The Knight Riding sword features a fuller running two-thirds the length of the blade. The sword is hand forged from 5160 carbon steel and hand-tempered, ensuring strength and durability. The cross guard and pommel are solid steel, polished and fitted onto a full tang that is peened at top of the pommel. This is how many of the originals were fitted. The scabbard is made from wood then wrapped in leather with a solid steel end cap.
According to Ewart Oakeshott in Records of the Medieval Sword, page 151, an identical sword is shown on two early 14th century effigies in Germany. The first is of Arnold I Langraph of Cleve, and the second is of one of the hero-figures, c. 1308, in the Rathaus at Cologne. Not only are hilts of the swords on these figures exactly the same as this sword, but the size is more proof that these short swords were not made for boys, or archers, but for knights and great nobles.
- Includes Wooden Scabbard Wrapped In Leather
- Functional Sword
- An iconic style of sword from the Middle Ages
- Includes a leather wrapped wood scabbard
- Made from 5160 carbon steel
- Fitted with steel cross guard and pommel
- Blade Length: 21 Inches
- Blade Width: 2 Inches at Guard, 1.5 Inch at Fuller End Toward Tip
- Handle/Hilt Length: 7.6 Inches
- Grip Length: 5.25 Inches
- Overall Length: 29 Inches
- Balance Point: 1.9 Inches Below Hilt
- Weight: 2 lbs. 5 oz.