The Scottish backsword is called after the blade of the sabre, contrary to the broadsword that had one sharp edge. This basket is made after the models that were used during the last Jacobite Rising around 1750-1760.
The basket contains styled letters 'S' that symbolize Stewart (Stuart) or Sterling (the place where these baskets were made).
This basket hilted has a grip wrapped round with shagreen. It is 99,51 cm long with a blade of 82,5 cm and a grip of 16,5 cm. It weighs 1162 grams. This sword is semi-sharp and is delivered including a leather scabbard. Product details:
Length: 99 cm;
Blade length: 82.5 cm;
Grip length: 16.5 cm;
Blade width at guard: 3.2 cm;
Weight: 1162 g;
Balance point from guard: 7.6 cm;
Steel type: 1566 carbon steel;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Staal, Wood, Leather;
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 â‚¬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.