HAND AND A HALF SWORD 88HNH COLD STEEL
There are few swords that are more versatile or effective than the "Bastard" or "Hand-and-a-Half Sword" It’s reasonably light, fast as lightning in offense or defense. Equipped with two fully sharpened edges and a strong yet wickedly effective point it commands respect at first glance!
The sharpened blade measures 33 1/2 inches and is forged from tough 1060 carbon steel with a hard spring temper. Its long handle is suitable for use with both a one or two handed grip, and is fashioned out of wood covered in black leather. To balance the Hand and a Half Sword's long blade the butt is capped with a "scent stopper" style pommel. The guard and pommel are of polished nickel plated steel. This Cold Steel Hand and a Half Sword measure 45 1/2 inches overall.
An optional companion dagger (88HNHD) is also available and sold separately. Scaled down in size and almost identical in appearance, fit, finish and materials, it makes a terrific off hand parrying weapon and can stand alone in its own right as a dagger you can wear with pride on any occasion. Every Hand-and-a-Half Sword and dagger reflects the highest standards in workmanship and materials. To safely house your sword and dagger, Cold Steel has also included attractive scabbards made of wood covered with black leather, with matching Nickel plated steel throat and chape.
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• Overall Length: 45 1/2"* • Blade Length: 33 1/2" • Blade Widths: 44.2 mm - 47.4 mm • Hilt Length: 12 3/8" • Grip Length: 9 1/2" • Guard Width: 7 7/8" • Blade Edge: Sharp • Blade: 1060 High Carbon Steel • Blade Thickness: 6 mm - 3.1 mm • Point of Balance: 3 3/4" below guard • Grip: Wood w/Black leather wrap • Pommel: Threaded • Weight: 3 lb 2.9 oz
There are very few swords in the world that are more versatile or effective than the "Hand-and-a-Half" or "Bastard" Sword.
The Hand and a Half Swords formidable blade is wide enough to produce amazingly deep shearing cuts, yet still stiff and pointed enough to be astonishingly effective in a thrusting attack.
A companion dagger is available with the same exacting standards as its larger counterpart. The dagger is sharp enough to cut and slice with either of its twin edges, while sturdy and stiff enough to stab and thrust as well as block, parry and pass an opposing weapon.
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