Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar or better known as El Cid was a Castilian nobleman who conquered and controlled Valencia after his exile. El Cid means the lord in a mix of Spanish and Arabic. He had two swords: Tizona and Colada.
El Cid won Tizona from a Morish nobleman, Malik Bucar, and gave it to one of his sons in law. But he demanded it back after this son in law mistreated his daughter. Tizone is nowadays exhibited at Museo de Burgos in Burgos.This sword is a replica of the Tizona. It has the same length, 103 cm, and the same weight, 1,1 kg. This sword is an Oakeshott type XIX.
Length: 100 cm;
Blade length: 84 cm;
Grip length: 16 cm;
Steel type: Stainless steel;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Brass;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 1000 *
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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