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Macedonian Aspis

Macedonian Aspis

Macedonian Aspis

Catalogue ID: 596

A Macedonian Aspis of a Hypaspist or Royal Body Guard. Based on the fragmentary example found at Vegora, Northern Greece, from the Reign of King Antigonus II Gonatas (277-240 B.C.) and inscribed with his name in ancient Greek. The Original is now on display at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Greece. Because so little of this facing remains a second more intact facing that of a similar Aspis of PHARNAKES II of Pontus found in Northern Anatolia (present day Turkey) and on display at the Getty Villa, LA USA was used as a basis for the saw toothed pattern around the circumference of the facing that is folded around the timber core to secure it. This facing has been made in copper (Only because we have not been able to find a source of Bronze sheet in a large enough width) The core is of laminated and turned Poplar with a layer of linen to reinforce it under the facing. Bronze Furniture completes the Aspis.

    • Keyword 360-140BC, Macedonian
 

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Brass faced aspis

Brass faced aspis

Brass faced aspis

Catalogue ID: 446

Hand hammered brass facing rolled around the edge of the timber core. The brass furniture is attached to the core with hand made brass nails. Timber core available in poplar or willow.

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Duelling shield

Duelling shield

Duelling shield

Catalogue ID: 562

Of the form depicted in Talhoffer. It is of timber construction covered in linen, gesso, painted and finished with iron spikes at the ends.

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, German
 

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Aspis

Aspis

Aspis

Catalogue ID: 117

Turned timber Shield core. Can be made from either poplar or willow $1370 With brass furniture as shown $1650 Or with bronze furniture for $1680 ***** Please note, this is simply a timber core, not a finished aspis. *****

    • Keyword 500-360BC
 

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I33 Buckler

I33 Buckler

I33 Buckler

Catalogue ID: 422

Buckler of the style shown in the I33 fencing manuscript from 1300 AD. Fabricated from 1.6mm mild steel with central spike and turned edge for catching points.

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, German
 

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Poplar aspis with decorated brass furniture

Poplar aspis with decorated brass furniture

Poplar aspis with decorated brass furniture

Catalogue ID: 486

Aspis blank made from poplar, the same timber that was used on the surviving aspis in the Vatican. It is light weight, strong and impact resistant. Poplar timber core $1370 Late Classical (400BCE) style porpax and 4 grip mounts taken from red figure ware designs. Fitted to timber core $685 ***** Please note, this is simply a timber core, not a finished aspis. *****

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Satin finish brass faced aspis

Satin finish brass faced aspis

Satin finish brass faced aspis

Catalogue ID: 501

The brass facing of this aspis has been left with a hand polished satin finish. A poplar cored aspis with single piece leather interior. Classsical brass furniture inside with mounts for two hand grips. Price on Application

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Painted Aspis

Painted Aspis

Painted Aspis

Catalogue ID: 401

Timber aspis with a selection of different painted designs. Designs are not limited to those shown here see also ID 522. Prices listed here are for the painting only. The price for the timber core of the aspis and the furniture must be added to these prices. Gorgon head aspis $995 Bull aspis with painted interior $750 Lamda aspis $450 Octopus aspis $730

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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More painted Aspis

More painted Aspis

More painted Aspis

Catalogue ID: 522

Timber aspis with painted designs. Designs are not limited to those shown here see also ID 401. Naturally we are happy to quote on a supplied design. Prices listed here are for the painting only. The price for the timber core of the aspis and the furniture must be added to these prices. King Leonedes Royal spiral $1080 Black and white wave pattern on interior of rim $340 Olive wreath $405 Snakes $685 (see item ID446 for brass facing) Lion $ 560

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Heater shield

Heater shield

Heater shield

Catalogue ID: 550

An essential piece of equipment for the 13th century knight, whether for tourney or war. Constructed from plied timber 9 mm thick covered with leather. Fitted with Geige (neck strap) and arm strap that can be adjusted by hand made brass buckles. Unpainted $210each With painted designs from the Maciejowski bible add $350

    • Keyword 1200-1300AD, French
 

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Decorated Republican Boss

Decorated Republican Boss

Decorated Republican Boss

Catalogue ID: 350

Reposse decorated iron Republican boss Original in the Halterne Museum, Germany First half of 1st C AD

    • Keyword 140BC-200AD, Roman
 

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Republican shield bosses

Republican shield bosses

Republican shield bosses

Catalogue ID: 349

Plain iron Republican boss with feet. Satin finish. Original in the Halterne Museum, Germany First half of 1st C AD

    • Keyword 140BC-200AD, Roman
 

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Imperial Scutum boss

Imperial Scutum boss

Imperial Scutum boss

Catalogue ID: 335

Imperial scutum boss Raised from 1.6mm steel

    • Keyword 140BC-200AD
 

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Morozzo buckler

Morozzo buckler

Morozzo buckler

Catalogue ID: 190

Fencing Buckler From the Italian Morozzo fencing manual.

    • Keyword 1500-1550AD, Italian
 

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Fabric Covered Aspis

Fabric Covered Aspis

Fabric Covered Aspis

Catalogue ID: 614

An Aspis with turned Poplar core. The face and inside of the rim has been covered with a single piece of fabric. Which has been smoothed for painting with gesso. The bronze furniture is based on surviving pieces from the National Archaeological Museum in Athens.

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Republican bosses

Republican bosses

Republican bosses

Catalogue ID: 191

Iron Republican Roman bosses. From 1.6mm mild steel with blackend finish.

    • Keyword 360-140BC, Roman
 

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Shield bosses

Shield bosses

Shield bosses

Catalogue ID: 192

Hemispherical shield boss hand forged not spun in 3mm mild steel 5 inch wide bowl

    • Keyword 800-1000AD, Viking
 

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Kite shield

Kite shield

Kite shield

Catalogue ID: 193

Kite shield with deeply curved body basic curved timber blank $150 Completed with leather enarmes, canvas facing and leather edging $465 from the Maciejowski Bible 1250AD Painting not included in the price

    • Keyword 1200-1300AD, French
 

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Leather Lined Aspis

Leather Lined Aspis

Leather Lined Aspis

Catalogue ID: 239

Leather lined unpainted aspis. With brass furniture, rim and hand made nails. Available in poplar or willow timber

    • Keyword 500-360BC
 

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Brass nails

Brass nails

Brass nails

Catalogue ID: 240

Hand made brass nails 40mm long Price is per nail

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Imperial Scutum

Imperial Scutum

Imperial Scutum

Catalogue ID: 314

Completed Imperial scutum (face unpainted) 12mm ply, felt lined, canvas faced, brass edged

    • Keyword 140BC-200AD, Roman
 

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