Black Prince Sword is a Late 14th century Hand and a Half Sword (Type: XVa) – The original sword, which rests in a private collection in England, is thought to possibly be the sword of Edward the Black Prince. The Black Prince, son of Edward III and father of Richard II, was known as a great warrior. The sword was removed from its resting place during the English Civil War, Cromwell being blamed for its disappearance.
The blade of this sword is hand forged from 5160 carbon steel and hand tempered. The blade is then securely peened onto the pommel. The contoured handle is wood, wrapped in black leather. This sword also includes a wood scabbard wrapped in black leather with steel accents at throat and tip.
- Wooden handle wrapped in leather
- blackened, solid steel pommel & cross guard
- distilled taper 33 1/4″ high carbon steel blade
Blade Length: 34″
Handle Length: 6 3/4
Point of Balance: 2 1/4″ below chape of hilt
Blade Steel: 5160
Specs will vary slightly
from piece to piece.