Nobleman sword, 13thC
13th century one-handed sword with double fuller.
Dating and inspirations
According to the customer wish, that sword is based on / and inspired, by a famous sword from British Museum, found in River Witham.
Type of the sword reflects proportions and parameters of many 13th century swords. The pommel, crossguard and fittings was made with golden color copper alloy, according to many medieval finds. The pommel is decorated with customer coat of arms and was inspired by very interesting type, mostly made with copper alloy, highly decorated and colorful, including coats of arms.
On the double fullers we can see inscriptions, filled with golden metal, marked with double cross potents.
Inscription in Latin: NUTRISCO ET EXTINGUO
Scabbard & belt
The scabbard and belting style is based on 13th century sources and finds.
The pattern on the scabbard is based on two medieval finds and also inspired by modern scabbard (made by Dimicator). Pattern on the leather is painted with silver and dark red colors.
The chape is based on the Naumburg Cathedral sculpture (circa 1250).
This sword is very light and well balanced, as most of historical examples. Wide blade is sharp and hardened to 54HRC.
total lenght 960mm
blade length 805mm
blade width 59mm
blade thickness at the base 6mm
balance ca. 110mm