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Albion Armorers Migration Type D Sword
A sword patterned after the designs of the Migration era, circa 600 A.D. and classified by Ewart Oakeshott as a Type D in his typology. Consists of a double-fullered blade, and a hilt of composite construction made from bronze and walnut wood (example shown customized by using walnut burl).
See our hands-on review for more information on this sword.
Overall length: 34.5"
Weight: 1.75 pounds
Blade: 29" long; 1.8" wide at guard
Point of Balance (PoB): 7.25" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~20.5" from guard
Maker: Albion Armorers of Wisconsin