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Albion Armorers Crusader Sword
A single-handed sword based on the knightly swords of the 12th and 13th centuries. Patterned after the Type XII in Oakeshott's typology. Furniture is of mild steel, having a grip of wood bound with cord and covered with black leather.
Overall length: 38.25"
Weight: 2.56 pounds
Blade: 32" long; 2" wide at guard
Point of Balance (PoB): 5.75" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~21" from guard
Maker: Albion Armorers of Wisconsin