Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

Replica of a Russian Berdiche Halberd

  • Measurements: overall length 192.2 cm
  • Provenance: purchased by John Woodman Higgins on June 5, 1930.Ex-Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, MA. C. 1930

The work of Ernst Schmidt & Co., Munich, the weapon features a blade of characteristic form, struck with Russian-style marks and secured to the wooden haft with conical nails.

Source: Copyright © 2014 iCollector

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