Knights ‘Hand-an-alf’ oak broadsword replica


This wooden Knights Broadsword is a replica of a late medieval and Tudor hand and a half.

By the 15th Century plate armour was more protective and the use of shields to protect against blows was no longer necessary. Knights often fought on foot and with no reigns or shield to hold both hands could be used to fight with. For a quick single handed action knights would hold the sword in the right hand but the handle was almost big enough to use with both hands.

This is a highly accurate representative of a Hand and a Half Broadsword. At 2/3 the size of an authentic sword this historic toy is intended for use in role play fun for children over three years. The perfect toy to inspire your child's imagination while encouraging them to learn about history. With a unique guard which will not snap or splinter during play to protect your child.

Made by Tymeagain craftsmen in their workshop in Wylye Valley, Wilshire this beautiful Knights Broadsword Replica is made from solid oak which is sourced from managed sustained plantations for a guaranteed high quality outcome.

Unvarnished to prevent the sword from becoming brittle or breaking the wood has been oiled with linseed oil and should be periodically wiped with a good vegetable oil to nourish and prolong the toys life.


Pommel to Point - 27.5"

Guard to Point - 21"

Pommel to Guard - 6.5"

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The only items that we cannot accept are earrings for pierced ears and perishable items, such as food or drink.

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If the item is unwanted or you cancel an order that has already been dispatched the return postage costs will be incurred by the customer.

If the item is faulty or you have been sent the wrong item then the postage cost will be incurred by the Royal Armouries. To ensure that you are refunded the correct amount please get a receipt from the post office and send us a copy via email, by either scanning the receipt or taking a photograph.

We recommend that you do get proof of postage for all items that you post to us as we are unable to take responsibility for returns that go missing in the post.

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