Medieval One-Handed Sword Oakeshott Typ XIIa with Scabbard


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Medieval One-Handed Sword Oakeshott Typ XIIa with Scabbard, 13th C.
Battle-Ready (Practical Blunt)

This beautiful single-handed sword is based on a sword assigned to Konrad von Thüringen (Conrad of Thuringia), Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights from 1239 to 1240 AD. The original piece, classified as a Type XIIa according to Oakeshott’s typology, is on display for people to admire at the Deutsches Historisches Museum (German Historical Museum) in Berlin, Germany.

This interpretation has a hardened spring steel blade tempered to a Rockwell hardness of approx. 48-50 HRC. It is full-tanged and peened (not screwed) to the pommel. The steel cross guard is slightly curved and the handsome wooden grip features a carved diamond pattern and brass rings. The medieval one-hander is capped with a thick, octagonal steel pommel bearing a cross motif on both sides. The gorgeous scabbard with wooden core is covered in leather and comes complete with a carrying belt wound around it.

The blade’s blunt, 2 mm thick edges and rounded tip make this high medieval arming sword ideal for combat reenactment, stage fighting or sparring.

-Battle-ready Sword Category :
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– Blade material: spring steel, tempered
– Rockwell hardness: approx. 48-50 HRC
– Handle material: wood, brass bands, steel pommel and guard
– Overall length: approx. 100 cm
– Blade length: approx. 81 cm
– Handle length: approx. 19 cm (grip approx. 13 cm)
– Blade width at guard: approx. 5 cm
– Blade thickness: approx. 2 mm
– Point of balance: approx. 12.5 cm from the guard
– Weight: approx. 1.4 kg (approx. 2 kg with sheath)
– Leather-covered scabbard with belt

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