Lemellar Roman 20g Scale Armor Vest Large. Scale armor is an early form of armor consisting of many individual small armor scales of various shapes attached to each other and to a backing of cloth or leather in overlapping rows. Scale armor was worn by warriors of many different cultures as well as their horses. During Roman times, scale armor was a popular alternative to as it offered better protection against bludgeoning. The Lemellar Roman 20g Scale Armor Vest covers your torso with overlapping metal panels that give the armor a scaled or patterned appearance. The metal features a darkened finish that retains a gleam. Small areas are affected by the leather rubbing due to the amount of oil needed to maintain this metal and are easily removed or you can leave them for a more antique "battle worn" look. Made from 20 gauge galvanized mild steel panels with top-grain leather fittings, this torso armor offers protection and a distinctive look. This scale armor is great for decorative or LARP purposes or re-enactments.
Total Length (from bottom to neck line): 18.5 Inches
Length (from bottom to under arm): 14 Inches
Total Width (not including Laces): 23.62 Inches
Material: 20g Steel and Genuine Leather; Oiled