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Iron Reinforced Round Shields of Hallstead

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Figure 1. A shield belonging to one of Hallbjorn's personal thanes.
 
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Figure 2. A shield used by the common guard of Hallstead Forttown.


Mechanics & Inner Workings

Iron reinforced rim, center and backing. Painted wood front, polished wooden back.   Iron or wooden center handle, with two reinforcement bars.   Leather strap for carrying.

Significance

Bears the colors and marks of Hallstead Proper.
Weight: 10 to 17 lbs   Diameter: 30 to 40 inches   Cost: 10 to 15 gold coins
Item type
Weapon, Other
Manufacturer
Owning Organization
Raw materials & Components
Wood planks, iron bars, leather strip, hand mixed paints.

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Comments

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25 May, 2021 11:04

Nice!   So, leather or wooden shield handles?   And are they bucklers? Or more full shield?

— The wolf of Tales of Justice, Creator of Legends of Elohey, Star Wars: Shards, Fiven Chronicles and more!
25 May, 2021 15:24

Wooden/iron handles depending on your wealth. like this http://www.hurstwic.org/history/articles/manufacturing/pix/shield_grip.jpg   Fixed up the article to make the prompt specific info visible!   glad you like my friend!

25 May, 2021 18:01

Aha! ok!   And you're welcome. I'm enjoying your world quite a lot!

— The wolf of Tales of Justice, Creator of Legends of Elohey, Star Wars: Shards, Fiven Chronicles and more!