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Phoenix Metal Creations Medieval War Sword
Original: Date 1300-1350, Private collection
Manufactured by Erik Stevenson of Phoenix Metal Creations, this sword is a type common to the early middle ages, circa 13th century. It is patterned after the Grete Swerdes of Type XIIIa in Oakeshott's typology. The blade is manufactured by Angus Trim Swords, and mounted by Erik Stevenson. Furniture is of mild steel with a leather covered octagonal grip.
Overall length: 42.5"
Weight: 2.4 pounds
Blade: 34.25" long; 1.8" wide at guard
Point of Balance (PoB): 6" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~22" from guard
Maker: Erik Stevenson, Phoenix Metal Creations of Colorado
Inspired by an original located in a private collection.
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