Malaspina Sword - Oakeshott Type XIII

Product image 1Malaspina Sword - Oakeshott Type XIII
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Product image 6Malaspina Sword #244 15th Century type XIII knightly arming sword.
Product image 7Malaspina Sword #244 15th Century with single handed grip and hexagonal pommel with cross..
Product image 8Malaspina Sword #244 15th Century Oakeshott Type XIII fullered blade.
Product image 9Malaspina Sword #244 based on the tomb of the Marquis of Fosdinovo Galeotto Malaspina 15th Century.
Product image 10Malaspina Sword #244 red brown grip with wide mid riser.
Product image 11Malaspina Sword #244 in hand.

Regular price $880.00

Base on Original: Possible dates 1367, Tomb of Galeotto Malaspina, Fosdinovo, Tuscany, Italy.

Overall length: 34.5"

Blade Length: 28.12"

Blade Width: 1.875"

Guard Width: 7.1"

Grip Length: 3.88"

Balance Point: 3.1"

Weight: 2.77 lbs / 1258 gr

The effigy of the Marquis of Fosdinovo Galeotto Malaspina inspires this sword of the mid 14th Century. His tomb is sculpted with a beautiful weapon in his hands and we are interpreting the piece as a type XVI blade, done with a slightly shorter fuller than average. The pommel is a great example of a scalloped hexagonal wheel shape and one that is relatively uncommon. It is inset with a symmetrical cross shape on both faces and these are painted red. The guard is a stout, square sectioned, cross slightly canted forward. 

We have chosen to craft the blade with a fuller, as seen in many of the unsheathed swords of this type that are depicted in art of the period. For the grip detail we have referenced a similar sword depicted on another tomb from 1410. 

The mid to late 14th century saw a great deal of combat in the northern part of Italy and swords of this form where carried by many knights. 

 

Shipping Domestic US 44.00 (multiple sword 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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