Early 16thC German Bastard sword A479

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 19thC composite, but of a early 16thC German style and features a very heavily hollow ground blade.

There is no doubt this is a chunky long or bastard sword, but because of the relatively short blade. It feels surprisingly mobile in the hand.

Specification

Grip length – 160mm
Blade length – 80cm
Overall length – 102cm


Collections: Swords

Category: 16th, German, Wallace

Type: Sword




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