Bohemian Broadsword - Oakeshott Type XIIa

Product image 1Bohemian Broadsword - Oakeshott Type XIIa
Product image 2Bohemian Broadsword - Oakeshott Type XIIa
Product image 3Bohemian Broadsword - Oakeshott Type XIIa
Product image 4Bohemian Broadsword - Oakeshott Type XIIa
Product image 5Bohemian Broadsword a late 15th C Bastard Sword. This longsword is a type XVIa.
Product image 6Blued 15th Century longsword of type XVIa an excellent cutting sword.
Product image 7Bohemian Broadsword - Oakeshott Type XIIa

Regular price $1,200.00

Based on Original: Circa 1480-1510, Private Collection

• Overall Length: 44"

• Blade Length: 36.5"

• Blade Width: 1.75"

• Quillon Width: 8"

• Grip Length: 5"

• Balance Point: 6.38"

• Weight: 2.6 lbs

This broadsword exhibits a hexagonal cross-sectioned blade with a narrow fuller down the forte. The thickness of the blade dramatically tapers to the point to give an excellent balance for the cut; a detail often missed by many modern manufacturers. This style of sword was popular in the late 12th and early 13th centuries and again in the later part of the 15th century, when this sword was made. The furniture on this sword illustrates the writhen or twisted branch like forms favored by the craftsmen of central Europe. The grip is hardwood covered in leather with a stitched seam and shrunk to fit the elegantly shaped handle.


Shipping Domestic US 51.00 (multiple swords shipping discounted)

International customers please contact us for a shipping quote. We feel your pain with the steep increases in international shipping over the past few years. We strive to find the most economical and reliable sources to ship to you.


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