Sword of Santa Casilda, 13 cen - sale

This original magnificent sword can be seen in Madrid at the Institute del Conde de Valencia de Don Juan and is referenced in many of Ewart Oakeshott’s books as a supreme example of a Type XII sword. He aptly describes it as being “Sweet and well-balanced in the hand, as it is beautifully proportioned.” More information...

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Sword of Santa Casilda, 13th century

Please note: This is just an ornamental item, not intended for real use!

The tough, 1085 high carbon steel blade has a full tang and is fully tempered, then peened over the pommel. The cross and pommel are intricately cast brass with an antique finish. The Latin script around the pommel reads AVE MARIA PLENA GRATIA while the cross guard has Spanish script DIOS ES VINCENTOR EN TOD on one side and O DIOS ES VINCENTOR EN TODO A on the other. Grip is wood covered in rich red leather, then cross-hatched with black leather strips and brass tacks for an unerring grip.

  • Includes heavy grade scabbard and custom long belt set with solid antiqued metal fittings.
  • Blade made of 1065 High Carbon Steel
  • Pommel and cross-guard are made of brass and have patinated finish
  • Total length about 924mm
  • Blade length approx. 761mm
  • Length of the guard about 172mm
  • At the guard is a relief with a Latin inscription
  • The pommel is about 27.7mm thick and has a diameter of about 55.5mm
  • Cross section of the blade at the cross-guard is 49 x 4.06mm
  • Cross section of the blade 10cm off the blade point about 27.5 x 3.63mm
  • Thickness of the cutting edge approx. 0.9mm
  • The POB is about 80mm off the parry
  • The fuller on the blade is about 550mm long and about 20mm wide
  • Handle length - The distance of the pommel off the guard is approx. 94mm
  • The cross-guard has a cross section of approx. 22.2 x 10.8mm at its ends
  • The cross-guard is in the middle about 26.6mm thick and about 15.2mm wide
  • Weight of the sword about 1382 g
  • Weight of the scabbard about 650 g

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