EXCALIBUR 29.5" SHORT SWORD 8640 Gold /8641 Silver by Marto The history and legend of the King Arthur is intimately linked to the magic and mysterious sword Excalibur and as Merlin said, only one able to remove the sword from the stone, would be king. These Cadet Sized Excalibur Swords commemorate the literary heroes of the classic adventures of King Arthur and the Knights of the Roundtable. The intricately detailed Zamak plated hilt are available in your choice of Gold or Silver plated finish. Just like their full size siblings, these 29.5" swords feature heraldic winged dragons, surrounded in beautiful celtic knot work with genuine black leather wraped handles. The low maintenance fully tempered stainless steel blades are mirror polished, and feature King Arthur's venerated insignia etched in silver. Each Excalibur Sword sword is blade stamped with Marto Toledo Seals of authenticity and are boxed with Marto certificates of Origin and Quality. Read more on Decorative Series Swords MARTO of Toledo Spain The most popular sword maker in the world. All original Marto molds are given the utmost attention so that no detail is neglected. The hilts are cast in molten metal from an original masterfully sculpted piece and are hand finished and polished. The blades are crafted from the finest 440 stainless steel and are fully tempered to 48-53 Rockwell hardness. Marto is also a skilled maker of Suits of Armor, Shields, & Small Collectibles.
• Overall Length: 29-1/2" • Blade Length: 23" • Blade Width at Guard: 1-3/8" • Grip Length: 3-3/4" • Handle Length: 6-1/2" • Guard Width: 6-1/2" • Blade Edge: Dual Edge Unsharpened • Blade Material: 440C Stainless Steel • Blade: Tempered steel, w/14" fuller • Point of Balance: 3-1/2" below guard • Hilt: Silver or Gold Finish • Grip: Black leather wrap
Specs may vary slightly from piece to piece.
The Story of Excalibur King Arthur's history and legend is intimately linked to the magic and mystery of this magnificent sword, "Excalibur." As Merlin the wizard proclaimed, only one shall be able to remove the sword from the stone, and he shall be king. Arthur knelt in front of the stone and took the sword and beheld his destiny.
He later took Excalibur to the cathedral and offered it at the holy altar. Arthur was anointed with the Sacred Oil and in the presence of all the common people whereas he solemnly swore to be a loyal king and to defend Truth and Justice all the days of his life.
The actual facts of King Arthur's life have been mixed through time and legend, yet the story of King Arthur, his noble Knights of the Round Table, and this legendary magic sword "Excalibur" remain popular and have great appeal to a vast and loyal audience today.