Composite Hand-and-a-Half
Original: Mid 16th century Central Europe

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This hand-and-a-half sword with compound hilt has a single-fullered "super-blade" that was purchased in the early 90s from American Fencer's Supply, originally imported from France. A leather-bound waisted handle, guards above and below the hilt arms, flattened quillons, and faceted pommel define the hilt.
Overall length: 44"
Weight: 3.6 pounds
Width of guard: 10"
Width of grip: 1.25" @ guard > 1" > .75"
Blade: 34.5" long below finger rings; 1.5" wide tapering to 1.25"
Fuller: 14" long
Grip and pommel: 8.5"
Point of Balance (PoB): 6" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~22" from guard

Maker: Composite Manufacture.

This item has been retired from the collection.

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