Historic Marto Collection
Wise geographer and sailor, he conceived his project of exploring Indies sailing westwards; this project, offered to several crowns and fortunes of Europe, provoqued a great mistrust. He opposed himself against the most generalized beliefs of the age because of his support to the theory of a spherical Earth.
After 20 years with many difficulties he eventually got the support of Spain and its "Catholic Kings". He was granted three boats: La Pinta, La Niña and Santa María. On August 3rd 1.492, our personage departed with his crew from Palos harbour (South Spain). On October 12th 1.492 reached what we know as America, landing in Guanahani Island (San Salvador), the discovery of a new continent had taken place in History.
Columbus Sword replica, excelent blade forged in high carbon stainless steel. Hilt made of cast.
Overall length: 116 cm. / 46 Inches