Type XVa Blade
Our Type XVa Blade features a hand ground linear diamond distal taper that is 1.75″ wide at the forte and .5″ at the tip. This blade is ground to the specs of the Oakeshott XVa typology swords. Our blades are made from high quality 5160 spring steel bar stock tempered to the optimal point where maximum toughness & durability meets hardness, 50 Rockwell C. This blade has a polished finish and the flex is centered in the tip third of the blade. The Type XVa blade is our specific blade meant for cutting and thrusting Hand-and-a-half and two hand swords common throughout the 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. Great for SCA Cut & Thrust and HEMA combat.
This blade is offered in a blade length of 36″ measured from the tang shoulder to the tip. 9″ long M8 x 1.25 thread tang.
Finally, we offer two tip types: Normal Tip (NT) (+$0.00), the standard rounded tip that accepts a rubber blunt and Spatulated Tip (ST) (+$10.00), a swelled and rounded tip that offers tip width of no less than 5mm.
Other specifics include:
- 3mm rolled edges that require little to no burr maintenance.
- 1/4″ thick x 5/8″ wide tang.
- Polished finish.
- M8 x 1.25 thread.
- Rubber tip sold separately.