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Basket Hilt Broadsword

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Although Basket-Hilt swords appeared throughout Britain from the mid-sixteenth century on, their association with the seventeenth and eighteenth century Scottish highlander has become legendary. Our Basket-Hilt Broadsword, replicated from an original in the collection of the Royal Armouries in England, carries a typical Glasgow-style hilt from the mid-18th century. It is likely that the blade of the original sword, marked Andrea Ferara, was made in Germany a century earlier and re-hilted as basket designs were refined. The hilt is crafted in stainless steel, to minimize maintenance, while the blade is forged in high-carbon steel. The grip is covered with wire-wrapped genuine rayskin and the basket liner, like the original, is crafted in fabric-covered leather. The scabbard is leather-covered. See model SH2002N for the antique-finished version of this sword.
Paul Chen Hanwei Basket Hilt Sword Specs:
  • Forged high carbon steel blade
  • Blade is engraved with "Andrea Ferara"
  • Glasgow style crafted from stainless steel
  • Mid 18th Century style
  • Genuine rayskin and wrie wrapped grip
  • Fabric covered leather basket liner
  • Comes with leather covered scabbard
  • Fully functional
  • Authentic replica of an actual museum piece
Overall: 39 3/4
Blade Length: 33 1/2
Handle Length: 6
Weight: 3lb 1oz
Point of Balance: 5"
Point of Harmonics: 23"
Width at Guard: 1.79"
Width at Tip: 1.19"
Thickness at Guard: .18"
Thickness at Tip: .08"
Blade Steel: 1566

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