Bronze-hilted Scottish Claymore
Original: Early 16th century Scotland
This one-of-a-kind two-handed sword of the Scottish highlander boasts a fullered blade with extended handle. Bronze furniture throughout consists of of a wheel pommel, downward sloping arms terminated with quatrefoils, and langets reaching from the guard down the center of the blade.
The hardwood grip is accented with bronze tacks. All the furniture is cast from a Victorian-made reproduction of a historic highland claymore.
Overall length: 58"
Weight: 5.2 pounds
Width of guard: 12"
Blade: 40" long; 1.875" wide tapering to 1"
Fuller: 27" long
Langets: 5.25" long
Grip and pommel: 16" long
Point of Balance (PoB): 7" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~27" from guard
Maker: Lloyd MacKenzie Parker.
This item has been retired from the collection.