Cromwell mortuary hilt backsword

English Civil War mortuary hilt sword carried by Oliver Cromwell at the battle of Drogheda in 1649. The original is in fine condition, preserved in the Royal Armouries in Leeds, England. Sharp blade, blackened guard decorated in a gold foliage pattern with a wire-wound sharkskin grip. An absolutely beautiful reproduction!

length: 39 1/2"
blade: 33"
blade width: 1 3/8" at guard
blade width: 5/8" at tip
basket aand pommel: 6 1/2"
interior grip length: 4 3/4"
basket: 5 5/8 x 5" x 5"
balance point: 2 1/4"
weight (sword): 3 lb 4.0 oz
weight (sword and scabbard): 3 lb 11.5 oz

Price: $395

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