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Darksword 15th Century Hand and a Half sword with Integrated Sword Belt - DSA1537BRS

Darksword 15th Century Hand and a Half sword  with Integrated Sword Belt
 

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Overall Length: 44 5/8'' Blade: 33 3/4''
$529.95
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Blade: 5160 High Carbon Steel
Weight: 2 lb 13.4 oz
Edge:  Blunt
P.O.B.: 4''
Thickness: 3.9 mm - 3.8 mm
Width: 50.2 mm
Grip Length: 7 7/8''
Pommel: Peened
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Versatility is always a warrior’s asset, and of all medieval swords few embody it as well as the ‘’Bastard Sword’’. Too short to be a dedicated two-handed sword, yet longer than the single-hand sword, the bastard ‘’hand and a half’’ swords give the warrior the option for single or double handed use. Balanced well enough for one hand, with two the sword becomes a truly effective slash and thrust sword. An elongated pommel acts as an extended grip for leverage and the blade is wide enough midway to allow for a well-gripped ‘’half-sword’’ thrust technique.First appearing in the late 13th century, hand and a half swords reached an apex of popularity in the 15th and 16th centuries and were particularly favored in Switzerland and the German principalities.

This Bastard Sword, by Darksword Armory, has a blade made from 5160 High Carbon Steel tempered to a Rockwell Hardness of 53. The blade tang is fitted though a mild steel crossguard and pommel and peened for strength. The wooden grip is tightly wrapped and sewn over with brown leather. It comes with a matching wood-core scabbard covered in form-fitting brown leather and integrated sword belt.
 






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