EXCALIBUR Sword (514 • 513 • 509)
The Marto series of Excalibur commemorates the literary heroes of the classic adventures of King Arthur and the Knights of the Roundtable. The intricately detailed silver, gold or bronze plated hilts features heraldic lions, winged dragons, and are adorned with beautiful celtic knot work. The low maintenance stainless steel blades are mirror polished, and feature King Arthur's venerated insignia . Overall length 48 ". Sealed with Marto’s world-renown quality, the Excalibur is a worthy addition to any sword enthusiast’s collection. Decorative use only.
Overall Length: 48"
Blade Length: 36-1/2"
Blade Width: 5/32"
Blade Material: Tempered, 420 J2 stainless steel, double-edged.
Handle Materials: Genuine leather, solid metal, Gold Silver and Bronze plated crossguard and pommel.
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.
MARTO of Spain The most popular sword maker in the world. Arguably the best decorative sword maker to date. Marto was founded in 1961 in the old district of Toledo Spain. Their mission is to regain the testimony and the techniques of the master craftsman. Today Marto brings back to life the original art of the sword from the rapier and foil to the Japanese katana. Joining traditional hand crafts with modern materials, are a team of men willing to make a daily effort to achieve the unsurpassed quality which Marto is identified with worldwide. All original Marto molds are given the utmost attention so that no detail is neglected. The hilts are shaped from the original piece and are hand finished and polished. The blades are crafted from the finest 420 stainless steel and are fully tempered to 48-53 Rockwell hardness. Marto is also a skilled maker of Suits of Armor, Shields, & Small Collectibles (Martespa).