A genuine matching set of Edo period armor exhibited at the Izumi Municipal Museum and published in the book Rekishi no Kuni Izumi, Me-to Yoroi Ten. It consists of an eight plate Tetsuji kabuto with exquisite Hachimanza and Kuwagata Maedate supported on the iron front plate. Fukurin and Shinodare enhance the sense of luxury on the bowl. The shikoro blossoms out with iroiro odoshi multicolored lacing, prominent fukigaeshi emblazoned with a Maru crest over leather with ja-bara Piping matching the colors of the lacing. The mask is Tetsusabiji-nuri, with Kebiki Iro-iro Odoshi supporting the Hon Kozane throat defence. In fact the Nodokake, Sode and Gessan are all Honkozane scales, lacquered black with Kebiki Iro-iro Odoshi lacing. The Do is a Kawadsuke Yokohagi Gomai-do (Five iron plates covered in decorative leather) with Hon Kozane scales below. The Maru crest figures prominently on the central plate. The Sangu consist of a set of Kote, their unusual patterned iron scales spattered with silver, and the back of the hands bearing the Maru crest On blue silk. The same silk back the haidate of lacquered leather scales. Only the cloth on the suneate has been replaced. It comes in a pair of matching HItsu with the same family crest. Overall in fine condition, there are some holes worm in the leather covering on the Do, as is visible in the photos here and those published in the museum catalog. Also some minor losses to the lacquer on the scale tips typical of age. Please contact us for more detailed photographs. A copy of the book is included.