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Mail, Armor & Shields

One of the earliest uses of metal protection was chain mail armor. The use of armor and mail continued through the Renaissance until the presence of gunpowder increased in the 16th century.

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Ultimate Theatrical Mail Shirt - Riveted Aluminum & Silicone

#300556
This revolutionary new long sleeved mail shirt is lightweight and extremely versatile, which makes it perfect for the film, television, and theater. Every other row is made of lightweight riveted aluminum, while the opposite rows are solid rings of strong elastic silicone. Weighs 8 lbs/ 5 oz.

$349.95

Ultimate Theatrical Mail Coif - Riveted Aluminum & Silicone

#300557
This revolutionary new mail coif is lightweight and extremely versatile, which makes it perfect for the film, television and theater. Every other row is made of lightweight riveted aluminum, while the opposite rows are solid rings of strong elastic silicone. Weighs 3 lbs/ 1 oz.

$139.95

15th Century Arming Doublet

#101814
This high quality arming doublet is 100% cotton canvas and filled with organic cotton felt, which allows body heat to escape better than poly-fill. Multiple eyelets allow the you to move your armor to the best position possible.
$139.95

Augsburg Suit of Armor

#300508
This German suit of armor is hand forged of 18 gauge mild steel, includes decorative waist skirt and complete wooden interior form. Overall height of 81 inches. Decorative only, and includes a heavy, wooded pedestal base. FREE standard US shipping - A $300 Value!
$1,195.95

Battlecry Soldier’s Buckler

#300501
This shield is designed specifically to be used and made from 1065 high carbon steel with a darkened, battle-hardened finish and tempering to a low 50s RC.
$89.95

Riveted Dark Aluminum Mail Armor Coif

#300478
This light mail coif is made of aluminum links that have been flattened, riveted shut and then chemically darkened. Weighs 2lbs/6oz.
$144.95

Riveted Dark Aluminum Mail Armor Shirt

#300477
This extra long mail shirt has full-length sleeves. It is made with flattened aluminum links that are riveted shut and then chemically darkened. Weighs 13.5 lbs.
$494.95

Duke of Burgundy Suit Of Armor

#300052
This suit of armor is hand-forged of 18 gauge steel. Includes full skeletal body and decorative skirt. Fully wearable! Hardwood display pedestal. Approximately 6-1/2 feet tall.
$2,496.00 $1,995.95

Top Customer Reviews

Review of: Brown Cotton Brigandine

I'd really consider this more of a "coat of plates" than a proper "brigandine" armor given the lack of overlapping plates.  The gaps between plates, particularly over the breastbone, would make me consider this for protection in addition to a mail shirt or hauberk.
Reviewed by: Matthew, May 27, 2021

Review of: Swordsman Buckler

It fits well in the hand and is not to heavy.
Reviewed by: Tyrone, May 18, 2021

Review of: 15th Century Arming Doublet

Fits great, great quality, and holds my armor good. No complaints.
Reviewed by: Michael, March 18, 2021

Review of: Augsburg Suit of Armor

Ever since I was a little kid, I wanted a suit of armor in my room or house. After looking around, I saw that Windlass was offering this decorative suit. Unlike so many junky suits I have looked at, yours truly seemed like a historically accurate one. Well, it arrived yesterday! After cleaning the shipping oil off of it, I put this bad boy together! I was like a little kid again! I put him in my office, so I can look at it everyday! This is a beautiful suit!! I had no want to wear it, so this type of suit saved me money (got it on sale!) but looks like it came from an old English castle! Now I'll have to save up for maybe a wearable one, too! LOL
Reviewed by: Dave, June 06, 2019

Review of: Battlecry Soldier’s Buckler

This is a solidly constructed buckler.  The size and weight is perfect and the handle is comfortable.  This is a great buy.
Reviewed by: Derek, April 02, 2019

Review of: Battlecry Soldier’s Buckler

Initially I was leery of buying this product due to the gap between the boss and the rest of the buckler, but my concerns were unfounded. I got two of these when they were on sale for the deal of the day and I have been more than pleased with them. They are well balanced and the grip fits comfortably in my hand. The grip runs across the back of the buckler, keeping a low profile and offering great control over the buckler. Overall it is solidly built, able to stand up to the rigors of sparring. This is my new favorite buckler and I look forward to getting more for my club!
Reviewed by: Jeremiah, October 12, 2018

Review of: Battlecry Soldier’s Buckler

Nice and sturdy. Perfect for SCA fencing!
Reviewed by: Anastasia, September 28, 2018

Review of: Battlecry Soldier’s Buckler

I'm not a shield expert, but I think it is cool. Just got it today, and I am happy with it.
Reviewed by: Michael, January 14, 2017

Review of: Battlecry Soldier’s Buckler

I like this buckler. A good product for the price I paid. PaulCG
Reviewed by: Paul, December 01, 2016

Review of: Riveted Dark Aluminum Mail Armor Coif

110% satisfied.
Reviewed by: Dominic, June 30, 2015