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15th Century Longsword

ID#: 500800

Price: $245.00 

15th Century Longsword


15th Century Longsword15th Century Longsword15th Century Longsword
  • Unsharpened - Price: $245.00 
  • Sharpened - Price: $263.00 
  • Unsharpened w/ Initials - Price: $250.00 
  • Sharpened w/ Initials - Price: $268.00 
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    Circa 1450

    The 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, it could be gripped with both hands for a very powerful cut. This is a beautiful and very functional sword with steel pommel and guard.  The grip is wood wrapped with leather and wire. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts. Includes scabbard. ($5 additional s/h) Can be sharpened for additional fee.
    • Overall: 45-1⁄2"
    • Blade: 36-1⁄2" long, 1-13⁄16" wide, 3⁄16" thick
    • Wt: 3 lbs/4 oz
    Can be personalized with 3 Initials (select below left).

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    Delightful sword! Beautiful, sturdy and a thrill in the hand. Cuts like a witch! Belies the reputation that Windlass seems to have acquired on certain sword sites concerning "whippiness." The blade is flexible yet stiff and shows very little distal droop when held horizontally. A true winner that I cannot recommend too highly.
    Reviewed by Steven  W
    4/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
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    Reviewed by birgitta  n
    4/11/2011 12:00:00 AM
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    i have carried this sword to many functions and have never been more pleased with a sword of this calibur. asthetically pleasing as well as a dream to wield in a combat situation. light enough to be weilded one handed yet deadly with two-grip is comfortable and even with the rings on the guard is easy to carry. i highly reccomend this to all my friends!!
    Reviewed by Robert  N
    8/4/2010 12:00:00 AM
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    I just received mine from the shipper. It arrived in great shape and nicely sharpened. A joy to wield.
    Reviewed by James  G
    12/18/2009 12:00:00 AM
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    best
    Reviewed by Anonymous
    11/24/2008 12:00:00 AM