Epic Armoury

Gobbo Shield - H 55 cm

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  • Regular price $177.99
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Supplies can be hard to come by while you travel from place to place. So, when you stumble upon the remains of a merchant wagon overturned and the owners missing, you are eager to pick through the broken crates.

Most of the clothing is too large for you, and the food has spoiled. However, you notice just beyond the road there appears to be an abandoned Gobbo Shield. Any other goblin might question such luck, but as you inspect the shield and see that it's in good condition, you take it for yourself. There's no sense wasting good protection.

DETAILS

Epic Armoury's Gobbo Shield is a light, flat latex shield with wood and steel details. The shield is shaped like a waning crescent moon, featuring a hand painted steel rim, shield boss, and Maltese cross. Detailed brass studs secure the metal to a wood base, textured and painted to look like realistic woodgrain.

Featuring a reliable and comfortable punch-grip, feel confident that this hard EVA foam and latex shield will withstand the continued abuse of a LARP with regular latex maintenance. Defend against your enemies and make this Gobbo Shield a part of your epic fighting style.

HISTORY

  • Round wooden style was predominantly used in the early European Middle Ages using light, non-splintering wood such as linden, fir, alder or poplar
  • Iron rim was sometimes used as a way to reinforce the shield