Call Us (US & Canada) M-F 9am-5pm PST
1-888-OK-Sword (1-888-657-9673) (1-909-982-2032)
Your Cart is Empty
FREE SHIPPING OVER $125
see details >>
Shop By Style
Odachi & Polearms
Shop By Steel Type
T10 / 1095 Steel
Shop By Profile
Iaito Sword (Unsharpened)
Shop By Brand
Smith & Wesson
Shop By Price
$0 - $25
$25 - $50
$50 - $100
$100 - $250
$250 - $500
$500 and up
Sword Parts & Customization
Lorica Segmentata Roman Legionare Medieval Armor, Good For LARP
The Lorica Segmentata is considered by some to be the best armor of the ancient world. Unlike the muscle Cuirass, taken from the Greek Hoplite, the Lorica Segmentata seems to be a completely Roman design.
The Lorica offered excellent protection as well as flexibility with its overlapping plate design. The actual date of the creation of the style is still unknown, however we do know that it was put into widespread use around 63 BC. This armor was reserved only for Legionnaires (the heavy infantry of the Roman army), the common soldiers still wore chain mail.
This is interesting because the a shirt of chain mail took a year to compete while the segmented armor only took four weeks to complete. The Lorica Segmentata seemed to disappear after the 3rd century, but similar techniques were used again in the 16th century.
Steel Grade: 18 Gauge Steel
Fits Chest Size: 37-48 "
Weight: 18 lbs
The armor is constructed of 18 gauge steel
The steel segments are held together by steel rivets and leather thongs.
The armor can be dissembled into four pieces: two shoulder pieces, two chest pieces.
The shoulders can be adjusted with leather straps to fit most sizes.
Leather thongs have been included to lace up the chest piece.
Golden fittings decorate the armor.
The shoulders are secured by heavy duty hinges.
The armor is fully functional.
14 Gauge Steel Combat Grade Functional Roman Medieval Buckler Shield SCA Medium
Medieval Crusader Knight German Twin Eagle Foam Shield Red w/ Hook and Loop Straps LARP
Medieval Crusader Knight Foam Shield with Fleur De Lis Coat Of Arms LARP Costume
Roman Legion Armor Medieval Gladiator Cuirass, Good For LARP And SCA
Roman Muscle Breast Plate Medieval Armor Cuirass LARP
Medieval Crusader Knight Foam Shield Lion Coat Of Arms LARP Costume Hook and Loop Strap
Medieval Crusader Knight German Eagle Foam Shield w/ Look and Loop Straps LARP Costume
Stainless Steel Duke of Burgundy Full Suit of Armor Medieval Knight Wearable
Sale Price: $74.98
Sale Price: $1,698.98
Browse for more products in the same category as this item:
Send Us Feedback
Become an Affiliate
Drop Ship Program
Track Order Status
www.swordnarmory.com. All Rights Reserved.