Longsword. Unknown Artist / Maker. Germany. c. 1530 - c. 1540 (pommel and guards (German). Probably late 16th century (blade). Iron or steel, rope and leather, blackened. Length: 103.5 cm. Length: 17.5 cm, grip. Width: 2.8 cm. Weight: 1.3 kg. Inscription: 'SIGNOR' with a cross on both sides. Wallace Collection A492. European Armoury I
German longsword by an unknown artist / maker. The blade dates from the 14th century and was fitted to this new hilt around 1580. It is made of iron or steel, copper, cord and leather, and blued. It is 37.5 inches long, with a blade width of just over 2 inches and weights 4.5 pounds. The unknown maker's mark is a bell within a shield in copper. It is #A477 in the Wallace Collection in London, England.
summer longsword pieces HD: "Altough things may seem different, in HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts) seeking bind was not the primary goal in an engagement. Why hit each other's blades when you can simply lure him/her into an elegant trap and hit your opponent's openings without blade contact? In this video we want to show you some excercises (no free fighting) how we practice such techniques (and some bonus activities). Enjoy!"