DON QUIJOTE SWORD (750) MARTO of Spain
From the pen of Miguel de Cervantes, in the 16th century, Don Alonso Quixote (Quijano) , better known as Don Quixote de La Mancha, was born. Knight of a high sense of duty and honor beyond the limits of reality, Don Quixote attacked windmills believing them to be giants, herds of lambs, as an enemy army, wineskins as ghosts, etc. From all of his adventures, Don Quixote gained his fame. Don Quixote was well known in La Mancha as well as elsewhere else. Don Quixote lived incredible adventures, and died sane in the arms of his beloved Dulcinea del Toboso.
This is a Genuine Marto of Toledo Spain product and features the famous Toledo 440 Stainless Steel Tempered forged blade. The dual edged blade is factory blunt and is mirror polished thus virtually maintenance free. The beautiful hilt design features two scenes from the legend of Don Quijote which are beautifully embossed in gold over silver plating on each side of the clam shaped hilt. The main face is a scene of in journey and the opposite is of Don Quixote engaged in battle of the foe (windmill) giant. A beautiful tribute to the story that captures the imagination of every generation it is told.
Although this product features a blade of high quality, strength, and
temper, this item is not recommended, intended nor manufactured for battle and is thus classified as a decorative piece.