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sabre (about 1500)

Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2012 2:31 pm
by Michal Spilka
Hello,
I was wondering if you could help me with this sabre – I want to forge it (about 1500 - see pic. - http://collections.royalarmouries.org/i ... 6MDt9&pg=4 ). Does anybody know the measurements? Length, width and thickness of the blade, length of the arms, overall length..
I cannot find it in any book or on internet.
Thanks for your help!
Michal


http://www.nielo-sword.com

Re: sabre (about 1500)

Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2012 3:05 pm
by Phil the Grips
Tods stuff is doing an accurate repro at the moment, some details here-
http://www.myarmoury.com/talk/viewtopic.php?p=257018

Re: sabre (about 1500)

Posted: Fri Dec 28, 2012 7:18 pm
by Dave B
If it is in the armouries, just ask them.

They are very helpful (although not always very fast) answering queries. When Fox (a poster on this forum) wanted information on a musketoon in the collection they not only got it out for photographing, they even X-rayed it for him.

There are contacts for the curators on their website.

Re: sabre (about 1500)

Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:39 pm
by Michal Spilka
Thank you for your tips!
I tried to contact Armouries, I´m waiting for reply :)
I hope I´ll get more information, it´s such a beautiful piece & I really want to make it.
Michal
www.nielo-sword.com