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  • Short Summary

    A look at some royal armour purchased for the Tower of London from William Hearst.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Royal armour for the Tower of London purchased from William Randolph Hearst.

    MS man unveiling a German helmet and cuirass of 1560. CU's of the items. Various shots German war saddle and chanfron from 1510 and 1520. Various shots German bullet-proof steel target etched in gilt (1603). Various shots Maximilian fluted close helmet of 1520, and fluted breastplate of 1520. MS Saxon tilting armour of 1580.

    Various shots portions of Nuremberg armour - 1550. Various shots German field armour 1549. CU etched and gilded pieces of Nuremberg armour. Various shots helmet of tilting armour - 1580. CU back view Saxon tilting helmet. MS tilting armour, of Maximilian age - 1490. Various shots men fitting breastplate and lance holder.

    Various shots 1490 tilting armour. CU as it has breastplate fitted. CU man locking armour with key. MS men fitting lance holder to armour. MS 1490 armour. Various shots Italian Gothic armour of 1480 being uncovered. MS mail oventail (hood) and shirt of the Archduke Rudolf, Count of Tyrol 1365. CU chain mail. MS two men carrying in armour.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:07:00 / 01:50:22:00
    UN 2484 B

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