This mail shirt is made from intimidating butted armor which has been blackened for moisture resistance. Reminiscent of the Black Prince, who purposefully let his mail darken to a blackish hue, this shirt features 16 gauge links combined in the "international" pattern. Common to all European mail, the international pattern utilizes 4 links through a 5th. Faithfully copied from examples in museums and private collections, the diameter of each outer link is about 7/16” and the inner link diameter is about 3/8”. Mail shirts fit up to a 54” chest, 33” long shirt, sleeves are approximately 18” and hang to just below the elbows on average height warriors. We recommend keeping this mail oiled at all times. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.