Edition Medieval Sword
(Oakeshott Type XVa)
was a fencing-master in southern Germany in the 15th century. He is the
author several Fechtbücher, illustrated treatises describing methods of
fighting with various weapons, including unarmed combat (grappling), dagger,
long sword, pole weapons and mounted combat. He is a contemporary of fencing-master
Paulus Kal (whose manuscript may contain hints of professional rivalry
between the two). Talhoffer taught within the tradition of Johannes Liechtenauer.
(ca 1467) is universally acknowledged as one of the great texts of the
Medieval German Masters.
Oakeshott describes the Type XV as a strongly tapering, acutely pointed
blade of flattened diamond cross-section. The sub-type XVa is often longer
and slimmer than the Type V, but with the primary difference being the
longer grip. This type of sword was referred to as an epée bâtarde or
A Limited Edition Hand Crafted Collectible Sword
is offered in a limited edition of only 1,000 collectible swords worldwide.
Talhoffer is available with a waisted grip at no extra charge.
Talhoffer is also available with a waisted grip and period half-wire wrap
($200 additional charge.)
Please be sure to
specify which grip you prefer at the time of order.
Overall length: 46.375" (117.8 cm)
Blade length: 36.25" (92 cm)
Blade width: 1.875 (4.76 cm)
CoG: 3.25" (8.26 cm)
CoP: 20.25" (51.44 cm)
Weight: 3 lbs 5 oz (1.5 kilos)
You can customize your sword's grip color
-- see the standard grip colors here.
Read a hands-on
the Talhoffer on myArmoury.com.
The Talhoffer Tapered
Grip (Type XVa)... $880
Talhoffer Waisted Grip (Type XVa)...
Talhoffer Waisted Grip with Half-wire Wrap
(Type XVa)... $1,100
now before this limited
edition collectible sword runs out!