Very rare mail standard, German 15th century. this is an example of high quality mail defence worn as a supplement to plate armour.

Very rare mail standard, German century. this is an example of high quality mail defence worn as a supplement to plate armour.

European (German) riveted mail hauberk with basinet and riveted mail aventail (prob German). 13th to 14th century, Royal Armouries, Leeds, UK.

European (German) riveted mail hauberk with basinet and riveted mail aventail (prob German). to century, Royal Armouries, Leeds, UK.

European riveted mail hauberk that has a brass makers mark with gothic minuscules and three Maltese crosses, these brass marks can show the makers name and / or the town the hauberk was made in, detailed view of the brass mark.

European riveted mail hauberk that has a brass makers mark with gothic minuscules and three Maltese crosses, these brass marks can show the makers name and / or the town the hauberk was made in, detailed view of the brass mark.

European (Germany) riveted mail shirt, 14th century, belonging by tradition to Rudolph IV of Hapsburg, Duke of Austria, Carinthia and Ferrette (1339-1365), made with a rare combination of alternating solid and wedge riveted links.

European (Germany) riveted mail shirt, century, belonging by tradition to Rudolph/Rudolf IV of Hapsburg, Duke of Austria, Carinthia and Ferrette made with a rare combination of alternating solid and wedge riveted links. (the Hearst shirt).

European riveted mail coif, found intact in the tower room of Tofta Church, a medieval Lutheran church on the Swedish island of Gotland Sweden. The hood is unique in that it is exceptionally well preserved, and because it has original leather straps. The hood has been carbon 14 dated to the 1200s, conservation was commissioned in 2007 to preserve, assemble and analyze the hood, the work was completed in Dec 2008 and the hood was put on exhibit in Tofta church in Jan 2009, restored view.

European riveted mail coif, found intact in the tower room of Tofta Church, a…

A Mail Shirt from the Hearst Collection – E. Martin Burgess. A 14th century riveted European riveted mail shirt, made with a rare combination of alternating solid and wedge riveted links. http://www.erikds.com/pdf/tmrs_pdf_13.pdf

A Mail Shirt from the Hearst Collection – E.

European riveted mail coif from Tofta church, Tofta parish, Gotland, Sweden 13th century. Flat rings, alternating solid and riveted. www.actakonservering.se Similar to the ones found in the mass graves from the battle of Visby 1361.

European riveted mail coif from Tofta church, Tofta parish, Gotland, Sweden century. Flat rings, alternating solid and riveted.se Similar to the ones found in the mass graves from the battle of Visby

European riveted mail coif from Tofta church, Tofta parish, Gotland, Sweden 13th century. Flat rings, alternating solid and riveted. www.actakonservering.se Similar to the ones found in the mass graves from the battle of Visby 1361.

European riveted mail coif from Tofta church, Tofta parish, Gotland, Sweden century. Flat rings, alternating solid and riveted.se Similar to the ones found in the mass graves from the battle of Visby

European riveted mail hauberk, 14th c, Sinigaglia Italy, detail view

European riveted mail hauberk, c, Sinigaglia Italy, detail view…

St. Wenceslaus (Vaclav) hauberk, the oldest known complete European riveted mail hauberk, first part of the 10th c, alternating round riveted and solid (punched) rings, the wire is said to be 0.75 mm in dia., with an inner dia. of 5-6 mm (external dia. of 6.5-7.5 mm). The rings are worn, with numerous repairs, the wire might have originally been about 1mm in diameter. It is in the collection of the church treasury of St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, Czech Republic.

St. Wenceslaus (Vaclav) hauberk, the oldest known complete European riveted mail hauberk, first part of the 10th c, alternating round riveted and solid (punched) rings, the wire is said to be 0.75 mm in dia., with an inner dia. of 5-6 mm (external dia. of 6.5-7.5 mm). The rings are worn, with numerous repairs, the wire might have originally been about 1mm in diameter. It is in the collection of the church treasury of St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, Czech Republic.

European (Norway) riveted mail hauberk, fragments from Gjermundbu, the only Viking Age mail shirt found in Scandinavia, app 10th century, links with an anti-clock wise lap, oval rivet hole, high domed rivet head, prominent oval tail of wire, sub-circular cross section, alternating rows of links of an unknown closure type, circular with flats on the external circumferences and wire of sub-rectangular cross section, detail view of a faulty solid link caused by drop forge reshaping. B1.

European (Norway) riveted mail hauberk, fragments from Gjermundbu, the only…

Collar, 1400s  European, 15th century  riveted steel rings, Diameter: w. 0.5 cm (3/16 in); Overall: w. 61.5 cm (24 3/16 in). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1584, Cleveland Museum of Art

Collar, European, century riveted steel rings, Diameter: w. Severance Cleveland Museum of Art

European riveted mail hauberk, 14th c, Sinigaglia Italy, alternating wedge riveted and solid links, well preserved with no rust, thigh length, short sleeve. The lower edge and the sleeves are decorated with several rows of brass rings forming a triangular decorative design. Avg dia of links:(riveted iron 13.72 mm), (riveted brass 15.14 mm), (solid iron 15.31 mm), (solid brass16.54 mm). Wire thickness (riveted iron1.5 mm), (riveted brass 1.6 mm), (solid iron 2.7 mm), (solid brass 2.2 mm). A1.

European riveted mail hauberk, c, Sinigaglia Italy, alternating wedge…

European (German, Nuremberg) riveted mail hauberk, detail view, end of the 15th century, long sleeves of flattened riveted rings, collar and seams are bordered with two rows of brass rings, original buckle with leather remnants is riveted to the collar, brass armourer's ring at the neck stamped with the maker's inscription, "Hans M..." in front of two stylised towers. Length 67 cm. Weight 6380g (14lb). Late Gothic mail shirt in unusually fine condition. F1.

European (German, Nuremberg) riveted mail hauberk, detail view, end of the

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