This is the Norman Arming Sword. It features a classic, simple cross guard, with a hand and a half handle. The handle is made of a wood core, and is tightly wrapped with leather which is then sewn together. The pommel is very large and is made of steel and serves as a very good counterweight to give this sword a great presence when swung.
Please note that this sword is not meant for actual cutting or sparring.
Blade: The blade of this sword has been constructed with carbon steel and features one groove that extends about 24 inches from the guard. It is unsharpened.
Guard: The guard is a simple cross bar, with slight tapering towards the ends.
Handle: The handle features a wood core, and is tightly wrapped in leather, which is then sewn together. The large pommel is a great counterweight to give this sword a nice presence when swung.The tang is peened over top the metal pommel of the handle.
* This is a handmade item. Item specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.
Overall Length: 39.5 "
Blade Length: 32.25"
Handle Length (not including pommel): 5.375"
Handle Length (including pommel): 7.125"
Point of Balance: 6.25 "
Point of Percussion: 21" from the guard
Sword Weight : 3.35 lbs
Guard Material: Steel
Guard Width: 7.5"
Blade Material: Carbon Steel
Handle Material: Wood and Leather
Peening Method: Cold peened tang, polished flush with pommel
Scabbard: Leather Wrapped Scabbard
Condition: Brand New
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