Plain Buckler – 12 Inch

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The buckler was one of the longest lived of all arms. It was used from the 12th century all the way to the 18th century. Its small size allowed it to be both maneuverable and mobile. Everyone from classical rapier practitioners to those learning from I.33 will find great use for these quality, well-rounded bucklers. Manufactured from 14 gauge steel, all of our bucklers come in three sizes to meet your needs. The handle is constructed from steel tube and is riveted to the main body.

Made by GDFB.

Key Features:

  • Historically Accurate
  • Great For Re-enactors
  • Functional Shield
  • Handle Constructed Of Steel Tube


  • Made of 14 Gauge Steel


  • Outer Diameter: 12 Inches

1 review for Plain Buckler – 12 Inch

  1. Luis C.

    A beautifully made buckler, perfect for I.33 fencing and other means of medieval combat under Liechtenauer and Fiore. This the stuff of legends.

    An old tale would go that 800 years ago in Germany, the cruel King Conrad had invaded a city and split the men in one side and the women on the other.

    To the men he says, “Today you are going to die”, he turns to the women and says,”You may take anything you want from the city without harm coming to you”. So when he goes to rest inside his tent, the women begin picking up all of their men in the city and leaving immediately. When Conrad came out and saw this, he was aghast. The women were carrying all of the men out and he could do nothing. Since it was his oath.

    It’s possible that some men were carried by shields, perhaps a tad bigger than this buckler, by these women. Thus the ladies kept their loved ones, the men didn’t die and Conrad had nobody to kill.

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