This well-known sabre has a mortuary hilt that protects the hand. Swords like this were used all over the British Isles during the 17th centuries. The hilts were made in Great Britain while the blades where mostly imported from Germany. This is the weapon of cavalrymen during the British Civil War. Later on this type of sword developed through to the well-known basket hilt broadsword & backsword.
Hanwei designed this replica for re-enactment. The sword is battle-ready and has a 3 mm thick blade. The blade is made of 1065 carbon steel with a hardness of 50 HRC. This sword is 94 cm long with a blade of 775 cm and it weighs 907 grams. Product details:
Length: 94 cm;
Blade length: 77.5 cm;
Grip length: 16.5 cm;
Blade width at guard: 2.7 cm;
Weight: 907 g;
Balance point from guard: 10.1 cm;
Steel type: 1065 carbon steel, hardness 50 HRC;
Edge: Blunt (3 mm battle-ready);
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Staal, Wood;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
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.