sword (weapons: edged)

Two handed sword, zweihänder, probably ceremonial, with side wings on the hilt, which is wrapped with wire bound in a rope design. Blade, which tapers slightly, has lenticular cross-section and a fuller running along most of the length. Engravings at the top of the blade include two interlocking circles, the inscription 'VRO' and apparently '1534'. Grip, not including pommel is 360mm long; quillons 490mm across; blade is 1175mm long.

fighting

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