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Armour, D65.993

Physical Description

Japanese armour with box.
Armour a full set, except for mask.
Body armour is lacquered metal with dark blue blinding. Opens at side. Padding over shoulders. Fabric pouch attached to proper left of chest. Upper leg protection attached to body armour.
Full arm protection with attached shoulder guards, mail over upper arm, lacquered metal forearm and lacquered metal hand protection with fan painted on each. Fabric padding under mail and lacquered metal.
Helmet comes to a high peak. Covered in brown lacquer, neck protector with an upturned projection each side. Projection has a kamon comprised of four squares arranged in a diamond shape in a circle.
Light brown wooden box with separate lid. Metal fittings, handles and lock.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Body armour): 830 x 370 x 250mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Helmet): 305 x 410 x 330mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Box): 450 x 390 x 400mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (d - Lid): 70 x 360 x 370mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (e - Left arm): 85 x 220 x 690mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (f - Right arm): 85 x 220 x 690mm

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