B003 - Ronin Samurai Armor

Ronin Samurai Armor
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  • Item #: B003
  • Manufacturer: Iron Mountain Armory
  • Manufacturer's Product Number: B003
     The Rōnin were samurai with no lord or master during the Feudal Period (1185-1868) of Japan. A Ronin Samurai would wander the lands typically as a mercenary or hired bodyguard. The Ronin were also known for dueling for honor, fame and/or money. Like regular samurai, Ronin wore their two swords, but used a variety of other weapons too. One of the most famous of Ronin in history was Miyamoto Musashi as well as the story of The Seven Samurai.

     During the Edo Period, with the shogunate's rigid class system and laws, the number of Ronin greatly increased. Confiscation of fiefs during the rule of the third Tokugawa shogun Iemitsu resulted in an especially large increase of Ronin. During previous ages, samurai were easily able to move between masters and even between occupations. They would also marry between classes. However, during the Edo Period, samurai were restricted, and were above all forbidden to become employed by another master without their previous master's permission. Also, low-level samurai, often poor and without choice, were forced to quit or escape their masters.

Details: The armor is wearable and comes standard sized for a man with a 106cm chest (+/- 3cm), standing at 5' 8" tall (+/- 3”) and is fully functional. Available in two different quality levels: Kachi and Gashira. Gashira Class yoroi includes a free customary black lacquered box (Yoroi Bitsu) which, along with an included wooden frame, provides the support for the display and instructions.  Kachi Class yoroi does not include the Yoroi Bitsu and maybe purchased separately using the drop-down menu option.
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Average Dimensions:
  • Displayed: 2' x 2' x 5' @ 40 lbs
  • Shipping: 20" x 22" x 24" @ 58 lbs
  • Standard Chest Size fits: 104 ~ 109 CM
  • Traditionally Handcrafted :
  • Battle Ready:
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