Description Maximilian SCA LARP Rare 16 Century Medieval knight's Full Set Armor Suit At the turn of the sixteenth century, German armorers abandoned the slender lines of the late Gothic style and adopted the fuller, more rounded forms favored in Italy. In the new style, the shallow parallel channels that covered almost the entire armor were not only decorative but actually strengthened the metal.
This is often referred to as "Maximilian style" because it was introduced during the time of Emperor Maximilian I (14591519). Fluted armor appears to have been a specialty of Nuremberg. On this armor the two-piece construction of the breastplate and its pierced decoration, while standard on German Gothic armors, is highly unusual for this period. The waistplates and tassets (upper thigh defenses) are of a later date. The breastplate is stamped with the maker's mark: in a shield, a half lion or a bear above the letters L.
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We Can Make The Item According To That. We Make A Promise That We Will Use The Best Material For The Item. The item "Maximilian SCA LARP Rare 16 Century Medieval knight's Full Set Armor Suit" is in sale since Saturday, July 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Armor & Shields". The seller is "vintagenauticalmart" and is located in ROORKEE, UTTARAKHAND.This item can be shipped worldwide.