Crusader Sword With Crosses

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Brand: Windlass Steelcrafts

The Oakeshott type XVa sword marks the transition between the one handed swords of the High Middle Ages and the hand and a half swords. Our Crusader sword is an excellent example of this type. It is similar to a normal type XV, but its tapering blade has a diamond-shaped cross section and is somewhat longer and slimmer. The hardwood grip wrapped with black leather is a little longer than a typical one handed sword, so it can also be used comfortably with two hands.


The pommel and the crossguard with flattened sides are decorated with crosses on both sides – the ones on the crossguard are painted red. This hand forged Crusader sword with crosses is made of carbon steel and includes a black leather scabbard with a mount and chape.


Total length: 104 cm
Blade length: 86 cm
Grip length: 12 cm
Weight: 1.22 kg
Blade thickness (base): 3.8 mm
Blade thickness (CoP): 4.2 mm
Blade width (base): 4.7 cm
Blade width (CoP): 2.8 cm
Point of Balance (PoB): 13.5 cm
Center of Percussion (CoP): 30 cm
Oakeshott type: XVa

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