Two-Handed Longsword - S5727
Two-Handed Longsword Museum Quality Made by John Barnett
Two-Handed Longsword, Museum Quality These swords are maticulously hand crafted. They are the finest and strongest swords available. The tangs are actual full tangs, not the typical rat tail that are found in most decorative swords. The high quality blades are hand forged using EN45 Spring steel to make the blade non brittle and give it a spring like quality that will not warp. Tempered for strength and finished with sharp edges and a point. The full tang on this sword is cup peened riveted over the pommel. Key
Features: Hand Crafted High Quality Construction Historically accurate EN45 Spring Steel Specifications: Overall Length. 128cm Blade Length. 97cm Blade Width At Widest. 4.6cm Grip Length. 20cm Weight. 1.9kg
Two-Handed Longsword. The Longsword is a type of European sword used during the late medieval and Renaissance periods, approximately 1350 to 1550 (with early and late use reaching into the 13th and 17th centuries, respectively). Longswords have lengthy cruciform hilts with grips over some 15 cm (6 in) in length (providing room for two hands), with straight double-edged blades. The longsword is commonly held in combat with both hands, though some may be used single-handed. Longswords are used for striking, cutting, and thrusting. The specific offensive purpose of an individual longsword is derived from its physical shape. All parts of the sword are used for offensive purposes, including the pommel and crossguard.