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Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com Ref 3992. An extremely rare German Medieval executioner's sword or headsman's sword. Massive double edged straight blade 30 inches in length and 2 inches wide. The blade made without a point as was often the case with executioner's swords. Unusual shaped pommel with very deep decoration to the top. The blade with two simple narrow fullers on both sides. The blade stamped with a blade-smiths mark of a large letter H. The grip retaining its original partial leather covering. The hand guard is a simple one piece twisted bar that wraps around both sides of the grip, with shaped globular terminals. Probably 16th Century. Good condition. Overall length 36 inches. This is a very rare item. Ref 3992. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.