The letter opener is based on an German Writhen ( Twisted) Hilted sword from about the year 1480.
The production of the minature sword was supervised by the Royal Armouries and is
The Minii replica is of a Writhen Hilted hand and a half sword it was classed as a knightly sword and was quite rare.
The hilt, pommel and cross guard looks like three rods twisted together. On the replica its manufactured from a gilt-bronze.
The Royal Armouries letter opener comes presented in a velvet lined sturdy black case.
This is a high quality mini replica.
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