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Pavise - Oxford stylee

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A poster here commissioned this pavise for him, was aired at Bosworth.
He might have some pics of it to share in actual use.

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That's mine that is :D Very pleased with it but I would not want to carry it too far! As you suggested I plan to add a handle - not sure yet if I'll go for a forged iron one or leather. A mate took some pics at Bosworth but has not sent me copies yet. I'll post some if suitable.
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Beautiful!
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Thomas, you know about these things. What sort of handle would you recommend?
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Something like the attached picture should see you right.
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Is that leather? I hope so as I have a bit of thick buff strapping that would do the job.
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Very good, now I want one.

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Leather/rawhide not entirely sure. So long as it's rigid and will hold its shape.
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