Edition Medieval Sword
(Oakeshott Type XVI)
Type XVI swords
were developed to make good use of an acute thrusting point, while still
being dedicated to cutting.
The Prince and the Squire swords are built on the same blade. A wide base,
a deep and well defined fuller and an outer third of the blade that gradually
curves to an awl shaped point, makes this sword into an efficient cut
and thrust design. The gradual diminishing of the mass towards the point
results in a sword with a very precise and agile point control.
The Squire version has a hilt that is simple but very subtle in its shape.
A straight cross of square section with gently swelling surfaces and trumpeting
ends harmonizes well with a pommel of Oakeshott type K: a wheel pommel
that is flat and wide with a small central hub. This is a hilt configuration
that is typical for the period when this type of sword was at its most
A Limited Edition Hand Crafted Collectible Sword
is offered in a limited edition of only 500 collectible swords worldwide.
Total length: 39" (99 cm)
Blade length: 32.28" (82 cm)
Blade width: 2.2" (5.6 cm)
CoP: 20.125" (51 cm)
Weight: 2.87 lbs (1.3 kilos)
can customize your sword's grip color -- see the
standard grip colors here.
a hands-on review
of the Squire on myArmoury.com.
(Type XVI)... $1,016
now before this limited
edition collectible sword runs out!