Two-Handed Longsword

£110.00
Brand: John Barnett
SKU
S5727M

Two-Handed Longsword.
The Longsword is a type of European sword used during the late medieval and Renaissance periods, approximately 1350 to 1550 (with early and late use reaching into the 13th and 17th centuries, respectively). Longswords have lengthy cruciform hilts with grips over some 15 cm (6 in) in length (providing room for two hands), with straight double-edged blades.
The longsword is commonly held in combat with both hands, though some may be used single-handed. Longswords are used for striking, cutting, and thrusting. The specific offensive purpose of an individual longsword is derived from its physical shape. All parts of the sword are used for offensive purposes, including the pommel and crossguard.

 

Key Features:
Hand Crafted
High Quality Construction
Historically accurate
EN45 Spring Steel

 

Specifications:
Overall Length. 128cm
Blade Length. 97cm
Blade Width At Widest. 4.6cm
Grip Length. 20cm
Weight. 1.9kg

 

These swords are meticulously hand crafted. The tangs are actual full tangs, not the typical rat tail that are found in most decorative swords. The high quality blades are hand forged using EN45 Spring steel to make the blade non brittle and give it a spring like quality that will not warp. The full tang on this sword is cup peened riveted over the pommel.

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