The basket hilted broadsword was mainly used by the Scots. Sometimes they are also called basket hilted claymores because the blade was often made of a broken claymore blade. The grip has a large basket that not only protected the hand but also provided a better balance.The basket of this broadsword is a replica of a basket that was typical for Glasgow, developed by the Simpson family. This decorative broadsword has two semi-sharp edges and a double fuller in the blade. Its length is 99 cm with a blade of 85 cm and a maximum width of 3,6 cm. The sword weighs 1,4 kg excluding the scabbard.
This item is semi-sharp and designed for decorative purposes. It can be made razor sharp at a surcharge.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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