By: Windlass Steelcrafts
The original scimitar was called a shamshir, (which meant "lions tail") and had a deeply curved blade that was almost a half circle. Developed in Persia, this type of blade was effective for drawcuts, but other than that, of limited utility. This caused the blade to shift its shape into a more useful version, which we have chosen to copy. Blade is quite effective, being able to drawcut as well as slash, and the point is quite useful in the "hooking" thrust often used. Made from high carbon steel by Windlass Steelcrafts®. Grip is wood, and the guard and scabbard furniture are steel. Complete with scabbard. A beautiful and chivalrous sword. Copied from the Hank Reinhardt collection.
5/5 average from 16 reviews
Rated by people who own this product
"grip too small for large hands" -Don (4/5)
"It is my first REAL sword. Looks and handles nice. No complains about finishing/polishing" -Ivan (4/5)
"Great detail in the sword, with a good weight and balance. " -Nick (5/5)
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