Quality shields at sensible prices

Welcome to the shield page , below you will find pictures and descriptions of the various shields I make and the prices.
All shields can be supplied in  one, single basic colour of your choice. White, yellow, red, blue, black or green at the basic price indicated.
For multiple colours and heraldry I charge more, please contact me to discuss your requirements.
Postage and packing are extra , please contact me for current charges.  Perhaps you could collect your purchase at an event or at one of the many re-enactor’s fairs!


Round shields,  12mm thick plywood, canvas faced with a steel, leather bound  grip on the reverse and a centre boss.  Leather edging.   Stepped handle can be provided.  

Prices       (For basic shield, one colour, P+P extra)
Buckler       =   £ 30.00
20”-24”       =   £ 60.00
Up to 28”    =   £ 70.00
Up to 32”    =   £ 75.00
Up to 36”    =   £ 80.00
Leather carrying strap add £ 5.00.  
Long leather carrying strap in 2 parts with buckle, add £ 10.00.


Oval shields,  12mm thick plywood, canvas faced with a steel, leather bound  grip on the reverse and a centre boss.  Leather edging.    Stepped handle can be provided.    

Price        (For basic shield, one colour, P+P extra)
Up to 28” x 40”    =   £ 80.00
Leather carrying strap add £ 5.00.  Long leather carrying
strap in 2 parts with buckle, add £ 10.00.


Norman “Teardrop” kite shields,  12mm thick plywood, canvas faced with a small boss.  Leather edging .   Pad and straps with buckles on back.  
Price        (For basic shield, one colour, P+P extra)
Up to 24” x 48”    =   £80.00
Leather carrying strap add £ 5.00.  Long leather carrying
strap in 2 parts with buckle, add £ 10.00.


Later period kite shields,  12mm thick plywood, canvas faced,  without boss.     Leather edging .  Pad and straps with buckles on back.  
 
Price       (For basic shield, one colour, P+P extra)
Up to 24” x 48”    =   £ 70.00.
Leather carrying strap add £ 5.00.  Long leather carrying strap in 2 parts with buckle, add £ 10.00.


“Heater” shields,  12mm thick plywood, canvas faced with leather edging round the upper half . Pad and straps with buckles on back. 
With these shields the canvas is on TOP of the leather edge and tacked down round the back to give an authentic appearance. The term “heater” is not medieval but was coined by Victorian historians in reference to the shape.
Note normal size is 22 by 29 inches

Price      (For basic shield, one colour, P+P extra)
Up to 24” x 32”    =   £ 60.00
          24” x 36”    =   £ 65.00

Leather carrying strap add £ 5.00.  


The “Dreadnought !”
“Bills “ getting you down? Turn the tables on them with one of these!  Same construction as my “Heater” shields but with the addition of a steel centre plate!
Price      (For basic shield, one colour, P+P extra)
Up to 24” x 32”    =   £ 70.00
Leather carrying strap add £ 5.00.


Jousting shield.   The “recurve”  shield.
For the 15th century jouster. These are designed to hang over the gap beneath the pauldron and are lance “catchers”. 16mm thick plywood, no canvas covering or edge. Straps on reverse for attaching to armour  

Price      (For basic shield, one colour, P+P extra)
Up to 12” x  14”    =   £ 35.00
As used by Destrier