Edition Medieval War Sword
(Oakeshott Type XIV)
blade that tapers to a sharp point, a short grip and a bold and broad
cross guard makes swords of type XIV easily recognized in art from around
1275-1340. They are as a rule compact and powerful swords, usually with
Our sword, the Sovereign, has an accentuating flaring of the width at
the base of the blade and carries an unique set of double fullers. Fullers
like these are effective in reducing weight, while retaining a high stiffness
on thin and wide blades.
Because of its relative shortness, this sword is quick and responsive
with a pleasant blade presence inviting both short chopping cuts, sweeping
blows and precise thrusts.
tracing of an image from Manuscript I:33 at the Royal Armoury, Leeds
like this would be very effective in sword and buckler fighting as seen
in the I:33 manuscript, dated to around 1300.
The steel cross is wide with crisply sculpted bevels and a slight cusp
in the middle. The deep pommel of bronze is of the wheel type with a recess
in the central boss (the pommel is also available in steel.). In this
an owner could affix an enamel disc with his personal coat of arms or
some other signifying mark or symbol. Sometimes recessed pommels were
used as reliquaries on swords of outstanding importance.
Some customers like
to place period coins, religious symbols or heraldry markers inside the
pommel recess. The dimension of the recess are: width: 0.79", depth:
A Limited Edition Hand Crafted Collectible Sword
This sword is offered in a limited edition of only 1,000 collectible swords
Total length: 34.25" (87 cm)
Blade length: 27.75" (71 cm)
Blade width: 3" (7.4 cm)
CoG: 4" (10 cm)
CoP: 17.65" (44.8 cm)
Weight: 2 lbs 11 0z (1.22 kg)
specify either a bronze or steel pommel.
You can customize your sword's
grip color -- see the standard grip colors here.
(Type XIV)... $1,210
now before this limited edition
collectible sword runs out!
A custom handmade scabbard
is also available for this sword.