Uesugi Bishamonten Samurai Armor

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Uesugi Bishamonten Samurai Armor

Yoroi Wearable Suit

The suit of Armour size to wear is : 168cm – 185cm, it is about 25Kg.

Is made of cloth, wrought iron, metal sheet.

The price don’t including stand and wood box

Bishamonten Samurai Armor is a reproduction of one of the gashira armor suits worn by the Daimyo Uesugi Kenshin who ruled Echigo Province in the Sengoku Period of Japan.

He was one of the many powerful lords of the Sengoku period.

He is famous for his prowess on the battlefield, his military expertise, his legendary rivalry with Takeda Shingen, 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 him Kenshin, the God of Warriors.

In an era of constant civil war, Kenshin’s military record was most notable.

He successfully engaged some of the most capable generals of his time including both Takeda Shingen and Oda Nobunaga.

Kenshin’s long-standing rivalry with Takeda Shingen, from the neighboring province of Kai, resulted in an epic series of battles between what turned out to be two evenly matched foes.

Later on, Kenshin was able to beat the larger forces of Oda Nobunaga and stall his attempt to take over Japan.

In 1578 at the age of 48, Kenshin died . Tradition holds that he was the victim of an assignation. According to the theory a ninja team infiltrated Kenshin’s castle.

One of the ninja was sacrificed as a diversion. He was discovered scaling the wall, an alarm was sounded, and the intruder was killed.

Unfortunately, that first assassin was a decoy. A second ninja on the team, who was very small in stature, successfully snuck into the compound during the confusion and concealed himself in the pit under Kenshin’s latrine.

The ninja hid under the latrine until Kenshin came to relieve himself and squatted over the opening.

At that point the assassin allegedly struck Kenshin a fatal blow from below.

 

Bishamonten

In Japanese mythology, Bishamonten or simply Bishamon is a God of War or a warrior, who fights against evildoers.

He is usually drawn or sculpted in a set of samurai armour and wields a spear in his right hand, while holding a pakoda in his left hand,

which according to Wikipedia symbolizes treasures he protects.

And I didn’t make a typo since in Japanese mythology Bishamon is actually quite a fearsome male.

Bishamon is also part of 7 Lucky Gods or 7 Gods of Fortune and is treated as a God of Wealth who both protects and gives away gold thus

Bishamonten’s statue is a common statue in Japanese temples and is usually located in a right corner.

These samurai armor suits are all handmade, these life sized, fully functional and completely authentic reproduction

Japanese Samurai Armor and helmets are made with authentic methods and materials only.

Every suit has been researched and made after private collection, museums or temples of the actual armor.

Each piece of armor is made specifically for re-enactors and private collectors that demand authenticity, detail and quality of materials.

 

Kenshin’s mythical riding into battle by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1883)

 

Armor Quality

  • Armor Quality :
  • Kachi: Foot Soldier armor – Quickly made, basic painting and synthetic materials (like nylon instead of cotton, satin instead of silk) are used to keep the cost of the armor down.
    • The Kachi class will lack certain features, such as they do not have shoulder padding or a removable nose (it is fixed to the mask), they have a synthetic mustache and might have a few paint blemishes or iron plating and no brass fittings.
    • This class of armor is crafted for the samurai on a budget and those looking to modify their own amor.

Is the armor battle ready?

Although we do not recommend that quality armor to be used in any form of combat, it is however very capable of being used and withstanding the rigors of training and full contact sparring.

Along with traditional armor crafting, we believe in traditional armor testing.

Our armor has been tested with great success using fully functional, live samurai swords and other weapons.

Price Include: Armour, Kabuto , shikoro Menpo, Do , Sode , Kote, Kusazuri, Haidate, Suneate Real wear, can be adjusted for 1.68-1.8 m height,

Wooden Size: 50X47X62 Packing size: 56X53X68

Weight: 12.5 kg heavy wooden armor weight 7 kg

Material: iron, cloth, cotton, wood frame, wooden base

Color: Antique

[About the product]

Our products are hand-built, will be some handmade signs, demanding perfect buyers purchase.

Our products are doing the old retro style, antique to do the old deal done, in order to trace products more time, a sense of history.

If the return as buyers of personal preference problems, the buyer needs to pay the return delivery costs.

[Color]

Our products are taken in kind, but because of the level of shooting, lighting, cameras, monitors and other factors, it is difficult to completely achromatic seller, can not accept any color of the buyers attention: the color can not serve as grounds for return .

[About delivery]

we will pro generally paid within 48 hours of delivery, subject to extension unexpected situations, will notice buyer!

[About shipping]

because we can not control the logistics company, sometimes due to the factors such as weather, traffic, logistics staff caused delays in the arrival time, but please bear with me!

[Inspection]

on when the buyer Write sure when courier surface parcel soundness examination to determine the number.

If fewer pieces found damaged, please call us immediately, we will and courier companies to negotiate claims.

[Aftermarket]

buyer upon receipt, the product is found damaged and other conditions, please contact the shop the first time!

We will give you the proper treatment!

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