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Armor & Shields

Just as weapons developed to hurt one’s enemy, so did armor advance to protect oneself. The earliest armor was nothing more than layered hides able to diminish the power of blows delivered. As time passed, manufacturing techniques made it possible for metal to be shaped, layered, and fitted into incredibly effective armor. With proper maintenance, metal armor can withstand the test of time. As such, there are many exquisite examples of armor today that were created hundreds of years ago.

Shields were a critical part of combat when tactics like the phalanx was used to dominate the battlefield. Shields remained in military use until the Renaissance era, when armor became more effective and shields were regulated to civilian duels. Shields have been constructed out of a variety of materials... Read more

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Italian carved marble crest and shield

February 23, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
West Columbia, SC, USA

$400 (2 bids)

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Corslet, german

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€360 (starting bid)

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A Metal Lion Shield

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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Mughal Style Shield.  Steel shield with arabic islamic inscriptions. Replacement lining & handle.

February 25, 2018, 10:00 AM AEDT
Annandale, Australia

AUD70 (starting bid)

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Mughal Style Shield.  Steel shield with arabic islamic inscriptions. Replacement lining & handle.

February 25, 2018, 10:00 AM AEDT
Annandale, Australia

AUD70 (starting bid)

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OGGETTISTICA

February 27, 2018, 10:30 AM CET
Genoa, Italy

€700 (starting bid)

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Heavy Metal Persian Domed Shield. Hand painted im

February 27, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Aston , PA, USA

$90 (starting bid)

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Full-size reproduction suit of armor

March 1, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
Towson, MD, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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PAIR OF STEEL GAUNTLETS

March 2, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Hudson, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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CAST ANDIRON SHIELD W/ BRONZE LION HEAD

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Willoughby, OH, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Medieval Style Shoulder Armour

March 3, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$300 (1 bid)

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Ancient Greek Style Warrior's Hand Guard

March 3, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Anglo Saxon Style Warrior's Shield

March 3, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Large Red Wooden Shield Decorated with a Black Lion Rampant

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Gallatin, TN, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Red Shield with Silver Holy Roman Empire Double Headed Eagle Symbol

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Gallatin, TN, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Shield Decorated with the English Royal Coat of Arms (1406 -1603)

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Gallatin, TN, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Red Cloth Covered Wood Shield with Attached Small Edge Weapons

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Gallatin, TN, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Antique Medieval Style Breastplate & Backplate

March 3, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Sarasota, FL, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Franklin mint-Japanese Warrior,gilt pewter/plated gold & silver,9 inches in height

March 4, 2018, 7:00 PM GMT
London, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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Franklin mint-English Knight,gilt pewter/plated gold & silver,9 inches in height

March 4, 2018, 7:00 PM GMT
London, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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Franklin Mint-Spanish Conquistator,gilt pewter/plated gold & silver,9 inches in height

March 4, 2018, 7:00 PM GMT
London, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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Franklin Mint-Egyptian Warrior,gilt pewter/plated gold & silver,9 inches in height

March 4, 2018, 7:00 PM GMT
London, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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