Japanese Body Armour.
A Japanese,19thC, Do, body armour. Front has three
vertical steel plates, one side hinged other side fastened with toggles, as are shoulders. Skirts are
leather plates laced with geen ito and covered in black laquer. Back plate has loose laquer and needs repair.
Has a red laquer kanji on inside. This could be either
an armoury number or store i.d number. A nice piece
but needs restoring. OVER 18,S AND U.K SALES ONLY.