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Waistcoat cuirasses

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Cuirasses made in the form of a civilian doublet, consisting of two halves hinged to either side of a strip up the center of the back and fastened up the front like a waistcoat, generally with studs locked by hooks. Often they were furnished with steel imitation buttons down the front.

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waistcoat cuirasse


12yrs ago

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