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The Irish Kern Sword - A Kern was a Gaelic warrior, specifically a light infantrymen, in Ireland in the late middle ages. Sometimes this army was composed of displaced nobility and other times commoners who were in search of loot, these were mercenary forces that saw action in many conflicts across the British Isles.
The Kingdom of Arms Elite Kern Irish Single Hand broadsword with Irish ring hilt features a hand hammered 5160 carbon steel blade as the originals were made, full tang, heat treated and tempered as the originals swords were made for a strong yet flexible blade that will hold a very sharp edge. Fully functional (Battle Ready). The handle has a leather wrapped grip and "S" shaped quillons. Comes with a wooden scabbard with leather accents and with hangers attached.
Blade Length: 33.75”
Overall Length: 40”
Grip Length: 4.125”
Weight: 2.5 lbs
P.O.B.: 7.0'' Below Hilt
Hand forged 5160 Tempered carbon steel blade, blade sharp.
Guard and pommel are made from a quality low carbon steel and antiqued to lower the possibility of rust from handling.
Wood scabbard with quality leather fittings.
A quality sword demands a quality scabbard! Just like a great car needs a great paint job. They go together.
Read the Review and watch the cutting Video of this sword, conducted by Phillip Martin on Sword Buyers Guide.