This replica is made after the sword of the English knight Sir William Marshall, earl of Pembroke. He lived between 1146 and 1219. This sword is a light, well-balanced type XIa which primarily functioned as a cavalry weapon. The blade is made of carbon steel with a hardness of 52-54 HRC. It has a length of 101 cm, with a blade of 84 cm and it weighs approx. 1 kg. The blade is sharp. The point of balance is situated approx. 20 cm below the cross-guard, the advantage is that more force can be put in the sword`s blows.
This sword is an Oakeshott type Xa. Product details:
Length: 101.6 cm;
Blade length: 84.5 cm;
Grip length: 17.15 cm;
Blade width at guard: 4.6 cm;
Weight: 926 g;
Balance point from guard: 20.3 cm;
Steel type: carbon steel 52 HRC;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 2000 *
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.