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Armor for heavy cavalry, ca. 1600, one of the best-preserved French armors dating from the reign of Henry IV (1589–1610), this example demonstrates the French preference for completely gilt armors, it retains its original yellow silk helmet lining and red leather straps sewn with metallic thread. In spite of its rich decoration, this armor was intended for use in battle. 77 lb. 2 oz. (34.98 kg), Height, 57 in. (144.78 cm), Met Museum.

Armor for heavy cavalry, ca. 1600, one of the best-preserved French armors dating from the reign of Henry IV (1589–1610), this example demonstrates the French preference for completely gilt armors, it retains its original yellow silk helmet lining and red leather straps sewn with metallic thread. In spite of its rich decoration, this armor was intended for use in battle. 77 lb. 2 oz. (34.98 kg), Height, 57 in. (144.78 cm), Met Museum.

European riveted mail brayette (groin protection) shown being worn with a composite gothic armour, 15th to 16th century with modern additions. Philadelphia Museum of Art.

European riveted mail brayette (groin protection) shown being worn with a composite gothic armour, to century with modern additions. Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Heroic German Feldwebel armed with a submachine gun MP In addition to Feldwebel the Iron Cross is the cross of the Legion “Condor”. Around his neck hung a German two established canvas bags for hand grenades. In each such bag can hold up to 6 pieces of