the first quarter of the 15th century fully articulated plate armor
started becoming common place on the battle field requiring sword smiths
to evolve the knightly weapon to counter this growing trend. Men of arms
used swords such as this two handed piece through out Europe to great
effect against armored opponents. With a 34-1/2 inch tapered blade
designed to act both as a thrusting tool for penetrating the joints in
plate armor and chain mail, and as a heavy duty hacking tool for
splitting skulls and helms alike. With its long leather wrapped hard
wood handle and heavy steel pommel to counter the lengthy blade this
sword is easily swung with either one or two hands. A no nonsense piece
of battle gear made to get its point across despite the odds, this sword
would be a welcomed piece to any serious armory. (Leather
When you want more than just a wall hanger, Valiant Armoury is the first
choice of discriminating collectors and re-enactors. Hand forged from
tough high-carbon steel by the finest craftsman, these swords are built
for use. Every details is painstakingly worked out to make Valiant
Armoury swords the most rugged swords in their class. With each
historically accurate design, Valiant goes the extra mile, individually
crafting these guards and pommels from solid steel, unlike other sword
makers who cast their fittings using a brittle zinc alloy. Most of these
swords include a two-tone genuine leather scabbard. Wear your Valiant
Armoury sword with pride knowing that from the beautiful exotic hardwood
handle to the expertly tempered blade, the sword on your hip is more
than a wall hanger.
Overall length: 47"
Blade length: 34"
Handle length: 12.25"
Weight w/ scabbard: 5.5 lbs