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Couter (elbow cop) - A-185-a Couter (elbow cop) - A-185-b Couter (elbow cop) - A-185-c Couter (elbow cop) - A-185 Couter (elbow cop) - A-185-inside Couter (elbow cop) - A-185-wing Couter (elbow cop) - A-185-back

Couter (elbow cop) 1500

Formed in a single piece wrapping two thirds of the way around the arm. With a raised ridge bordered by a parallel recessed border around outer edge of the wing and front of the cop, each accented by an engraved line. One rivet at the center to secure a leather connecting the cop to the vambrace and rivet and hole to secure a strap around the elbow. The cop formed with a blunt medial ridge forming a shallow point. This elbow is formed in a plain style that may be of either German or Italian origin. From the personal collection of Claude Blair.

Weight: 1 pound (460g).

Measurements 18.5 cm wide. 6 5/8 in. tall at the widest part of the wing, 5 in. tall at the back edge, and 6 in. from the point of the center of the wing to the back edge. Thickness .050-.080, generally in the .060-.075 range.


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