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Replicated from an original in the collection of the Royal Armouries in England, our Mortuary Hilt Sword is a classic example of a cavalry or dragoon officer’s sword of the 17th century English Civil War period. Deriving its name from the style of sword which memorialized King Charles I, who was executed in 1649, The Mortuary Hilt Sword’s steel basket is decorated with scrolled foliage while an engraved head of Charles I appears on the pommel. The lozenge-section double-edged blade is partially fullered and bears the swordmaker’s mark “1414”, the derivation of which has been lost in time. The leather handle wrap terminates in silver wire “Turks Head” knots. The sword, like the original, is beautifully balanced. This version of the sword features an antiqued finish. The hilt is crafted in stainless steel, to minimize maintenance, and is finished with a museum-quality patina. The high-carbon blade is also lightly “antiqued” to promote authenticity. The grip of the mortuary-hilt is leather-covered, as is the scabbard.

 

Overall: 39 1/4“, 99.5cm
Blade Length: 33“, 84cm
Weight: 2lb 5oz, 1.05kg
Point of Balance: 4", 10cm
Point of Harmonics: 21", 53cm

Blade Steel : 1566 Carbon Steel


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from piece to piece.

Mortuary Hilt English Broad Sword Carbon Steel Live Blade

SKU: SH2004N
$950.00Price
GST Included
Only 1 left in stock

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