The bastard sword or the hand-and-a-half sword was probably called like this because it was nor a single-handed sword nor a two-handed sword. It could be used on both ways, where a second hand could be put on the pommel and half on the grip to put extra force behind the blows.
This sword has a length of 126 cm with a blade of 99,5 cm and a cross-guard of 26 cm. It weighs about 2,1 kg. The blade has a Rockwell hardness of 44-48 HRC.
This sword is made by Jiri Krondak from Prague. During the last 20 years, this line of swords proved themselves on the re-enactment fields. They are continually perfectionised to a reliable and inexpensive type of re-enactment swordsThis sword is an Oakeshott type XVIIIb.
This sword is custom made.
Length: 126 cm;
Blade length: 99.5 cm;
Grip length: 26 cm;
Weight: 2100 g;
Steel type: Spring steel (DIN 54SiCr6) 48-50 HRC;
Edge: Blunt (3 mm battle-ready)/semi-sharp/sharp;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
Suitable for re-enactment and martial arts. The blade is handmade and tempered, using traditional forging techniques. The razor sharp version is suitable for cutting tests. When using the sharpening service, the return right and warranty expires. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
This item cannot be shipped to countries outside the EU due to its length.
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.
This product has a two year warranty. Click here for more information.
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