Swiss Zweihander

Illustration

Arienne King
by Saint Louis Art Museum
published on 25 March 2021
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Zweihander sword made in Lucerne, Switzerland. This blade was used by the guard of an official during parades and ceremonial occasions. Dated 1617 CE. Steel blade with ornately etched designs and lettering. Hilt of iron, wood, and leather. 167.2 cm (65 13/16 in) x 46.4 cm (18 1/4 in) x 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in). Weight: 7 lb. 13 oz. (3.5 kg)

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Museum, S. L. A. (2021, March 25). Swiss Zweihander. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13723/swiss-zweihander/

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