Medieval Swords

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Gothic Sword - C1250 - Oakeshott type XIII

 

Wallace Collection A.459 - C1150 - Records Xa.1

 

 

Swords can be distressed with centuries of patination, the type XVIII sword above has a lightly patinated finish.

 

Sword classification references are from Records of the Medieval Sword by Ewart Oakeshott.

Ewart was a friend and adviser for many years, his books are a constant source of reference and a goldmine of information.