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art-of-swords:

Two-hand Sword for the Field

  • Dated: partly circa 1520-30
  • Culture: German
  • Measurements: overall length 180 cm. Blade length 132 cm

The strong double-edged blade of flattened hexagonal section is cut with a shallow fuller at the forte and with additional short fullers over the sides of the ricasso. They are formed with a pair of basal lugs, struck with a mark, a flower, both within the fuller and at the base of the lugs on both sides.

The later iron hilt of writhen bars, has straight massive quillons with double inner-and outer-rings, the former with chiselled knop terminals and the latter each interrupted by chiselled mouldings. The sword features a large spirally fluted globular pommel and leather-covered grip formed in two moulded stages.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Hermann Historica

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birthday: October 9

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eye color: brown

middle name: Ming

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