Danish great sword

This great sword is a two-handed Danish war sword with an Oakeshott Type XVIIIe blade. The 1060 high carbon steel fully-sharpened flattened-diamond cross-sectioned blade has a long ricasso significantly narrower than the rest of the blade to aid in gripping half-sword style for fighting armored opponents. This massive sword will deliver dreadful blows and piercing thrusts. It has a thick downturned cross guard, a wire-wrapped hardwood hilt, a full tang, stainless steel fittings and a hot-peened type T scent stopper pommel. This sword dates from the 15th century, and is a wonderfully HUGE beast.

length: 62"
blade: 43"
sharp bit: 32"
ricasso: 11" x 1/4" thick
blade width: 1 5/8" at ricasso
blade width: 2" at widest
blade width: 7/8" at 2" from tip
grip and pommel: 18"
guard: 8 1/2"
balance point: 2 3/4" from guard
weight (sword): 6 lb 4.5 oz
weight (sword and scabbard): 6 lb 15.5 oz

Price: $300

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