Munich Sword

Munich Sword, 43-1/4″

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Munich Sword

 

Circa 1600

There are several of these swords in different private and public collections, one in the Wallace Collection and several at the Bavarian National Museum. It’s a perfect example of a German military cut-and-thrust swept hilt carried by the Munich Town Guard. The slightly shorter blade and stout hilt were perfect for breaking up a street fight or tavern brawl, as the town guard was often employed to do, and was clearly intended for practical use. One of the most practical and prolific swords we have ever offered. Has a well-tempered 1065 high carbon steel blade. The pommel and guard are steel and the grip is wood wrapped in twisted steel wire for a very positive hold.

Munich Sword includes scabbard.

  • Overall: 43-1/4
  • Blade: 34”
  • Wt: 3 lb

Made by Windlass Steelcrafts®

 

 

 

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