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Bullet- and stab-proof vest, c 1996.

Bullet- and stab-proof vest, c 1996.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm


This vest is made from more than one material. It contains aramid fibres, such as Kevlar or Twaron, to stop bullets, and steel mesh to stop knives. As well as providing adequate protection it should still be comfortable to wear.

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