|Country of manufacture:||Germany|
|Weapon Type:||Sword (More lots)|
Knightly sword - German, rare version (see also: historic weapons of Fricker No. 1008)
Dating: circa 1175–1250 AD
Oakeshott Type XIa
Total length: approx. 892 mm
Cross-guard with square cross-section, length: approx. 173 mm
Knob: Trapeze knob (type L)
Blade with double-sided chamfer
Condition: very good substance, restored + preserved
This sword comes from a Swiss collection 1963
The Oakeshott classification of the Medieval sword is based on the morphology of the blade (while most earlier classifications are based on the morphology of the hilt). It divides swords into 13 main types - numbered between X and XXII. Ewart Oakeshott introduced this division in his book The Sword in The Age of Chivalry 1964 (revised edition 1981).
The system is a continuation of Jan Petersen's classification of the Viking sword, (De Norske Vikingsverd, 1919, revised and numbered from I to IX in 1927 by R. E. M. Wheeler).
The sale, purchase and possession of arms are subject to national laws and regulations. Please ensure that you are familiar with the laws and regulations of your country BEFORE placing a bid. The sale of weapons to persons under the age of 18 is prohibited. By placing a bid, you declare that you are 18 years of age or older and that you have verified that you are allowed to legally buy such items in your country.
Catawiki member since November 6, 2017, received 3 reviews in total (0 in last 12 months)
The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.
Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
Any other costs or charges such as customs or import duties, customs clearance and handling may also apply during the shipment of your lot and will be charged to you by the involved party at a later stage if applicable.
|Rest of Europe||$106.73|