Post by Jack Loomes on Apr 13, 2014 13:09:16 GMT
Editor's Note: Below translate from German by Google.
German, 1st half of 13th Century
Double-edged blade with double-sided, long and shallow fuller, is on a page that is loaded in iron inscription "SEINIES", on the other an inlaid in copper orb mark.
Short quillons with square cross-section, slightly tapered tang with a resulting grip. Beautifully shaped Brazil nut pommel.
Length 96 cm
Publications: Oakeshott, The Sword in the Age of Chivalry, pp. 87 ff
Provenance: Private Collection Hessian.