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    Nigel Terry "King Arthur" armor breastplate from Excalibur. (Orion Pictures, 1981) "Lightning strike" armor breastplate constructed of handmade aluminum components with four plates joined together by rivets, two at the top front chest and three down the sides. The front breastplate retains four riveted leather straps at the bottom of armor and two at the top shoulders, which would affix breastplate to back plate and lower section to other costume. Central on the breastplate is a metal buckle. Exhibiting the studio made slash to left abdomen made by a "lightning strike" while "Arthur" (Nigel Terry) is in church. Created by legendary armorer Terry English, and inscribed English on the verso of the breastplate, "To my good friend Rob. King Arthur's lightning strike breastplate from 'Excalibur' 1979. Enjoy - Best regards, Terry English 2/4". In production used very fine condition.

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    June, 2016
    29th Wednesday
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