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Charles V Armor-Gold Finish-Marto

Charles V Armor-Gold Finish-Marto
Charles V Armor-Gold Finish-Marto

Charles V Armor-Gold Finish-Marto

Although the origin of combat armor dates back to the Egyptian period, developing with the Greeks and Romans, the most well-known medieval armor, formed of plates of steel or iron, bonded to each other by hooks and nuts and nails she holds the warrior. by means of straps and clasps, it began to be used in Europe, infantry as equestrian, in the 14th century and reached perfection at the end of the 15th transforming in the middle of the 16th century into a luxury garment for the warrior, adorned and embellished with the beauties of sculptural art and metal industries. It notably declined in the 17th century as firearms were developed and from the 18th century onwards they were only used as an incomparable ornament of castles, palaces, museums, and anything that wants to incorporate to his stays a nice historical memory.

In the Royal Armory of Madrid is one of the largest and richest armor collections in the world, and mainly contains 16th century pieces by Carlos I, from which Marto was inspired by reproducing them in different sizes or scales, the materials used are very similar to the originals, hand-cast iron and steel, brocades imitating the fabrics of the time, and wooden bases, giving a finish to the old patina of the metal that protects it from the exterior oxidation.


- Height: approx. 200 cm

- Weight: approx. 50 kilograms

- Including the wooden base

- Including the certificate of quality and origin

- High quality medieval armor

- Manufacturer's product no .: 904

Shipping weight: 60,00 kg

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  • Model: 2334
  • SKU: 2334
sale Price: 4,030.00€