El Cid Tizona Sword Letter Opener. Mini sword of El Cid a Spanish national hero and knight. Sword by Marto Toledo Spain. 11 inches.
Legendary sword of El Cid, a Spanish national hero.
The Tizona and Colada Swords belonged to the Castilian knight Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, known as "El Cid Campeador" in the 11th century. He was the prototype of the knight and loyal vassal who took part with his king Alphonse VI in the conquest of Toledo. Subsequently, he conquered the city, and kingdom of Valencia from the Arabians.
* Overall Length: 29 cms - 11 inches
* Blade: Steel
* Handle: Cast Metal
* Silver Finished
Sword letter openers.