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15th Century Longsword

By: Windlass Steelcrafts - For Historical Reference
15th Century Longsword - 500800 - Windlass Steelcrafts

15th Century Longsword - Windlass Steelcrafts

Product Description

The 15th century longsword, often called a hand-and-half, saw a great deal of service as a weapon of war, but was also employed a great deal as a civilian weapon of self- defense. Coupled with a dagger, the longsword was an excellent defense against robbers, thieves, footpads, assassins and even some of the robber bands that might roam the countryside. A good serviceable point allowed it to be used for thrusting, and a medium weight allowed it to be used easily and carried with equal ease. This weight also allowed it to be used with one hand with a dagger in the other. But when needed, the longsword could be gripped with both hands for a very powerful cut. Pommel and guard are steel. Grip is wood wrapped with leather and wire. A beautiful and very functional sword. The 15th Century Longsword is made by Windlass Steelcrafts®.

Product Specifications

  • Product Code: 2169
  • SKU: 500800
  • Brand: Windlass Steelcrafts
  • Blade Length: 36 1/2"
  • Blade Material: 1065-1095 High Carbon Steel
  • Blade Width at Guard: 1 3/4"
  • Edge Type: Edge Ready / Sharpening Optional
  • Full Length: 45 1/2"
  • Grip Length: 7 1/4"
  • Handle Material: Leather & Wire Wrapped / Wood Core
  • Point of Balance: 4 1/2"
  • Pommel: Threaded
  • Scabbard: Leather
  • Sword Weight: 3 lb 4 oz

  • *Specs may vary slightly from piece to piece.

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15th Century Longsword Status

Date Changed: 2016-08-05 09:51:55.000
Current Status: Unavailable - Historical Reference
Re-Release Date: Unknown - None Planned

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