Description: Sword, German or Swiss, about 1350. Bodenfund, iron corr. Thick disk pommel (D 47 mm), slightly bent in the center circular perforation (D 15 mm). Flat, four-edged Angel, rep. Slightly curved quillons ortwärts. Shock blade type XVa (after Oakeshott). Plate 67
Notes: Knightly sword from the 14th Similar century swords cf. Schneider, handle weapons I, pp. 29 ff The English explorer Ewart Oakeshott classified according to their medieval swords blade shape on the grounds that the diversity of the knobs is too large to obtain a clear typology of swords . Oakeshott, Records of the Medieval Sword, Type XVA, pp. 140-145. - Provenance: Galerie Fischer, auction 12.11.1980, cat 142
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