Schweiz/Süddeutschland, 14.Jhdt. Gegratete, am Ansatz beidseitig doppelt gekehlte Klinge. Vierfach gelochte (in Kunststoff teilweise ergänzte) Parierstange mit Randleisten eingefasster Angel. Gereinigter Bodenfund mit guter Substanz, Klinge und Griff größtenteils schwarz lackiert. Länge 34,5 cm.
A South German two-hand flamberge, circa The Landesknechte that used these needed all the power they could get because they were assigned the task of breaking into pike blocks (large formations of soldiers armed with spears feet in length).
Viking broadsword used at the Battle of Hastings for sale for £120,000
Long swords, designed to be held using both hands, first became fashionable in the early In 1510 King Henry VIII himself fought in a tournament with a two-handed sword. This one was found in the Thames near Kew, and probably dates from around