Museum Replicas Scottish Backsword
Original: Scotland, circa 1600-1650

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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.

See our hands-on review for more information on this sword.
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 of Atlanta.
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.

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