Paul Chen Cromwell Sword
Paul Chen Cromwell Sword. 42 1/2" overall. 32 3/4" stainless blade. Wire wrapped sharkskin handle. Blackened guard decorated in a gold foliage pattern. Accurate replica of the original mortuary hilt style. Brown leather scabbard. Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658) was a powerful figure in English history during and after the English Civil War. His sword, said to have been carried at the battle of Drogheda in 1649, has been remarkably well preserved and is featured in the collection of the Royal Armouries in Leeds, England, where it is displayed in the permanent collection.