This sword is a composite, based on various examples and was a form popular in both Germany and England in the late 15th and early 16thC.
The sword can be made with either a fully leather grip or half wire and comes complete with a wood and leather scabbard.
Grip length – 20cm
Blade length – 92cm
Overall length – 117cm
COP – 67cm
COG – 10cm
The sword is based very accurately on A479 from the Wallace Collection, which I measured and handled personally for the project. The sword is very distinctive and is probably a...
Based very accurately on The Battle Abbey Sword held by Scottish Heritage, which I measured and handled personally for the project. The sword is very distinctive and is probably a...
In many of Breughels’ paintings you see fairly low status men carrying short messers often with a side ring and a knuckle bow. This form of short sword was popular...