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Scottish Culloden Targe from the Battle of Culloden, Wood and Leather, Diameter 46cm, Weight 2.2kg

Product code: PRH303
The original is in the Museum of Royal Armouries, Tower of London
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This Scottish Targe is really a piece of history! 
1745/46 during the Jacobite uprising, a William Lindsay who was a shieldwright in Perth, Scotland made hundreds of targes for the army of Charles Edward Stuart. He made a distinction in price between an officer's targe and an ordinary targe Most likely the original of our replica is was made by him too, because it was captured at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, and taken south to London with the Jacobite prisoners. It is now in the Museum of the Royal Armouries in The Tower of London. 
This excellent museum replica made by PrimusArms has a removeable central spike, which if mounted makes the shield become an evil weapon. 
It features a brass shield boss in the center, decorative brass rivets and beautiful celtic ornaments embossed in the leather. The Targe is manufactured with hand dyed natural leather which is fixed by brass rivets. 
Details: 
Material: Wood and leather 
Diameter: approx. 46 cm 
Thickness: approx. 1.7 cm 
Weight: approx. 2.2 kg
Brand Get Dressed For Battle
Condition New
Product Code PRH303
Weight 3kg