Hand-and-a-half Sword with scabbard, Bastard Sword by Hanwei

The term bastard undoubtedly comes from the fact that the sword, because of its design, has no legitimate claim to being classified as either a single-handed or a two-handed weapon. The one-and-a-half-handed sword was a weapon developed for the use of the foot soldier and had become quite common by the early 1500's. The combat styles developed for the hand-and-a-half sword were the particular specialty of the Northern European cultures, with the German nations being quite active in its development and use. More information...

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Hand-and-a-half Sword with scabbard, Bastard Sword by Hanwei

The strong and fearless Swiss and Germans originally carried these early weapons, although bastard swords soon became popular in other regions such as the British Isles and Europe.

The Paul Chen Bastard Sword is finished in an antique patina, making for an outstandingly authentic appearance. The leather-covered scabbard features a patinated steel throat and chape.

Key features:

  • Well balanced
  • High carbon steel blade with antique finish
  • Hanwei quality

Specifications:

  • Overall length: approx. 127.3cm
  • Blade length: approx. 98.4cm
  • Handle length: approx. 28.9cm
  • Weight: approx. 1162 g
  • Point of balance: approx. 14cm from the guard
  • Point of harmonics: approx. 63.5cm
  • Blade width at guard: approx. 4.9cm
  • Blade width at tip: approx. 2.4cm
  • Blade thickness at guard: approx. 5.5mm
  • Blade thickness at tip: approx. 4mm

Incl. leather-covered scabbard with antiqued steel fittings

This is the regular version of the Paul Chen Bastard Sword. A practical blunt version is also available (Product No. HN-SH2428).

Specs may slightly vary from piece to piece.

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