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Armour, Box, Model, F43.67

Physical Description

Miniature set of armour, in black wood and lacquer box with lid, which has 6 legs and gold characters on the side. Has small wooden stand with middle prong. Helmet has two gold "horns" and orange and white cord decoration. Made from lacquer, with two dark yellow cords which attach under chin. Mask is black with white moustache and orange and white cording. Body armour is intricately made from white and orange cording. Has shoulder protection and thigh protection, in the form of 5 panels. Arm protection attached to body. Ties at back with dark yellow cording. Lined with cardboard. Separate thigh protection; two panels with gold top, and orange, white, brown and purple bottom. Back has orange pattern. Two shin guards, both black with gold floral decoration and orange cording. Paper inserts at back. Two shoes present, have black and orange spotty surface, orange cording and black tuffs over the feet. Small gold dragon present, unsure where attaches. Has red decoration.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Box): 159 x 259 x 185mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Lid): 31 x 260 x 178mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Breastplate): 246 x 208 x 87mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (d - Thigh protection): 154 x 181 x 16mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (e - Stand): 208 x 80 x 80mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (f - Helmet): 102 x 133 x 137mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (g - Dragon): 42 x 21 x 72mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (h - Leg): 106 x 43 x 28mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (i - Leg): 107 x 44 x 27mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (j - Mask): 71 x 43 x 30mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (k - Boot): 21 x 44 x 65mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (l - Boot): 22 x 30 x 73mm

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