Object Title

Right pauldron and vambrace

Right pauldron and vambrace



Object Number

II.161 H


Bequeathed by Sir Bernard Eckstein, Bart, 1948. From the armoury of the Dukes of Saxe-Altenburg at Schloss Altenburg, Thuringia.

Physical Description

Observed with a small patch of concentric corrosion on the backplate, several medium patches on the left pauldron and a small one on the left vambrace and another on the gorget, January 2005.


Dimensions: As assembled with arms outstretched: Height: 1220mm; depth: 750mm

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate LXIX.

B Clifford and K Watts, Princely armours and weapons of childhood, Royal Armouries, Leeds 2003: 12