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Lonnie Colson




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PostPosted: Tue 14 Jul, 2015 11:44 am    Post subject: For Sale: Complete Warwick Harness         Reply with quote

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I am selling my complete harness based on the effigy armour of Richard Beauchamp, earl of Warwick (b.1382 - d.1439) found in Beauchamp Chapel, Warwick, England. It was purportedly based upon an Italian export harness by the Missaglia workshops in Milan circa 1454 when the gilt-bronze figure was completed. The cuirass, in particular, is one of the most unique and widely-known examples of Italian armour, with deep, curved channels that arc across the breastplate and plackart. The entire reproduction was crafted by Eric Dubé. Additional examples of his portfolio can be seen at http://www.armuredube.com

The harness features: armet (lined and padded) with wrapper; pauldrons with gardbrace and stop ribs; complete cuirass with a fauld of four lames and suspended tassets (front, side and rear); removable guard of the vambrace; gauntlets (lined and padded) and sabatons.

The harness was designed to fit a wearer around 5' 11"- 6’1” tall and having a waist measurement of around 36-38 inches, but it can be further adjusted within reason. It is constructed of mild steel in multiple gauges to meet International Jousting League requirements (2008).

The Warwick has been used primarily in historical re-enactment and educational demonstrations. It only has some very minor rust marks as well as the normal wear marks along the tops of the cuisses (legs) and joints where the maille and plates rub together. The internal suspension of the fauld was modified in 2014 to better collapse in Medieval-styled saddles. All four straps on the greaves have been replaced; additionally, one strap that supports the tassets and one on the bottom of the sabatons are in need of replacement. All other leathers are in their original condition. I have decided to sell in order to help finance another commission.

$15,000 USD. Serious inquiries only. Additional information and specific measurements available upon request from: socialmedia[at]knyghtlyarmes.com

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Lonnie Colson




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PostPosted: Thu 03 Sep, 2015 10:39 am    Post subject: Re: For Sale: Complete Warwick Harness         Reply with quote

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The folder location of the images slightly changed. As I am unable to edit my previous post, here are the updated links to view the armour:

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Additionally, as I am sometimes a bit slow in responding to private messages I will include most of the previously requested measurements:

Helm:
19.75 at narrowest part under chin
24.00 at brow just above eye slot (with padding)
28.75 exterior at brow just above eye slot

Vambrace:
10.06 lower cannon at wrist
15.75 upper cannon at bicep
13.00 tip of elbow to rolled edge at wrist

Greaves:
17.50 along top edge at maximum circumference (unbuckled)
16.63 along top edge when buckled
11.63 exterior at narrowest part of shin
03.25 diameter at narrowest part of shin
05.25 diameter at widest part of calf

Plackart:
34.00 inside waist when fully buckled
01.00 approximate overlap of edges when buckled

Breastplate:
15.63 width at armpits
41.00 along lower edge of breastplate/at ribs

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