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PostPosted: Mon 24 Aug, 2009 12:37 pm    Post subject: For Sale: Rivetted Chainmail hauberk wth links and tools         Reply with quote

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I have a rivetted chainmail hauberk for sale and includes rivetting links, rivets and tools. The links are round sectioned 8mm ungalvanized, the hauberk reaching down to just above my knee level (im 6ft tall). The sleeves reach down just past my elbows (two thirds of my arm length is covered).


I bought this as part of a project to tailor a shirt to my size, however what with my uni degree and fieldwork during the summer I unfortunately I have no real time to persue this.

I HAVE begun work on altering this hauberk cutting a strip off of the bottom of the arm and the armpit so that the left arm hangs open at the bottom. This is an ideal purchase for anyone with a project in mind to tailor chainmail to create a more authentic ringshirt.

I originally paid 350 for the hauberk, and an extra 100 for 2 KG's of extra links, rivets and a rivetting tool.

Therefore im offering the lot for 370 with around 30-40 postage to the UK. (or collection from London)

Postage outside the UK will have to be discussed. Email me at frostbittenaxe@hotmail.com for more details... photos will be posted if interest is made.

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PostPosted: Tue 25 Aug, 2009 4:23 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

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Just double checked the weight and postage costs.

Within the UK is 20.00

Within Europe is 50.00

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PostPosted: Mon 31 Aug, 2009 8:00 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

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Here are some photos of the hauberk and extras:

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PostPosted: Tue 01 Sep, 2009 4:56 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

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Forgot to mention a couple of things...

The spare links i bought had a coating of galvanize on them so as you can see from the pics I have stripped it off half of them using a hydrochloric acid mixture and them I dunked them in oil. This has left them looking almost black but im sure they will look more like the rest of the hauberk once some of the oil has rubbed off. The rest of the rings can easily be stripped with any hydrochloric acid based cleaning agent mixed with water and left for 10 mins.

The arm which I have altered seems way too thin however this is because I was intending to start tapering it to make it get gradually thicker the further up it goes. The other arm as you can see is reasonably baggy. The pattern I am using is based on the mail shirt from the Wallace collection. A detailed explanation of the alterations can be seen here:

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/trevor.barker/fa...r/mail.htm

Hope this helps,

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PostPosted: Fri 04 Sep, 2009 6:43 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

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Price drop to 350 for the lot! I can't really justify going much cheaper than this.

PM me with an offer if your interested. All offers welcome!
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PostPosted: Fri 11 Sep, 2009 5:23 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

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Price drop to 330 untill Thursday, after that im keeping the ringshirt for myself!
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Putting this back up at 320 due to current money issues.

All offers welcome.
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PostPosted: Fri 27 Nov, 2009 4:46 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

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Bump to 300.

Paypal and collection from Cardiff or London accepted.
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PostPosted: Wed 16 Dec, 2009 4:29 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

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It hurts me but... 280

Any questions feel free.
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PostPosted: Sun 11 Apr, 2010 3:52 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

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Putting this back up to see if there is any interest. Willing to do the lot for 250. All offers welcome.
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