slender sword typifies the style of weapons used by the Scottish and
their Irish cousins in the mid 13th century. Its tapered 30 inch blade
and heavy wheel pommel make it an amazingly balanced and swift weapon
capable of both slashing and thrusting. Though the wheel pommelís first
job is to add balance to a sword, in a pinch this heavy piece of steel
held close to the bottom of the fist could double as a bludgeoning tool.
This tactic gave birth to the term pummeling. The forward sloped lobed
quillons make it possible for a skilled swordsman to entangle his
opponentís weapon allowing him the chance to over power a lesser man
with either a second weapon like a dirk, or simply by grappling the
opponent and wrestling him to the ground. (Leather
When you want more than just a wall hanger, Valiant Armoury is the first
choice of discriminating collectors and re-enactors. Hand forged from
tough high-carbon steel by the finest craftsman, these swords are built
for use. Every details is painstakingly worked out to make Valiant
Armoury swords the most rugged swords in their class. With each
historically accurate design, Valiant goes the extra mile, individually
crafting these guards and pommels from solid steel, unlike other sword
makers who cast their fittings using a brittle zinc alloy. Most of these
swords include a two-tone genuine leather scabbard. Wear your Valiant
Armoury sword with pride knowing that from the beautiful exotic hardwood
handle to the expertly tempered blade, the sword on your hip is more
than a wall hanger.
Overall length: 37.75"
Blade length: 29.75
Handle length: 8"
Weight: 4lbs w/scabbard