Arming Sword
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Darksword 1313 - Arming Sword*

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By the 14th C. the classical view of the Knight Medieval sword took shape in the Arming Sword. Light, well balanced with a more pronounced taper, hollow ground, diamond shaped blade and tip, the Arming battle ready sword proved to be a devastating weapon. This 14th C. innovation in medieval sword making was in response to the growing platted armors of the era. Tapered to give the battle ready sword a very effective stabbing potential while retaining it's powerful cutting ability, they came to be known as 'Arming swords' because they formed part of the Medieval Knight's basic yet necessary equipment, no matter what other weapon he chose to use in Battle.

While the edge comes with a narrow 1.4mm edge so you can actually use it in blade on blade contact (CAREFULLY and RESPONSIBLY of course – please see our section on sword training and fighting on the main site for info) – the blade is more than strong enough that you can sharpen it up yourself if you want to use them for test cutting practice.

The hilt itself is extremely attractive and authentic, with a mild steel crossguard and genuine leather wrap handle, PEENED together for maximum durability.

This sword exhibits the basic characteristics of a plain fighting sword, with a mid length diamond shaped blade and elegant curved guard and wheel pommel.

Its eminent durability was proved during side by side sword testing shown here on Sword Manufacturers

Like all DSA swords, it comes with a standard leather lined, wood core scabbard or optional upgraded scabbard.


How to Use

Designed for heavy steel on steel contact, Renaissance fairs, theatrical use and (careful) sparring. Tips are sharp but blade itself is unsharpened by default.
Blade Length: 30 Handle Length: 6.5 Point of Balance: 3.5 Weight: 2lbs 4oz

Materials and Construction

5160 Spring Steel Blade, Dual Tempered with an edge HRC of 60 and core HRC of 50. Mild Steel Fittings. Wood core leather wrapped handle and scabbard. Upgraded scabbard option features wearable belt and scabbard suspension system. Peened pommel for additional durability.
FREE SHIPPING to the USA and Canada from Manufacturers warehouse in Quebec, Canada. Shipping time (between ordering and shipping from the warehouse) is usually within a week. We apologize for the inconvenience, but due to the extreme shipping costs Darksword Armory swords can no longer be shipped to non USA or Canadian addresses.

Warranty Info

Each sword is guaranteed to be as described and 100% genuine product. Each sword is also covered by in full by the Manufacturers Warranty PLUS our extended LIFETIME Warranty against blade breakage. Click here for detailed warranty information

Return Policy

Satisfaction Guaranteed. We proudly stand behind every product we sell. If you are not absolutely pleased with your purchase you can return it to us within 30 days of purchase in original condition for your choice of an exchange or refund (excluding shipping fees). Click here for more info on our guarantees