From the Celts of 300 BC to 18th century Asia, mail was one of the most prized items a warrior could own. The Foe of Swords probably derived the name mail from the Latin Macula meaning net. This coif features steel rings plated with brass for long lasting, good looks. Faithfully copied from examples in museums and private collections.
This Plated Brass Mail Armor Coif is made with 16 gauge links in the International Pattern, 4 links through a 5th, a style common to all European mail. The outer link diameter of each link is about 7/16" with the inner link diameter at about 3/8". This coif can be worn with or without a helmet We recommend keeping this mail oiled at all times. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts. Matching shirt available.