Renaissance Falchion - Bruce Brookhart Line by Kingdom of Arms.
The Falchion was a heavy single edged cutting sword that was used throughout the
Middle Ages as an effective battle sword. This example from around 1530 defers
from earlier types in as much as the blade is not as wide and comes to an effective
stabbing point. Styled after the type of sword in common use in the many wars
between France and the Italian City States as France tried to dominate the lucrative
Italian trading networks, this type could also be seen in use through out most of
The steel "S" shape guard has an elongated back arm to help to protect the hand and
wrist from a blow while the pommel balances it nicely. The grip is wrapped with
cord and covered in rich black leather and the sword is peened together like the
Comes with a handsome wood covered with brown leather scabbard.
Overall Length”29 ¾”
Blade: 3/16”x 2’’x 23”
Point of balance: 3 ½’’ below guard
Weight: 3 pounds