Scottish Swords and Basket Hilt Broadswords Sale
Scottish Swords are available for sale in many designs and styles. We offer Claymores, Basket Guard Swords, Wallace Longswords and other traditional Scottish Swords. The word claymore is a Scottish word used to describe an ancient Medieval two-handed sword. These swords were used historically earlier than many of the other blades available. This style of sword was used in abundance between the 15th and 18th centuries. Basket guard swords, also referred to as broadswords, feature a guard with a basket shape that was designed to protect the hand. These were popular as a functional military weapon and were widely used during the 17th and 18th centuries. These were identified as broadswords because the blade was wider than the blade of the rapier style swords that civilians wore during the same historical time period. Lastly, the William Wallace sword style sword refers to the design that mostly represents the sword carried by William Wallace himself. Manufactured in a claymore style, these are typically extremely long and hefty swords. Shop our Scottish sword category to find the perfect Scottish blade for you.
Practical Basket Hilt Scottish Swords
Practical Basket Hilt Broadswords for sale unite a traditional Scottish design with the construction required by the re-enactor. These swords are replicas of a real 18th century broadsword but have been modernized for re-enactment. The unsharpened, fully functional blade measures 31 ¾ inches. The blade is manufactured of 1065 high-carbon steel hardened to 50HRC. The blade material serves to limit edge-notching to a satisfactory degree while simultaneously providing flexibility and defense against brittleness. Lastly, the blade features 1/16th inch safety edges and a round tip. The wire-wrapped grip measures 6 ½ inches. These basket hilt swords are 38 1/8th inches in length. They have a basket liner made of leather covered in fabric. The scabbard is finished in a matte black which allows for customization by the re-enactor. These medieval broadswords usually have the following specifications: point of balance is 5 inches, width at guard 1.67 inch, width at tip .73 inch, thickness at guard .23 inch, thickness at tip .15 inches, point of harmonics is 20 inches, weight approximately 2 lb. Buy these Practical Basket Hilt Broadswords which combine historical traditional details with present-day construction for $349.99.