This sword is a replica of the 13th century original owned by the well-known English knight Sir William Marshall. Sir William Marshall is buried in Temple Church in London, but his sword is part of the collection of the British Museum.
This beautiful sword is carefully handmade with attention for all small details. It has a damast steel double-edged blade. This sword is typed as an Oakeshott type XII according to the Oakeshott sword typification. It was a modern sword for its era, provided with a sharper tip than its predecessors (Oakeshott type X and XI). As a result the sword could easier pierce through hauberks.
This sword is 101,6 cm long with a blade of 84,5 cm and a grip of 17,5 cm. It weighs approx. 926 grams and has an excellent point of balance.
This sword is delivered including a scabbard. Product details:
Length: 101.6 cm;
Blade length: 84.5 cm;
Grip length: 17.15 cm;
Blade width at guard: 5.6 cm;
Weight: 926 g;
Balance point from guard: 20.3 cm;
Steel type: Folded Swedish Damascus steel, hardness 50-52 HRC;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather;
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.