Shoulder Armor Style 4

Shoulder Armor Style 4


This listing is for a pair of leather Shoulder (Spaulder) armor. They are made up of 9 overlapping lames connected by flexible interior straps that allow them a great deal of mobility.

They are made from 8 oz Latigo leather and feature a long buckled strap that runs across the chest, as well as two straps that secure it to your arm. The chest straps are attached via Chicago screws, which makes them easily removable to use alternate attachment options. There are two holes on the top edge of the armor which allow them to be laced onto a gambeson or maille shirt via point ties; or attached to the gorget that I offer via chicago screw or tie.

We also offer a leather mantle gorget that is a much more secure and comfortable way to mount the shoulders. Check out the other listing if you're interested in that option.

They have the option of having them impregnated with wax to add rigidity to function as armor in reenactment fighting, HEMA, LARP, or whatever your hobby happens to be. As with any armor, if you do plan on using these for protection, you should wear a gambeson, or add some padding of your own.

Be advised that if you choose to wax a lighter color it will cause the leather to darken, so any color but black will end up being a very dark version of itself.

These are made "one size fits most". We are able to make them to fit any size, so for custom sizing feel free to message me.

As always, this item can be customized to your preferences. Feel free to message me with any questions.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

14-21 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 1 - 5 weeks

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

    Questions about your order?

    Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do you have any items in Stock, ready to ship?

    We now have a section of in stock items! Everything in this section is available, and will ship within 1-2 business days.

    Why so expensive?

    Our items are all made by hand. We do not mass produce anything, and every item has been designed, tested, and created by us. A lot of time and effort has gone into every item we offer, and we do our best to make sure that everything that leaves our shop lives up to our standards and hopefully yours.

    Can you make a sheath for a knife other than the ones offered here?

    We only offer a few different sheath options, but we operate out of a large brick & mortar cutlery store, so there's a chance we have the knife you're looking for. Contact us to set up a custom order.

    Do your holsters meet IDPA regulations?

    All of our belt holsters meet IDPA regulations, but our shoulder holsters do not.

    Are your leather sheaths lined with Kydex?

    To put in bluntly, if your leather sheath does what it's supposed to do, you shouldn't need to put a different sheath inside of it. Our leather sheaths function very well being made out of leather, and our kydex sheaths work very well without a leather lining.

    Does the knife come with the sheath?

    No. Each item is for the sheath/scabbard/holster itself, no knives, swords, or guns are included with any purchase.

    Reviews (6)


    Excellent quality and extremely well made item. This looks just as great (if not better) in person than in the photos. Very durable. Seller was very communicative and helpful. Items were professionally packaged. 5 stars all around! Thank you!

    Great pauldrons, nice thick leather, fit well and got to me fast, even with requesting longer straps than normal.

    It work well for my wedding my husband and best man both wor one

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