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Battlecry Grosse Messer

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$349.95
SKU:
501863
Condition:
New
Overall Length:
40-3/4"
Blade Length:
31-11/16"
Blade Width:
1-13/64"
Blade Material:
1075 High Carbon Steel
Point of Balance:
4-15/16" from guard
Grip Length:
7-3/8"
Weight:
3 lbs / 11.2 oz
Distal Taper:
.1” from guard to tip
Edge:
Sharpened
Engraving:
Unavailable
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This sword has a sharpened, darkened 1065 high carbon steel blade with a broad fuller to lighten the full tang blade. Includes a leather scabbard with a metal throat and chape. 
 

Grosse is German for great and messer is German for knife. That’s essentially what this sword is, a Great Knife. Unlike typical swords, this two-handed weapon is constructed like a knife, with a single-edged blade and a full tang with riveted scales for the grip. First appearing in the late 1440s, messer-hilted arms were also used in other European nations, with local or regional names. Examples have been discovered in the Netherlands and Northern France, Iceland, Sweden, and the Baltic Nations, in the central European nations of Poland, Czechia, Hungary, and Romania, and to the south of Germany in Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and northern parts of the Balkan nations.

This is a devastating chopping weapon, but the keen clip point can poke some serious holes. The fuller is extra broad to lighten the blade. The hilt features a wide, straight guard that flares slightly at the ends. To protect the hand, a nagel protrudes from the right side of the cross-guard perpendicular to the flat of the blade. The ebony-stained wood scales are secured with heavy-duty rivets. It includes a top-quality, genuine leather scabbard with metal throat and chape.

The 1075 high carbon steel has a darkened, battle-hardened finish, so it’s well protected from the frequent rust spots and stains that occur so often from everyday practice and exposure to the elements. The blade has a full tang and is tempered to a low 50s RC. This pre-sharpened blade has gone through rigorous testing. The hands-on nature of the manufacturing by master smiths makes this line unique.

Includes a certificate of authenticity signed by each smith that touched your blade through every step of the forging process. Also includes "Battlecry" sticker. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts - Swords Don't Need Reloading™.  

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Returns Policy

You may return, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

An item can be returned to the address below. Enclose note in the package with your name, address, order number, a telephone number where we can reach you and any questions along with what action you request we take (such as exchange or refund). Remember to package the item securely and insure the item with the return carrier of your choice.

If using UPS or FedEx please send to:
Museum Replicas Ltd 2147 Gees Mill Road NE Conyers, GA 30013
If using USPS please send to:
Museum Replicas Ltd PO Box 839 Conyers, GA 30012
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