Erik Schmid, the "Mail" Man

St. Cloud Times News: Through first-hand research and hours of trial and error, Erik Schmid has accomplished something few people have: created accurate reproductions of historical examples of mail garments from the Medieval and Classical periods. The story linked above discusses Schmid's work in researching and producing authentic riveted mail for reenactors and museums.

For more information about his mail armor or the Mail Research Society, see his website at http://www.erikdschmid.com/ .