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Albion Armorers Knight Sword
Original: 13th-14th centuries
This sword represents a pattern from the high Middle Ages. Due to its widespread representation in period artwork, it can arguably be considered as the most popular design of the 13th century. The late Ewart Oakeshott designated this sword as a Type XII in his typology of the medieval sword. As such, it represents one of the earliest attempts to design a dual-purpose cut and thrust sword. Albion has chosen to recreate this type in the Knight. The sword has been mounted with mild steel furniture and a grip covered with black leather.
See our hands-on review for more information on this sword.
Overall length: 38"
Weight: 2.6 pounds
Width of guard: 6.5"
Blade: 31.25" long; 2" wide at base
Grip length: 4.25"
Point of Balance (PoB): 3.5" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~21" from guard
Maker: Albion Armorers of Wisconsin