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Cuirassier breastplate + inside cloth - End of Empire

  1. 540,00 €

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PRICE FOR BREASTPLATE ONLY WITHOUT DISPLAY AND HELMET.
Chest size maximum 115 cm and waist size 94 cm if you want to close it easily.
Total weight 5,5 kg.
Napoleon's heaviest cavalry, the cuirassier, wore such breastplateat the end ofEmpire
Unlike its austrian conterpart, the napoleonic heavy cavalry body armor also had a backplate.
The two halves were fixed together with a strap on the belly, and two scaled shoulder straps.
The internal linen padding is hooked to the armor.

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