The Wallace Sword – Braveheart
This is DSA’s Braveheart William Wallace Scottish Claymore Sword. The blade of the Sword has been Forged with 5160 High Carbon Steel.
No Scot is unaware of the tale of William Wallace. Born in 1272, Wallace was a Scottish warrior who featured heavily in the Wars for Scottish Independence. Along with other Scottish heroes such as the warrior-king Robert the Bruce, he was instrumental in Scotland maintaining its freedom from English rule. A (heavily edited) version of Wallace’s story is featured in the highly popular film “Braveheart,” a film that is simultaneously loved and disdained by many people in Scotland in the modern day.
In Braveheart film, William Wallace (portrayed by Mel Gibson) carries a very unique looking William Wallace medieval sword. While not a historically accurate model, it was designed for the movie and has since become a very recognizable piece (many a new battle ready sword collector began by looking to own a version of the Braveheart sword). Loosely inspired by the Highland Claymore, the Braveheart sword sports a long, solid bodied blade with a straight guard and heavy pommel. The defining feature is the leather-wrapped riccasso, which allows a fighter to shorten up his grip and turn the board slashing weapon into a close range thrusting weapon. This distinctive battle ready William Wallace sword will be recognizable to any fan of the movie
The pommel of the sword is the classic Claymore ball design.
Hand forged from 5160 High Carbon Steel
Differential Hardened at a Rockwell of 60 at the Edge; 48-50 at the core.
Fittings: Mild Steel
handle: Leather Wrapped Dark Brown
Total length: 50″
Blade length: 39″
Blade width at base: 2″
Weight: 4 lbs 5 oz