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Scale Types

D·Scale & rectagular
scales

Scalemail and Related Armours

Scalemail

Plates linked together with rings, or sewn onto a leather or canvas backing.

It takes around 120 of our 2”x3” plates, linked together with 8mm rings to make an 'Average Size' vest. 200 of our D-Scales sewn onto backing will cover an 'Average' chest.

Lamella

Plates linked together with cord or leather thronging. A Breast covering uses around 60 Lamellae, a vest 300.

Brigandine

Plates sewn onto the back of or between layers of cloth or leather. As plate sizes vary from garment to garment, we do not stock any specific size, but can make up plates to your specification.

Coat of Plates

Plates of different shapes and sizes riveted to the back of strong leather or cloth to give good protection and mobility without excessive weight.

Design Service

You tell us what you require and we will design it, price it and make it up  if required. Pictures ,crests, etc can be built into chainmail and ringmail armour. Meshes can be shaped to fit and decoration can be added. In our time, we have had many odd requests, a few of which are in the accompanying pictures. We are keen to be tested, just ask there is no charge for a consultation.


Prices per Set

Plate Type Size (mm) Material Price
D-Scale 50 x 35 x 1.2 Aluminium Alloy 18g £1.00
D-Scale 50 x 35 x 1.2 Coloured Aluminium Alloy 18g £1.00
D-Scale 50 x 35 x 1.2 Brass 18g £1.75
D-Scale 50 x 35 x 1.6 Brass 16g £2.00
Squmata 25 x 35 Brass Dished £0.60
Rectangular 50 x 75 x 2.0 Plain Aluminium Alloy £0.90
Rectangular 50 x 75 x 2.0 Coloured Aluminium £1.50
Drilled Lamella Lamella - Aluminium £0.95*
Drilled Lamella Lamella - Steel £0.95*

* Made up into fitted armour £1.50 per plate used.

Studs and Rivets

Type Steel Brass Copper Nickel Plated Brass Plated
1/8 dia rnd head x 1/4 long (25) £4.50 £7.00 £6.50 n/a n/a
3/16 dia rnd head x 3/8 long (25) £5.00 £8.00 £7.00 n/a n/a
3/16 dia rnd head x 1/2 long (25) £5.25 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Boot studs (10) £1.25 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Bificated leather rivets (50) n/a n/a n/a £5.00 n/a
Capped leather rivets 5mm (100) n/a n/a n/a £3.00 £3.00
Capped leather rivets 7mm (100) n/a n/a n/a £3.25 n/a
Capped leather rivets 10mm (100) n/a n/a n/a £3.75 n/a
Pyramidal clinchers 13mm (100) n/a n/a n/a n/a £1.00

Brass Buckles

In a variety of types and sizes from 10mm - 50mm: £1.15 - £5.60
A few steel and nickel plated buckles are available

Leather thonging for joining lamella plates, 12mm: £1.30 per metre.


Cleaning and Polishing

Type Coarse Medium Fine
Foam backed abrasive blocks £3.00 £3.00 £3.00
Rubber abrasive blocks n/a £7.50 £7.50

Discounts may be available for club purchases and larger orders.

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