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Uesusgi Kenshin's suit of Nambando armor

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Heritage Reproductions
WA12: Reproduction of

Uesugi Kenshin's Suit of Nambando Armor & Helmet

by Marutake. 100% Handcrafted in Kagoshima, Japan.

JPY 1,820,000 + International Shipping


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Completion Time: 4-7 weeks

It takes from 4-7 weeks to finish this product without custom sizing.



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Product Description

The Ultimate Work Of Iron

WikipediaUesugi Kenshin (上杉 謙信 February 18, 1530 – April 19, 1578) was a daimyo who ruled Echigo province in the Sengoku period of Japan. He was one of the most powerful lords of the Sengoku period. While chiefly remembered for his prowess on the battlefield, Kenshin is also regarded as an extremely skillful administrator who fostered the growth of local industries and trade; his rule saw a marked rise in the standard of living of Echigo. Kenshin is famed for his honourable conduct, his military expertise, a long-standing rivalry with Takeda Shingen, his numerous campaigns to restore order in the Kanto region as the Kanto Kanrei, and his belief in the Buddhist god of war — Bishamonten. In fact, many of his followers and others believed him to be the Avatar of Bishamonten, and called Kenshin god of war. ( more )

Uesugi Kenshin’s suit of Namban-Do armor originally designed for the movie, modeled after the western body-armor imported from Holland in early 16th century. All iron pieces are finished with beaten silver by hand. It is brought back to life by our skilled artisans, who meticulously shape each piece by hand. This suit's body armor is constructed by hand, using multiple iron pieces, genuine leather, beautiful silk lacings and elaborately crafted chainmail. This Yoroi comes with all parts and accessories listed in the charts below, and can be worn, if desired.

Principle parts of this set are made of iron/silver.

Includes - Standard Specifications

  • Helmet Bowl - Beaten Silver Western style iron bowl
  • Neck Guard - Beaten silver Iron plates w/ dark blue braid lacings
  • Header Board - Beaten Gold
  • Body Armor - Beaten silver western-style Nambando iron body armor
  • Shoulder Guards - Beaten silver Honkozane iron plates w/darkblue braid lacings
  • Tasset - Beaten silver Honkozane iron plates w/darkblue braid lacings
  • Armored Sleeves - Beaten silver iron plates and chainmails
  • Shin Guards - Beaten silver iron tube
  • Thigh Guard Apron - Beaten silver iron plates

Also Comes With:

Your armor will also come in a black lacquered wooden storage box that doubles as a beautiful Armor Standstand for you to proudly display your armor, along with the wooden stand to have the armor stay sitting straight up on the box.
  • Black Wooden Storage Box with Carry Handles
  • Black Wooden Display Stand
  • Assembly instructions (English/Japanese)
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What Makes Our Armors Special

Custom Sizing

Our armors are designed to fit average Japanese adults up to 175cm (5 3/4') tall, with up to 41" (105 cm) chests. If you need a larger size, we would be happy to offer you our custom sizing option to ensure the perfect fit. A slight fee (up to 40% of the listed price) may be charged, depending on your measurements. It will take 1 to 2 additional weeks to complete a custom sized suit of armor. You need to fill your key measurements such as height, chest circumference, waist, head circumference to request a price quote for custom order.

Personalize Your Armor's Colors

We would be happy to provide you with the option of changing the color scheme of the lacquer finishes and/or braid lacings of your Yoroi. If we carry the color you want in our stock, the change is absolutely free.
Braid Color Options
Available Braid color:White, Yellow, Green, Orange, Purple, Blue, Dark Blue, Brown Black, Red

Family Crest

A number of traditional Japanese family crests can be added to your armor's chest and/or the storage box for free. You can choose your favorite samurai crest from our list.

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Uesugi Kenshin's suit of Nambando armor

A Closer Look at the QualitySamurai Armor Artisan
We at Samurai Store International know that true Samurai fans could never be satisfied with the inferior, mass-produced armors that come out of many parts of the world. That is why we only offer authentic, life-sized, wearable Samurai armours and helmets that are 100% handcrafted in Japan by skilled craftsmen.

100% Handcrafted in Japan

by the world's preeminent Samurai Armor manufacturer. Each suit of armor is modeled after examples found in museums, private collections, temples, shrines, hidden storehouses of Samurai clans and other historical sources. All pieces are painstakingly handcrafted by experienced artisans, using authentic methods and materials.

Materials

Materials for Samurai ArmorPrincipal parts of the armors and helmets are made of iron or genuine leather, never with plastic. The results of this commitment to quality are finely finished, superbly detailed suits of Samurai Armor that look just as incredible on as they do on display.
Location of Manufacturer

Japan's Premier Artisans

The manufacturer, Marutake (丸武) is Japan’s, and the world’s, premier producer of fine Samurai Yoroi Armor. Located in Satsuma-Sendai city of Japan’s southwestern Kagoshima prefecture, their reputation for creating products of unparalleled quality has given them over a 90% share of the Japanese armor market. From television dramas, such as “Yoshitsune,” to feature films, including Akira Kurosawa’s classics, “Kagemusha,” and “Ran,”. Marutake has shared the spirit of the Samurai with the world. Having produced thousands of suits of armor, their clientele extends from the entertainment industry to temples, museums, and even the Queen of England.

Samurai Armor Artisans from Samurai Store International
All pieces are painstakingly handcrafted by experienced artisans, using authentic methods and materials. Even a small header board, splint, or helmet lining will be completed by a skilled, veteran artisan. In fact, a single suit of armor may require the specialized skills of over 30 craftsmen. Note how all of the iron pieces for both the body armor and helmets are being fashioned by hand. Our parts are never machine- pressed, as with other manufacturers. The skilled artisans store the precise designs, details and measurements in their heads and in the muscle memory of their hands, as it takes 5-10 years to become an accomplished craftsman in this team.

The Authorized International Distributor

We at Samurai Store International are proud to partner with Marutake to provide you with these superior suits of Samurai armor. As the only authorized international distributor of Marutake's products, we are happy to offer these quality pieces to you at the best prices.


Product Details

UESUGI KENSHIN's Suit of Nambando Armour & Helmet (Life Size)

Product Number: WA12
Price: JPY 1,820,000 plus International Shipping
Product Condition: Brand New (Made-To-Order)
Product Location: Japan / Artisan: Marutake
Completion Time: 7-10 weeks
Product Dimensions:
H160cm, W60cm & D50cm (displayed)
H55cm, W45cm & D42cm (boxed)

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Custom Sizing (optional)

All measurements must be in inches or meters


Chest Circumference
Waist Circumference
Neck to Fingertip
Head Circumference

Our armors are designed to fit average Japanese adults up to 6’ (185 cm) tall, with up to 41” (105 cm) chests.
If you’ll be wearing your armor, and you want the perfect fit, please provide us with your measurements to the left.
(Tips on custom sizing)
Body Measurements

Custom Colors (optional)
We would provide you with the option of changing the color scheme of the braid lacings and/or lacquer finishes of your Yoroi. If we carry the color you want in our stock, the change is absolutely free. Please specify the color scheme of your armor here. (Tips on Custom Colors)

Examples:
Change the braid lacings to all Black
and change the lacquer painting to Dark Green.
Available Free Braid Color:
White, Yellow, Green, Orange, Purple, Blue, Dark Blue, Brown Black, Red.

Available Free Lacquer: Black, Red, Brown


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