Authenticity:Generic - Warriors

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Authenticity Guide

Kit Guide

Kit Guide
Description Encouraged Optional Allowable Unacceptable
Helm Conical helm – riveted panels

Domed helm – riveted

Helms with aventails

Helms without nasals
Armour Mail shirt length from below groin to knee (RICH)

Unsplit or side split

6 - 8mm alternating riveted & welded

6 - 8mm riveted
Simple leather gloves

Leather jack, leather or cloth padded gambeson worn under mail
Splinted arms or legs

Lamellar / Scale

Cuir Bouilli / Plate

Mail covered gloves
Shield Large flat round shields that extend past the elbow by 2” or more

Sewn on leather or rawhide edge

Painted in a single colour
Smaller shields that don’t cover the elbow

Nailed on leather or rawhide edge

Painted in a cross or radiating curved lines

Painted in up to 3 colours
Spear 1-handed spears 2-handed spears with blade of 8” – 16”
Knife Seaxes with blades from 7” to 10”

Wood Handles

Decorated knife sheath horizontally hung
Sword Swords with Tri-lobe, Five-lobe or Tea-Cosy pommels
Other
Missiles Self-bow with arrows in quiver

Javelins