Gaby Span

Gaby Span

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Sword      Unknown Artist / Maker     Dated: 2nd half of 14th century     Place of Origin: France or England     Medium: Iron or steel, copper and cord     Measurements: Length: 95.4 cm; width: 6 cm, at guard; weight: 1.36 kg; length (blade): 67.8 cm; balance point: 6.5 cm, forward of the guard block     Maker’s mark: inlaid in copper, 16.5cm from hilt

*Editor's Note: If ever there were a classic, quintessential Oakeshott Type XV sword this is it. Dated: 1350 - 1400 Place of Origin: France or England Medium: Iron or steel, copper and

Armor of the Ottoman Empire. A complete suit of 16th century armor as worn by fully armored cavalryman (sipahi) including Chichak (helmet), krug (chest armor), zirah (mail shirt), kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), dizcek (cuisse or knee and thigh armor), and kolçak (greaves or shin armor).  Stibbert Museum, Florence Italy.

Armor of the Ottoman Empire. A complete suit of century armor as worn by fully armored cavalryman (sipahi) including Chichak (helmet), krug (chest armor), zirah (mail shirt), kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), dizcek (cuisse or knee and thigh arm

A Nuremberg combat close-helmet, Germany, 1600.

My version of this amazing historical piece would feature a scarlet crest for the captains in Aberlan and maybe a half helmet version for Korias who is also an archer. Also detailing that would make it specificly Aberlanian