For a fine example of the one-handed sword that was favored in the later part of the Middle Ages, you need look no further than The Sword of Poitiers with Scabbard, which has all the hallmarks of a stylish and deadly medieval era sword. Named after the Battle of Poitiers, this sword is indicative of the weapons both the English and the French would have favored in the Hundred Years War. The sword reveals subtle trends of artistic embellishment as well as a greater level of durability and functionality that make it lethal even to this day. The blade of the sword has a diamond cross-section for stiffness and strength, as well as a broad base and a tapered tip for both brutally strong cuts and armour piercing stabs. This blade is forged from dual hardened 5160 high carbon steel. The straight guard is subtle yet appealing, and the gentle shaping on the quillons makes this more than just your average medieval foot soldiers sword. The round wheel pommel adds a classic touch of style while also balancing the blade. The sword blade has a full length tang that is peened at the pommel, while the wooden grip is wrapped in leather to provide a secure, comfortable hold. Included with the sword is a matched scabbard of leather-wrapped wood, which makes an attractive home for the sword when it is not in use. No sword belt is included, so you can wear or carry this sword using your own favorite belt or baldric. Historic and stunning, The Sword of Poitiers with Scabbard is a fine example of swordcraft that makes a great addition to any medieval warriors arsenal, thanks to its versatility as a weapon.
Please be aware that this sword is hand forged, and as such, its finish and its overall measurements can vary slightly from what is shown here. Also, be aware that this sword is made to be practical, tough, and hardy, and its finish, being hammered and hand forged, can sometimes feature marks from the forging process.
- A classic medieval sword named after a battle in The Hundred Years War
- A fully functional and extremely hardy sword
- Steel is dual hardened to a Rockwell of 53
- Full-length, peened tang provides immense durability
- Hilt is wrapped in leather for a solid grip
- Includes a Leather-Wrapped Wood Scabbard
- Blade is hand forged from 5160 high carbon steel
- Wood scabbard and grip are wrapped in leather
- Total Length: 37 Inches
- Blade Length: 30 Inches
- Grip Length: 4.5 Inches
- Point of Balance: 5.25 Inches from the Guard
- Blade Width (at base): 2 Inches
- Weight: 2 lbs. 5 oz.