This is a replica of the sword that Oliver Cromwell used during the Battle of Drogheda in 1649. The original is nowadays part of the permanent collection of the Royal Armouries in Leeds.This model has a dark bronzed hilt which is decorated with gold and a grip that is wrapped round with sharkskin. Because the original scabbard has never been found, this sword is delivered with a scabbard that is typical for the 17th century. The sword has a length of 110,5 cm with a blade of 83,2 cm and it weighs 1471 g.
Length: 110.50 cm;
Blade length: 83.20 cm;
Grip length: 15.2 cm;
Weight: 1460 g;
Steel type: 1566 carbon steel;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Steel, Ray skin;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
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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