Picture Of Savoyard Munition Armour 1600

Picture Of Savoyard Munition Armour 1600

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Cuirassier's armour in Savoyard style, 1600-1610

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Rama

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Photograph by Rama, Wikimedia Commons, Cc-by-sa-2.0-fr

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Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 France

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Plate armor is one some of the most popular and influential armor type ever created. It was extensively used from the time it was first created around 3500 years ago in the Bronze Age to the 19th century when gunpowder warfare sounded the end of the era of metal armors.

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