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.
Length: 99 cm;
Blade length: 85 cm;
Blade width at guard: 3.6 cm;
Weight: 1400 g;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 48 HRC;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Brass, Wood, Leather;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
This item is semi-sharp and designed for decorative purposes. It can be made razor sharp at a surcharge. When using the sharpening service, the return right and warranty expires. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
The blade of this sword can be blunted (2,5-3 mm) at a surcharge of €70,00. Please note: although the thickness will be the same as a battle-ready sword, the return right and warranty expires when using the blunting service. Please contact us if you wish to use the blunting service, or make a note at the last step of your shiopping cart. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.
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