Circa 1350-1400. In excavated condition, with slender sharply tapering blade of flattened hexagonal section and of exceptional length, hilt comprising straight quillons of circular section widening towards the tips, long flat tang tapered beneath the pommel, and chamfered wheel pommel with pyramidal-shaped button
101.2 cm. blade, 127.5 cm. overall
Sold for £6,875 inc. premium
Literature: Hoffmeyer, cat. no. 51, pp. 80 and 83, fig. 20
For more information see Ewart Oakeshott, The Sword In The Age Of Chivalry, 1964, pp. 65-67. The pommel conforms to Oakeshott's Type I with quillons of Style 2
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