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New Samurai Suit of Armour

Post by Big Lazy » Wed Jun 29, 2005 12:13 am

Now I do like this one

Takeda Shingen Samurai Commander Suit of Armour

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History: From 1521 to 1573. Eldest son of Takeda Nobutora, prince of the Kai province (now: Yamanashi prefec- ture), ally of Oda Nobunaga. During his reign as a Samurai commander he reconstructed law and order, combined military and civil administration and provided the people of his province with more security and wealth than that of the other provinces of Japan. Features: Full Size, Wearable Japanese Armor and Traditional Lacquered Japanese Armor Box

PRODUCT HEIGHT: 66“
PRODUCT WIDTH: 18“
WEIGHT: 65lb


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Post by Mother Bear » Wed Jun 29, 2005 12:35 am

Cool! Is it in a museium? 8)

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Post by Big Lazy » Wed Jun 29, 2005 12:47 am

Its not sold by Blades yet, but the competitors have them in right now for £800 :|

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Post by wabhimself » Wed Jun 29, 2005 2:38 pm

it all too much reminds me of my grans old curtians.....

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Post by Blackbird » Wed Jun 29, 2005 2:59 pm

Like it :D A bit less technicolour than Od Nobs.

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Post by Big Lazy » Wed Jun 29, 2005 3:05 pm

Only problem is they're made for little skinny japs. If Sim cant get in one then beefcakes ( (H) ) like me dont stand a chance :S

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Post by Blackbird » Wed Jun 29, 2005 3:09 pm

Sim cant get in them :| Guess my boobs would def get in the way then.

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Post by Big Lazy » Wed Jun 29, 2005 3:10 pm

Blackbird wrote:Sim cant get in them :| Guess my boobs would def get in the way then.
Now ya see we could always give you a hand squeezing em in (H)

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Post by Blackbird » Wed Jun 29, 2005 3:17 pm

Yea but owch :|

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Post by Kev63 » Mon Jul 18, 2005 1:32 am

might seem a silly question but were these armour that colour when they were really worn?

I mean did samurai go parading in techniclour armour?

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Post by Big Lazy » Mon Jul 18, 2005 1:35 am

Kev63 wrote:might seem a silly question but were these armour that colour when they were really worn?

I mean did samurai go parading in techniclour armour?
Well i wasn't there so cant really say, however The Last Samurai was supposed to be rather accurate and they were dressed like that so I guess its true

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Post by darkhobo » Mon Jul 18, 2005 3:57 am

I have a book with photographs of samurai, and though they are black and white, the many different shades of black/white/grey seem to show that they had different colored armor on.

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Post by Blackbird » Mon Jul 18, 2005 10:33 am

Theres a samurai festival in some village in Japan were they kind of reenact all the trad samurai fighting skills ,its all v strickly authentic and their dressed like that.

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Post by DeadlySIN » Mon Jul 18, 2005 11:53 pm

the japanese were/are very colourful people,
but whats the purpose of the moustache?

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Post by Big Lazy » Tue Jul 19, 2005 12:01 am

DeadlySIN wrote:the japanese were/are very colourful people,
but whats the purpose of the moustache?
So he can look like Hulk Hogan :D

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