Designed by noted swordsman Luke LaFontaine and bearing his name,
Not carried on a belt or baldric, rather it was held in hand, rested on the shoulder or simply carried by a manservant or page.
It was almost as big as a Zweihander or a Great Sword; with a long double edged blade, elaborate ring guards, counter guards and peaked quillons, a closed ricasso for looping a finger through the cross for added control, and a heavy counter-balancing pommel.
A versatile and complex weapon with many advantages that should be apparent to any historical European martial artist, it was also a symbol of prestige that said much about the status and prowess of its wielder. Made in Cold Steel's signature "Man at Arms" style, the LaFontaine Sword of War features a 1055 carbon steel blade that has been deeply blued to an inky black sheen. The LaFontaine Sword is fully sharpened and supplied complete with a thick leather and steel scabbard.
||The Middle Ages (1000 - 1500)
||Carbon Steel Blade
||78.5oz (2,225.4 grams)
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