and shoulder straps are just what you need. This set of protections made of 1.6 mm thick steel will provide you with the necessary resistance and durability to face any battle, be it in a historical reenactment...
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Italian medieval armor, XV century

Battle Merchant
029900000
342.99 €
Immerse yourself in medieval times with this incredible 15th century Italian infantry soldier armor! Made of high quality steel, with a thickness of 1.3 mm, this armor will provide you with the protection and style you need. With self-adjusting straps and buckles, this armor is one size fits all, so it fits different sizes and silhouettes. You won't have...
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Steel breastplate (1.6 mm.)

Ulfberth
031280000
111.98 €
Discover the incredible Ulfberth steel breastplate, a product made by a renowned German manufacturer. This one-size-fits-all medieval breastplate is made of high-quality steel and is 1.6mm thick, ensuring its strength and durability. One of the outstanding features of this dungarees is its oval design in the abdominal area, which offers a comfortable and...
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Spartan muscled armor

Battle Merchant
031340000
178.23 €
The time has come to become a true Spartan warrior with our Spartan Muscled Armor! This impressive full armor is made up of a breastplate and a pauldron, designed to offer you maximum protection in your battles. Made of high-grade steel and finished in bronze, this armor will not only give you an imposing appearance, but will also ensure durability and...
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Milanese breastplate and backrest, 15th century

Battle Merchant
031890000
314.99 €
Immerse yourself in medieval history with the 15th century Milanese breastplate and backrest that we offer you. This impressive armor set is made from 1.2mm thick steel, giving you optimal protection without sacrificing comfort. The Milanese breastplate and backrest is not only an impeccable piece of protection, but also an authentic historical treasure....
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Lorica segmentata, stainless steel

Battle Merchant
026000000
314.99 €
The segmented loric made of stainless steel with details cast in bronze is a real gem for lovers of Roman history. This sophisticated armor received its name from the Latin word "segmented," which refers to the division of armor into metal plates. Imagine being able to wear an authentic piece of the splendid legacy of the Roman legionnaires. With our...
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muscled roman armor

Battle Merchant
037310000
154.98 €
Have you always wanted to live in the time of the Roman Empire? Are you fascinated by the bravery and skill of gladiators? Then this Muscled Roman Armor is perfect for you! This Roman-style armor will take you straight back to the glory days of the Roman Empire. Crafted in meticulous detail, this brown muscled armor is made from high-quality cowhide for...
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adjustable viking armor

Epic Armoury
031790000
381.82 €
Do you want to feel like a real Viking? With Epic Armoury's adjustable Viking armor you can become the most feared warrior of all time. This armor is made of high-grade polished steel, giving it a strong and imposing look. In addition, its M/L size adapts perfectly to your body, providing you with comfort and freedom of movement during your battles. One...
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Armor for women in steel

Mytholon
042370000
82.56 €
Ready to enter a fantasy world and become the warrior you always dreamed of being? With our incredible steel armor for women, you can go on exciting adventures and stand out at any cosplay event or theme party. This armor, manufactured by the renowned German brand Mytholon, is designed with all those brave and determined women in mind who want to look...
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Medieval steel breastplate, adjustable

Battle Merchant
079630000
74.23 €
Discover the true essence of medieval times with our impressive adjustable steel breastplate. This magnificent and authentic breastplate has been carefully crafted with decorative rivets that give it a unique and exciting look. Our medieval breastplate is designed to give you maximum comfort and protection during your historical or re-enactment...
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Medieval breastplate Adam

Mytholon
088070000
107.36 €
Discover the incredible Adam medieval breastplate, a piece of armor that will take you back to the 14th century. Made of carbon steel with a thickness of 1.2 mm, this breastplate guarantees exceptional protection without sacrificing authenticity and period style. The special design of the Adam breastplate is based on 14th century full armor, providing...
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Full medieval breastplate, Galahad

Mytholon
088120000
206.53 €
Jump right into battle with the Galahad Full Medieval Breastplate. This impressive breastplate is made of carbon steel with a thickness of 1.2 mm, which guarantees its durability and resistance at all times. One of the outstanding features of this bib is its modular design, which allows you to add or remove the rest of the pieces of the set according to...
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Amazon Lena Warrior Chestplate

Mytholon
088160000
74.30 €
Prepare for battle with the power of a true warrior! We present the Amazon Warrior Breastplate from the Lena set, made of carbon steel with a thickness of 1.2 mm. This impressive breastplate from the German brand Mytholon will provide you with the necessary protection on your most intense adventures. With the Lena Amazon Warrior Breastplate, you can look...
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Gustav medieval breastplate

Mytholon
088220000
99.09 €
Are you looking for a quality medieval breastplate to complete your period costume? Do not look any further! We present you the surprising Gustav medieval breastplate, manufactured by the renowned German brand Mytholon. This breastplate is made of high quality carbon steel, with a thickness of 1.2 mm. This guarantees exceptional resistance and optimal...
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Georg medieval breastplate

Mytholon
088260000
123.88 €
Do you want to delve into history and look like a true medieval warrior? Then the medieval breastplate from the Georg set is just what you need. This impressive breastplate is made of carbon steel with a thickness of 1.2 mm, which guarantees its resistance and durability. One of the main advantages of this dungarees is its perfect fit. It has two leather...
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Gorgon medieval breastplate

Art Gladius
093550000
196.05 €
Are you looking for a unique and authentic piece to decorate your home? Then you cannot miss the opportunity to acquire our medieval breastplate decorated with the head of a Gorgon. This article, made in Toledo, is a true work of art that will transport you to medieval times. One of the main advantages of our medieval breastplate is its original and...
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Roman Commander muscled cuirass

Windlass Steel Crafts
105520000
226.20 € 282.75 €
Discover the imposing and powerful muscled Breastplate of the Roman Commander. This majestic item has been created with passion and dedication by our talented master blacksmiths, who have used only the best materials for its manufacture. Handcrafted from the highest quality steel, this breastplate is synonymous with durability and strength. Additionally,...
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medieval noble breastplate

Epic Armoury
099130000
208.26 €
Epic Armoury's Medieval Noble Cuirass is the perfect accessory for noble warriors looking for protection and style on the battlefield. This beautiful fantasy armor is designed to protect both the front and rear of the body, providing complete defense against enemy attacks. Constructed of high-quality materials, this breastplate is made from riveted mild...
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Persian Armor Char-a'ina, Epic Dark

Epic Armoury
107180000
107.44 €
Discover the imposing Char-a ina Persian Armor, with an epic finish in dark tones that make it stand out from the rest. Made of high-quality steel, this armor will provide you with maximum protection in your most intense battles. One of the most notable features of this armor is its adjustment system using top quality leather straps and brass buckles,...
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Orc Full Metal Armor, Deal

Epic Armoury
106980000
270.25 €
Deal Orc Armor is the perfect addition to your Orc or Barbarian outfit. Designed to offer complete protection, this full metal armor includes the torso, shoulder pads, bracers and leg protection. Each piece of this armor is made of high quality steel, ensuring exceptional resistance to any blow or impact. Additionally, top grain leather straps and...
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Balthasar full breastplate

Mytholon
082550000
165.21 €
Discover the spectacular Balthasar Full Breastplate, high-quality armor that will transport you to medieval times. This complete bib is made up of two pieces, joined by resistant leather straps that allow it to be perfectly adjusted to your body. Its carefully crafted design features a chest portion made up of multiple layers of riveted metal, giving it a...
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The evolution of protection in history

The breastplates and backrests of armor are witnesses of the evolution of protection throughout history. From ancient Roman lorics to sturdy medieval breastplates, these pieces played a crucial role in keeping warriors safe on the battlefield. Some were made of steel, while others were made of reinforced leather.

Breastplates, breastplates and cuirasses were key pieces of functional medieval armor, providing solid defense against enemy weapons and projectiles. The backrests, for their part, protected the back of the warrior, guaranteeing complete coverage.

In this article, we will explore the variety of breastplates and backplates used throughout history and their importance in protecting brave fighters of different eras.

Steel vs. Leather: The choice of materials

The choice of materials for the manufacture of breastplates and backrests made a significant difference in the effectiveness of the armor. Steel breastplates were known for their durability and strength, able to withstand impacts from swords, spears, and arrows. These steel bellies provided superior protection in hand-to-hand combat.

On the other hand, leather breastplates and backrests were appreciated for their lightness and flexibility. Although they offered moderate protection, they were preferred by those seeking mobility on the battlefield. Leather loricas were also popular in ancient Rome and other cultures.

Discover how the choice between steel and leather reflected the needs and preferences of warriors throughout history.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

  • What was the function of panceras in medieval armor?

    The bellies were armor components that protected the warrior's torso and abdomen, providing defense against blows and cuts to the front.

  • What differentiates a Roman lorica from a medieval breastplate?

    Roman lorics were an early form of armor composed of metal rings, while medieval breastplates were solid plates of steel or leather that covered the torso.

  • Were steel breastplates uncomfortable on the battlefield?

    Steel breastplates could be heavy, but they were designed to distribute weight evenly and provide comfort to warriors in combat.

  • What was the purpose of the backrests on armor?

    The backrests protected the back of the warrior from surprise attacks and enemy arrows, guaranteeing complete defense on the battlefield.

  • Were leather breastplates used in the Middle Ages?

    Yes, leather breastplates and backrests were common in the Middle Ages, especially among warriors who needed additional mobility.

  • How were the armor kept in good condition?

    The armor required regular care to prevent rust. Warriors cleaned and oiled them to maintain their integrity and durability.

Explore our wide selection of functional armor breastplates and backrests, in both steel and leather, and discover how these iconic pieces contributed to the protection of warriors throughout history. Equip yourself with authenticity and face your adventures with confidence.

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