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Title Left-hand bridle gauntlet
Nationality German
Period c 1610
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This would have been worn with a half armour: breast, back, pot and leg and shoulder elements. Typical of what the German reiter (light cavalry) used in the 30 Years War in the mid-17th century. It is Nuremberg town and maker marked. All the finger lames have been restored and possibly the thumb piece as well. Otherwise all original material.



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[Militaria : Armour : German : 17th Century]

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