Post by Jack Loomes on Jul 20, 2014 10:47:18 GMT
Editor's Note: Accompanying text translated from Italian by Google.
Description: Straight blade with two wires slightly converging towards the tip, shelled at the center for almost the entire length except at the tip; iron hilt with straight arms, faces downward and slightly pointed at the ends, apple-shaped to almost circular flat faces; handle with leather upholstery, restoration.
Notes Type XII. See R. Ewart Oakeshott, The Sword in the Age of Chivalry
Lutterworth Press, London, 1964. Specimens similar to Tables 6-8.
Length 95.5 cm
2500.00 € | € 3,000.00
For more information on Type XII Swords see this extract from Ewart Oakeshott's Records of the Medieval Sword: sword-site.com/thread/127/oakeshott-type-records-medieval-sword