Our Marto Charles the Fifth Sword was hand made by Marto of Toledo Spain. This richly decorative sword has a Gold finish Hilt. The Charles the Fifth Sword has a forged and fully tempered stainless steel blade that has been polished and detailed. This sword blade will not rust and does not require any care. With over 47 years of experience you can be assured that your Marto sword is one of the finest decorative swords available on the market today. Overall 48"
The sword of Charles the Fifth , Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V (Carlos V) was ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 and, as Charles I of Spain, of the Spanish realms from 1516 until his abdication in 1556. On the eve of his death in 1558, his realm, which has been described as one in which the sun never sets, spanned almost 4 million square kilometers.
As the heir of four of Europe's leading dynasties – the Habsburgs of Austria, the Valois of Burgundy, the Trastamara of Castile, and the House of Aragon – Charles V , ruled over extensive domains in Central, Western, and Southern Europe, as well as the various Castilian (Spanish) colonies in the Americas.
Overall Length: 120 cms - 48 inches
Blade: 420 stainless steel - fully tempered to 48-53
Rockwell hardness - 24K Gold etching Handle:
Cast metal guard and pommel with 24K Gold plated finish, genuine leather wire-wrapped grip.
Hand Guard: bears the inscription "Carlos V"