Museum Replicas Scottish Backsword
Original: Scotland, circa 1600-1650
This sword has a single-edged backsword blade with twin fullers near the spine. The guard consists of two side rings and a recurved crossguard finished off by spatulated and decorative ends. The grip is leather covered wood with three raised ridges to enhance gripping ability. The pommel, a graceful apple shape, finishes off the sword hilt.
Has a black leather scabbard with steel fittings.
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Overall length: 39"
Weight: 2.25 pounds
Width of guard: 9"
Width of grip: 1.25" tapering to 1"
Blade: 33" long; 1.375" wide at guard
Fullers: 26" and 27" long
Grip and pommel: 5.625"
Point of Balance (PoB): 5.5" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~21.5" from guard
Maker: Museum Replicas Limited
Inspired by originals such as the one illustrated in Scots Armies Of The English Civil Wars
by Stuart Reid.
This item has been retired from the collection.