Arming Sword and Scabbard, crafted by DelaGardelle of the Cedarlore Forge

Arming Sword and Scabbard, crafted by DelaGardelle of the Cedarlore Forge

War weapons in medieval times. Richard III was thought to have been killed by a soldier yielding a Halberd.

War weapons in medieval times. Richard III was thought to have been killed by a soldier yielding a Halberd.

The famous ULFBERT swords. The authentic ones were made out of crucible steel imported from Afghanistan and India. For the period it was a very advanced steel technology.

The famous ULFBERT swords. The authentic ones were made out of crucible steel imported from Afghanistan and India. For the period it was a very advanced steel technology.

Arming Sword Dated: circa 1530-50 There’s a pair of faceted arms carrying at their head an inverted U-shaped bar ridged made en suite with the quillon terminals. The hilt of the sword is a variation of the Type 16 discussed in A.V.B. Norman, The Rapier and Small-Sword 1460-1820, London 1980, pp. 80-82. A sword with a very closely comparable hilt is alternatively given a Spanish late 15th century attribution by Oakeshott. Type XVIIIc

Arming Sword Dated: circa 1530-50 There’s a pair of faceted arms carrying at their head an inverted U-shaped bar ridged made en suite with the quillon terminals. The hilt of the sword is a variation of the Type 16 discussed in A.V.B. Norman, The Rapier and Small-Sword 1460-1820, London 1980, pp. 80-82. A sword with a very closely comparable hilt is alternatively given a Spanish late 15th century attribution by Oakeshott. Type XVIIIc

A very particular 13th century European arming sword.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

A very particular 13th century European arming sword. More

Pauldron reabrace couter vambrace pieces for arm harness as they developed over the 15C.

Pauldron reabrace couter vambrace pieces for arm harness as they developed over the 15C.

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