george-steel-armours:

1.📸 Sword, circa 1300.

The upper portion of the blade double-edged, a fuller extending halfway on each side of the back. The quillons (corroded at the ends) with conical tang and ovoid disc-shaped pommel. Cleaned and conserved condition.

Overall length: 95.7 cm (37.68").

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2.📸 A Rare and Important German Knightly Sword with an Arabic Inscription from the Arsenal of Alexandria, circa 1370.

The hilt featuring a large oval ‘wheel’ pommel with prominent raised central bosses, each with an incised cross. A large tetrahedral button secures the pommel to the tang, which has been furnished with two later wooden grip-plates secured by two rivets. The arms of the iron cross-guard curve slightly downwards and widen to flattened spatulate tips. The broad double-edged blade ends in a rounded tip with very little taper along its length. A single fuller runs for approximately two-thirds of the total length on both faces, and within this, also on both faces, is a distinctive maker’s mark with traces of latten inlay. A single-line inscription in naskhi script is engraved within one of the fullers, beginning approximately half an inch from the forte and partially obscuring one of the maker’s marks.

Overall length: 113 cm (44.63"); Blade length: 87 cm (34.25"); Weight: 1.97 kg (4.34 pounds).

Provenance: The Alexandria Arsenal; Private collection, Canada.

3.📸 Сirca 1300.

The pommel inlaid with a brass cross and a hexagram. The blade struck with the “running wolf” of Passau and traces of brass.

Overall length: 105.9 cm (41.7"); Blade length: 84 cm (33.1").

Located at Reichsstadtmuseum Rothenburg, Germany.

4.📸 German, 1st half of 14th century.

Double-edged blade with a narrow fuller on each side. Round quillons with slightly flared ends. Disc-shaped pommel.

Overall length: 105 cm (41.34").

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