Highland Claymore Sword

Product image 1Scottish Claymore #100 hilt view with black grip and steel fittings.
Product image 2Scottish Claymore #100 quarter view showing guard langets.
Product image 3Side view of a Arms & Armor Scottish Claymore #100.
Product image 4Scottish Claymore #100 6150 steel bladed sword.
Product image 5Scottish Claymore #100 overall view of this large two handed sword with black leather grip.
Product image 6Scottish Claymore #100 steel wheel pommel detail with plate and nut.
Product image 7Scottish Claymore #100 quarter foil detail of guard arm.
Product image 8Scottish Claymore #100 cross guard detail.
Product image 9#100 Highland Claymore Sword Black Grip, wheel pommel and down sloping guard with quatrefoil terminals finished with black oxide gun blue..
Product image 10#100 Highland Claymore Sword Black Grip, wheel pommel and down sloping guard with quatrefoil terminals.
Product image 11#100 Highland Claymore Sword Black Grip, wheel pommel and down sloping guard with quatrefoil terminals overall view.

Regular price $1,640.00

Based on Original: Circa Mid-16th Century, Private Collection

Overall Length: 56"

Blade Length: 40.1"

Blade Width: 2.1"

Guard Width: 12.6"

Grip Length: 12"

Balance Point: 3.5"

Weight: 5.2 lbs / 2350 g

The claymore is one of the most recognizable swords in history. A uniquely Scottish two handed sword first appearing at the beginning of the sixteenth Century, it is almost certainly a development of the Scots-Irish single hand style of sword. Shorter and lighter, in general, than the continental two-hander, the average Claymore ran about 55 inches in overall length, with a ~13 inch grip and a ~42 inch blade. Fairly uniform in style, the sword was set with a wheel pommel often capped by a crescent-shaped nut and a guard with straight, down-sloping arms ending in quatrefoils and langets running down the center of the blade from the guard.

Every able-bodied man in the Highlands carried arms, as can be attested to by John Hume in the passage below written on his experience as a prisoner after the battle of Falkirk (1746). "Thy [the Highlanders] always appeared like warriors; as if their arms [weapons] had been limbs and members of their bodies they were never seen without them; they travelled, they attended fairs and markets, nay they went to church with their broadswords and dirks."

We have chosen to replicate this sword from a private collection as it exemplifies the classic features of the Claymore so well.


Shipping Domestic US 61.00 

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Australian customers please check the above details on shipping, if you order the item as is in the online system shipping will be 550.00 US. Contact us via email if you have questions after checking link above.


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