Battlecry by Windlass Hattin Falchion

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Battlecry by Windlass Hattin Falchion

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Falchions are blades with a blade that widen or curve towards the tip. The shape of the falchion can be traced back to Greek and Roman culture. But the falchion had its own unique aesthetic. This European sword occurred in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, grips and variations in the tip. The Hattin falchion is one of the most popular types of falchions from the Middle Ages. The shape is very maneuverable and robust with a short and powerful blade, which was an essential link in the history of warfare. The falchion was a 'no-nonsense' weapon for the common man, while swords had a more luxurious and expensive reputation. In addition to a weapon, it could also be used as a machete. The Hattin falchion's point of balance is quite low along the blade, so it is great for cleaving blows and chopping strikes.

The Battlecry line of historical swords, daggers and axes was designed in collaboration with John Clements. John has unsurpassed knowledge of historical fencing and medieval and Renaissance fighting methods. All items are hand-forged by the forgery of Windlass Steelcrafts of high quality 1065 tempered carbon steel and are strong and resilient. The swords have an extra wide full tang and all weapons are sharp and suitable for cutting tests.

Each model has been put through rigorous physical testing to exceed industry standards. These battle tested weapons have a patinated finish which makes them look even more authentic and historical. Each weapon is individually inspected at every step of the manufacturing process, and only after passing the inspection do they receive the blacksmith's mark on the blade. Each weapon is delivered including a certificate, signed by all craftsmen who have worked on the weapon. Also included is a matching scabbard and, if applicable, a swordfrog.



Details:
Material: 1065 tempered carbon steel
Hardness: 50 HRC
Edge: razor sharp
Total length: 77,47 cm / 30-1/2"
Blade length: 60,96 cm / 24"
Blade width: 4,13-5,7 cm /1-5/8"--1/4"
Balance point: 12,07 cm / 3/4" below guard
Weight: 0,907 kg / 2 lbs / 8 oz
Including scabbard & certificate of authenticity
Based on a historical original
Transport weight (gram): 2000 *


We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.

This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.


Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your weapons regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper. Remove burrs with a whetstone. Make sure you have removed all burrs before using a battle-ready weapon, as they can cause wounds.

Maintenance & care
Just as with weaponry, you can care for your shoes and leatherware by applying a little Ballistol after cleaning. This prevents the leather from drying out.


Blunting service

The blade of this sword can be blunted (2,5-3 mm) at a surcharge. 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.


We ask for a one-off age verification when purchasing sharp objects
Send a scan or picture of your ID-card, passport, driving license or other document with your birth date to [email protected] We only need your name and date of birth, all other information can be blurred. After this one-off check, we delete & destroy the image, so we do not store your personal details. Click here for more information.
The parcel of this item will be labelled: “Warning, sharp content. Please only deliver to adults (18+).”

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