Arms & Armor Bohemian Broadsword
Original: Circa 1480-1510, private collection
The Bohemian Broadsword is based on Oakeshott
sword XIIIa.6 in Records of the Medieval Sword
. It was named "Bohemian" due to the find-place and represents a "revival" of the Type XIIIa
"Grete War Sword" in the late 15th Century.
The pommel is a writhen variant of the Oakeshott Type T pommel and the cross is Style 2, also a writhen form.he blade is hexagonal in section, with a fuller that is only 9.5 inches long. This sword is a dedicated cutter and is most comfortable used with two hands, but is still usable with one.
See our hands-on review
for more information on this sword.
Overall length: 44"
Weight: 2.2 pounds
Width of guard: 8"
Blade: 36.25" long; 1.875" wide tapering to .81"
Grip and pommel: 7.375"
Point of Balance (PoB): 6.25" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~22" from guard
Maker: Arms & Armor
Inspired by an original located in a private collection.