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Kingston Arms by Hanwei

Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Renaissance Side Sword
The Side Sword was a military sword of the 16th and 17th century Renaissance period that also achieved popularity among civilians, due to its relatively light weight and quickness. It also had an advantage over its contemporary, the rapier, in having the ability to cut efficiently as well as thrust. Based on an original German sword of this type, this sword is well balanced an feels exceptional in the hand. The “swept” hilt affords excellent hand protection and the blade geometry makes for outstanding performance in both the cut and the thrust. Key Features: • Forged High Carbon Steel Blade • Based on an Original German Side Sword • Leather Covered Scabbard Included Specifications Overall: 41" Blade Length: 33" Handle Length: 5 1/2" Weight: 2lb 11oz Point of Balance: 3 1/2" Thickness at Guard: 5.5mm Thickness at Tip: 2.5mm Blade Steel: 5160 Handle Material: Leather Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€419.00*

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Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Tourney Hand-and-a-Half Knightly Sword - Blunt
A close recreation of the famous Oakeshott Type XVIIIa.4 sword from Records of the Medieval Sword with some liberties taken to make it safe for reenactment and stage use. This sword proves to be a powerful sight on the field of battle and is a perfect accompinament for a 14th to mid 15th Century man of war. Our Tourney Series Medieval Sparring Swords from Kingston Arms will set a new standard in this price point of re-enactment weaponry. Features like thru-tang handle construction, peened thru-tang stainless steel pommel and guard, 2mm rounded edge thickness make these brutal weapons on the battle field. The cord wrapped leather grip feels exceptional in the hand with an oval cross section and slight barrel shape to keep fatigue at bay. The grip is large enough to accomodate armoured hands. A respectable fuller runs the length of the blade to lighten and counter balance the sword overall. A wood core and leather wrapped scabbard tipped with a stainless chape comes with each sword. Further Tourney Series models are the Viking Sword and Single-hand Swords. The blade is forged from 9260 high carbon spring steel and is tempered to about 50 Hrc, providing a long lasting sword. The guard needs special mention, featuring the King-Peen system. King-Peen is essentially a steel tab on the guard under the grip that is pinned through the tang of the sword. This process keeps the guard from going loose after a lengthy campaign without compromising the strength of the hilt. The pommel is pressed into place and hot peened. Combine these two processes and you get a sword that rings like a bell when struck. Specifications Overall: 41 1/4" Blade Length: 32 3/4" Handle Length: 6" Weight: 3lb 7oz Point of Balance: 4" Point of Harmonics: 21 1/2" Blade Steel: 9260 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€548.99*

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Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Knights Sword - Atrim Design Type XVIII
The first in a series of swords designed by Gus Trim and produced by Kingston Arms to his performance sword specs, this is a beauty of a single hander. This sword features the classic diamond cross section of Oakeshott's Type XVIII specification, typical of the short sword used by knights and men at arms of the 15th Century. The stiff blade and acute point would be used to find the small chinks and exposed gaps in armor at the joints. This took a sword capable of quick movements and accurate point control, far from the club-like swords typically associated with the medieval knight bashing away at plate armor... Not just a thrusting sword though the Type XVIII has a slow tapering curve to the point, making cutting against unarmored opponents quite effective. Atrim Designed Performance Swords We spent a lot of time discussing with Gus his methodology for developing what he would call a "performance-oriented" sword. Without getting too deep into it Gus, along with Tinker Pearce, was one of the pioneering sword makers to incorporate the notion of harmonic balance into his sword designs. Informed by historical examples and his own experimentation Gus has been making swords for decades now that seem to float in your hand. For this sword Gus left the aesthetics and materials up to us, it was the design (weight, balance, taper, harmonics) we had to get right. It took several rounds of samples (not to mention a botched first run) but we finally nailed it. Not satisfied with just getting the design right we wanted to push it farther. We had the fundamentals down but chose to take the materials and fit and finish a step ahead. The blade is hand forged mono-tempered 9260 spring steel, flat ground with a handsome satin finish. The fittings are high quality stainless steel exactly matching Gus's design. The grip is a solid wood core, cord-wrapped for strength with a textured leather over-wrap. The scabbard is a solid wood core, with stainless steel chape and stitched leather wrap. Specifications Overall: 33 1/4" Blade Length: 27" Handle Length: 4 1/4" Weight: 2lb 2oz Point of Balance: 3 1/2" Point of Harmonics: 18" Blade Steel: 9260 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€549.00*

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Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Crecy War Sword - Sharp by Kingston Arms
The Battle of Crecy is known as one of most prominent of the Hundred Years War and one of the most decisive victories of the English over the French. Though the success was wrought mainly by wood instead of steel, the Crecy War Sword by Kingston Arms represents a considerable amount of time and research in to the specifications of single hand swords of the period, particularly from museum pieces and tapestries. Explicitly crafted to CAS specifications, the Crecy War Sword features a traditional thru-tang, peened pommel handle construction. The forged hollow-ground blade possesses a prominent central ridge that tapers the full length of the 32” blade providing support for the cutting edge. The 4 3/8” cord-wrapped leather grip is counter balanced by the stainless pommel for comfortable single-hand fighting. The stainless arched guard pays homage to the English longbow men who drew victory in the sites of the English King, Edward III. The Crecy Sword comes with a leather-wrapped wooden scabbard and stainless chape. Key Features: • Traditional Thru-tang handle construction • Peened Pommel • Leather wrapped handle and scabbard Specifications Overall: 38 3/4” Blade Length: 31 3/4" Handle Length: 4 1/4" Weight: 2lb 15oz Blade Steel: 5160 Handle Material: Wood/leather Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€549.00*

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Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Tourney Viking Sword - Blunt by Kingston Arms
Our Tourney Series Sparring and Stage Swords from Kingston Arms will set a new standard in this price point of re-enactment weaponry. Features like thru-tang handle construction, peened stainless steel pommel and guard, 2mm rounded edge thickness make these two brutal weapons on the battle field. The cord wrapped leather grip feels exceptional in the hand with an oval cross section and slight barrel shape to keep fatigue at bay. The grip is large enough to accomodate armoured hands. A respectable fuller runs the length of both pieces to lighten and counter balance the swords overall. A wood core and leather wrapped scabbard tipped with a stainless chape comes with each sword. The first Tourney Series models are the Viking Sword and Single-hand Swords with others coming soon. The blade is forged from 9260 spring steel and is tempered to around 50 Hrc, providing a long lasting sword. The guard needs special mention, featuring the King-Peen system. King-Peen is essentially a steel tab on the guard under the grip that is pinned through the tang of the sword. This process keeps the guard from going loose after a lengthy campaign without compromising the strength of the hilt. The pommel is pressed into place and hot peened. Combine these two processes and you get a sword that rings like a bell when struck. Key Features: • 2mm Edge Thickness • 9260 Spring Steel Blade • Traditional thru-tang handle and peened pommel Specifications Overall: 36 1/2" Blade Length: 30" Handle Length: 4 3/8" Weight: 3lb 2oz Blade Steel: 9260 Handle Material: Wood/Leather Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€349.00*

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Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Scottish Claymore - Brown Handle
Mainstay of the Highland warriors of the late 15th and 16th centuries, the Claymore sword had a uniquely styled hilt that sets it apart from other great swords of the period. Typically of longsword length, this versatile weapon could deliver great sweeping slashes or powerful thrusts. Classic in its design, with distinctive sloping quillons terminating in quatrefoils and a high-collared quillon block with langets following the blade fuller.CAS proudly presents the Kingston Arms Scottish Claymore in this refined version of this popular and distinguishable sword. Many reproductions of the Scottish Claymore tend to be bulky, clunky and out of balance compared to originals. The slim grip of the Claymore is leather-covered. The pommel of this Kingston Arms Scottish Claymore in more in proportion and design consistent with historical pieces. Specifications Overall: 139,70 cm Blade Length: 102,87 cm Handle Length: 26,04 cm Weight: 1,90 kg Thickness at Guard: 5.3mm Thickness at Tip: 4.5mm Blade Steel: 65mn Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€518.99*

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Katzbalger Sword
Sidearm of the Landsknecht, the Katzbalger During the Renaissance, the arming sword worn by the German mercenaries known as the Landsknecht was the Katzbalger. Mainly a secondary weapon, this arming sword was a last defense against adversaries. The distinctive S-shape guard and blade profiles gives this sword it's place in history. Beautifully reproduced to specifications of Kingston Arms, the feel and balance of the Katzbalger will surprise the wielder with it's proportions. With the balance point just over two inches from the detailed stainless steel S-shaped guard, the configuration allows this weighty sword to be quick and powerful. Product Details Key Features: Authentic Katzbalger Style Highly Detailed Stainless Hilt Forged 5160 Spring Steel Blade Specifications Overall: 31 1/4" Blade Length: 24 3/8" Handle Length: 5 3/8" Weight: 2 lbs 13 oz Point of Balance: 2 3/8" Blade Steel: 5160 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€429.00*

Item is normally available in about 4-6 weeks.

Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Swept Hilt Rapier
Our Renaissance-style Rapiers trace their origins to early 17th century Europe, where swordplay with the Rapier was considered an essential part of a gentleman’s education and was often used in resolving gentlemanly disagreements. Blades generally originated in one of the blade making centers such as Toledo or Solingen, but many differences in styling and hilt materials resulted from the local manufacture of hilts all over Europe. The Main Gauche, or left hand dagger, was often used with the rapier, providing an added dimension in both offense and defense, and the “Schools of Fence” which proliferated in Europe during this period taught the use of the two weapons in combination. The Main Gauche would often match the Rapier in styling, while incorporating features which maximized the effectiveness of the piece.Replacement blades, both live and blunt (for sparring), are available for most of the Rapiers and Main Gauches. Specifications Overall: 42 7/8" Blade Length: 24 1/4" Handle Length: 5 3/8" Weight: 2 lbs 13 oz Point of Balance: 2 5/8" Width at Guard: 0.75" Thickness at Guard: 5.5mm Thickness at Tip: 2.5mm Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€499.00*

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Kingston Arms by Hanweis
I-Beam Blunt Longsword Trainer - designed by Angus Trim
Angus Trim developed this style of training sword (he coined it I-Beam after the profile design) a while back to solve two problems - Tapered blunts with thin edges that were quickly chewed up and thick blunts that handled like crow bars. The massive central fuller allows for more metal at the edge while keeping the sword lively in the hand. Key Features: 3.25mm Thick Edge Leather Covered Scabbard Included Specifications: Overall Lenght: 114,3 cm Blade Length: 88,58 cm Handle Length: 20,32 Weight: 1,25 kg Point of Balance: 15,24 Blade Steel: 9260 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€449.00*

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Small Stainless Buckler
The combination of the sword and buckler was extensively used during the Middle Ages. Typically, bucklers are small hand shields that are held by a fist-grip and are light and fast. HEMA practitioners studying I.33 sword and buckler will find this small shield perfect for paired drills and practicing grappling techniques. The light weight keeps fatigue at bay during long training days. The dome is large enough to accomodate most light / medium duty sparring gloves. For those wishing to build their own medieval shield the domed shape and size of the buckler also lend it to use as a boss for many different shield styles. Key Features: 16 Gauge Stainless Steel Comfortable Pinned Wood Handle Leather Thong Included Specifications: Overall: 6.5" Weight: 10oz

€62.90*

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Spada Da Lato Side Sword
The Side Sword was a military sword of the 16th and 17th century Renaissance period that also achieved popularity among civilians, due to its relatively light weight and quickness. It also had an advantage over its contemporary, the rapier, in having the ability to cut efficiently as well as thrust. Based on Italian designs of this type, this sword is well balanced an feels exceptional in the hand. The “swept” hilt affords excellent hand protection and the blade geometry makes for outstanding performance in both the cut and the thrust. Specifications Overall: 41" Blade Length: 32 3/4" Handle Length: 4 1/4" Weight: 2lb 9oz Point of Balance: 2" Thickness at Guard: 5.5mm Thickness at Tip: 2.8mm Blade Steel: 5160 Handle Material: Leather

€499.00*

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Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Club Sport Federsword - HEMA Sparring Longsword
The Kingston Arms Sport Feder is an answer to the clubs, beginners and even seasoned practitioners that want a light, fast, safe and affordable sparring sword for HEMA longsword sparring. This federschwert was designed to be safe in the thrust by flexing in the last third of the blade while keeping the rest of the sword stiff in the bind. The tip is slightly flared in thickness as well and can be used as it is with proper equipment or fitted with a leather mask or plastic tip for an added degree of safety.Other features include a ramped thumb guard, allowing easy placement of a gloved thumb onto and off the blade during guard transitions. The pommel is indexed to the flat of the blade, making it second nature to distinguish proper edge alignment with the rearward hand. The wood core grip is in a well rounded rectangular cross section and tightly bound with an overwrap of cord to provide a firm grip. Key Features: • 9260 Spring Steel Blade • Light, Fast and Safe Design • Developed with feedback from HEMA practicioners Specifications Overall: 51 1/2" Blade Length: 38 1/4" Handle Length: 11" Weight: 3lb 1oz Point of Balance: 3" (at schilt) Blade Steel: 9260 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€299.00*

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Scottish Single-hand Sword
The Scottish Single-hand Sword is patterned after 15th century models originating in the west highlands and the western isles. The peened wheel pommel, lobed quillons and short langet are typical of surviving pieces. The hilt has a leather wrapped grip with a wood core and matte stainless steel fittings. Specifications: Overall: 37 1/4" Blade Length: 30 3/4" Handle Length: 5 7/8" Weight: 1 lbs 13oz Point of Balance: 5" Width at Guard: 1.3" Thickness at Guard: 5.6mm Thickness at Tip: 2.8mm high carbon steel blade Traditional hilt construction Leather wrapped scabbard Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€369.00*

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American Revolutionary War Hanger Sword
Our American Revolutionary War Hanger from Kingston Arms represents a refined version of a popular sword carried by non-com infantry officers. The four-slot guard styling was replicated from earlier British designs. Patterns like this one were produced and continued to be used until the war’s end.The 24 ¼” blade is beautifully balanced at 1 lbs 14 oz. Our version features a matte stainless-steel guard and pommel. The wood core grip is leather, and wire wrapped which grips well and the hand. Even gloved hands fit nicely into the grip and knuckle bow. The scabbard is leather wrapped and stitched at the seam. The locket and chape are made of stainless steel. The locket features a frog button designed to be worn with a baldric.A gentle grip, well balance and a wicked sharp blade, the American War Hanger will please a discerning aficionado. Certainly, an excellent sword for reenactors or collectors alike. Specifications: Overall: 30 1/2" Blade Length: 24 1/4" Handle Length: 5 7/8" Weight: 1 lbs 14 oz Point of Balance: 3" Width at Guard: 1.4" Thickness at Guard: 6mm Thickness at Tip: 1.5mm Blade Steel: 5160 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€499.00*

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Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Main Gauche
Our Renaissance-style Rapiers trace their origins to early 17th century Europe, where swordplay with the Rapier was considered an essential part of a gentleman’s education and was often used in resolving gentlemanly disagreements. Blades generally originated in one of the blade making centers such as Toledo or Solingen, but many differences in styling and hilt materials resulted from the local manufacture of hilts all over Europe. The Main Gauche, or left hand dagger, was often used with the rapier, providing an added dimension in both offense and defense, and the “Schools of Fence” which proliferated in Europe during this period taught the use of the two weapons in combination. The Main Gauche would often match the Rapier in styling, while incorporating features which maximized the effectiveness of the piece.Replacement blades, both live and blunt (for sparring), are available for most of the Rapiers and Main Gauches. Specifications Overall: 16 1/2" Blade Length: 11" Handle Length: 5 1/2" Weight: 13 oz Width at Guard: 0.85" Thickness at Guard: 5.3mm Thickness at Tip: 2.2mm Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€239.00*

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Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Tourney Arming Sword - Blunt by Kingston Arms
Our Tourney Series Medieval Sparring Swords from Kingston Arms will set a new standard in this price point of re-enactment weaponry. Features like thru-tang handle construction, peened thru-tang stainless steel pommel and guard, 2mm rounded edge thickness make these two brutal weapons on the battle field. The cord wrapped leather grip feels exceptional in the hand with an oval cross section and slight barrel shape to keep fatigue at bay. The grip is large enough to accomodate armoured hands. A respectable fuller runs the length of both pieces to lighten and counter balance the swords overall. A wood core and leather wrapped scabbard tipped with a stainless chape comes with each sword. The first Tourney Series models are the Viking Sword and Single-hand Swords with others coming soon. The blade is forged from 9260 high carbon spring steel and is tempered to about 50 Hrc, providing a long lasting sword. The guard needs special mention, featuring the King-Peen system. King-Peen is essentially a steel tab on the guard under the grip that is pinned through the tang of the sword. This process keeps the guard from going loose after a lengthy campaign without compromising the strength of the hilt. The pommel is pressed into place and hot peened. Combine these two processes and you get a sword that rings like a bell when struck. Key Features: • 2mm edge thickness • 9260 Spring Steel blade • Traditional thru-tang handle and peened pommel Specifications Overall: 37" Blade Length: 30" Handle Length: 4 1/2" Weight: 3lb 2oz Point of Balance: 3 1/2" Blade Steel: 9260 Handle Material: Wood/Leather Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€349.00*

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Scottish Claymore - Black Handle
Mainstay of the Highland warriors of the late 15th and 16th centuries, the Claymore sword had a uniquely styled hilt that sets it apart from other great swords of the period. Typically of longsword length, this versatile weapon could deliver great sweeping slashes or powerful thrusts. Classic in its design, with distinctive sloping quillons terminating in quatrefoils and a high-collared quillon block with langets following the blade fuller.CAS proudly presents the Kingston Arms Scottish Claymore in this refined version of this popular and distinguishable sword. Many reproductions of the Scottish Claymore tend to be bulky, clunky and out of balance compared to originals. The slim grip of the Claymore is leather-covered. The pommel of this Kingston Arms Scottish Claymore in more in proportion and design consistent with historical pieces. Specifications Overall: 139,70 cm Blade Length: 102,87 cm Handle Length: 26,04 cm Weight: 1,90 kg Thickness at Guard: 5.3mm Thickness at Tip: 4.5mm Blade Steel: 65mn Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€518.99*

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Atrim Bastard Sword XVIa.8
Made entirely by Gus Trim in his custom shop in Washington state - this exceptional Bastard Sword features a hand finished Type XVIa blade with a wicked edge. The broad, thin blade tapers to an aggressive point in profile while the complex distal taper keeps the sword moving effortlessly in the cut. Lesser blades would either sacrifice the elegant profile taper or lack distal tapering entirely - creating a heavy wobbly mess of a sword. Further refining the handling are the three fullers - two accent fuller flanking the main fuller running the length of the forte.The grip is lambskin died in Oxblood coloring over a cord wrapped wood grip. The pommel is attached using Gus's superior threaded nut arrangement for a permanent fit. Guard and pommel are blued steel, made individually by Gus and tuned to perfection to each sword design. It is unusual to find such an exceptional example of form, function and lethal beauty. Key Features: Made entirely by Gus Trim in the USA Specially Heat Treated 5160 Spring Steel Blade Exceptional Cutting Ability Specifications Overall: 41" Blade Length: 30 7/8" Handle Length: 8" Weight: 2 lbs 9 oz Point of Balance: 4 1/4" Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€2,399.02*

Item is normally available in about 4-6 weeks.

Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Cutlass - designed by Angus Trim
We could say that this sword is inspired by a Cutlass housed in a European Museum, dated to late 16th Century and representative of the early Buccaneer Cutlasses used to great effect against the East India Company on the Caribbean Sea. We could say it might have been an earlier German Messer blade, cut down and given a complex hilt to suit the needs of a cutthroat pirate.We could say a lot of things about this sword but the truth is that Gus Trim called us up one day and said .. "Hey, I've got this nice falchion style blade I just stuck onto an old complex hilt I made a while back and tuned it all up with a wheel pommel. I think it's pretty sweet, and I think you will too. Want me to send it your way?" *When Gus asks this question there is only one answer, and that is a resounding yes! Of course he was right and we think you will agree - this is a sweet cutlass. The 25 3/4” blade features 20 1/2” of live edge with an unsharpened false edge on the back. Overall the sword is light and quick which should please the most discerning afficionado. A very detailed embossed leather scabbard in a thistle motif completes this unique sword piece. * - Gus doesn't actually talk like this. Key Features: 25 3/4" 9260 blade Triple Fullered Very detailed embossed leather scabbard Specifications Overall: 31 3/4" Blade Length: 25 3/4" Handle Length: 4 1/4" Weight: 2 lbs 4 oz Point of Balance: 4" Thickness at Guard: 6mm Blade Steel: 9260 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€579.00*

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Federschwert Fencing Longsword
Based on a period original fencing sword now located in Switzerland, the Kingston Arms Federschwert is a well updated version of the feder originally offered by Hanwei in 2010. This sword now features a much more robust blade from tang to tip as well as a tougher cord wrapped grip. In our testing it holds up well to paired drilling as well as more spirited free play sessions. Re-developed in conjunction with several HEMA groups around the US this updated Federschwert provides an affordable and reliable training sword for longsword fencing practice. Key Features: • Redesigned Blade for HEMA use • Rolled Tip for Safety • Safe Rounded Edges Specifications Overall: 51" Blade Length: 38" Handle Length: 12 1/2" Weight: 3lb 11oz Point of Balance: 3 1/2" Thickness at Guard: 8mm Thickness at Tip: 2.5mm Blade Steel: 5160 Handle Material: Cord Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€309.00*

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Fencing Side Sword
Designed for safe use in fencing practice, the Renaissance Side Sword provides a realistic fencing simulator to the renaissance period HEMA practitioner. Unique in the time of the primarily piercing oriented rapiers, the side sword kept the cut and thrust aspects of the late medieval arming swords and added the protection of a complex hilt hand guard. This side sword features thick well rounded edges and a rolled tip for greater thrusting safety. However with all fencing swords we suggest affixing a rubber tip blunt or piece of leather strip taped to the tip. This updated sword design provides a stiffer blade, a more robust hand guard and long lasting cord wrapped grip. Key Features: • Safe Fencing Style Blade • Forged Rolled Tip • Reinforced Guard Specifications Overall: 42 1/2" Blade Length: 34 1/2" Handle Length: 5 1/2" Weight: 2lb 13oz Point of Balance: 2 1/2" Blade Steel: 5160 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€329.00*

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Kingston Arms by Hanweis
Atrim Design Type XIIIa War Sword
Based on Oakeshott's Type XIIIa specification these swords were used in the 12th to early 13th Century in that transitional period from hardened leather to mail with some plate armor protecting vital areas of the body.We spent a lot of time discussing with Gus his methodology for developing what he would call a "performance-oriented" sword. Without getting too deep into it Gus, along with Tinker Pearce, was one of the pioneering sword makers to incorporate the notion of harmonic balance into his sword designs. Informed by historical examples and his own experimentation Gus has been making swords for decades now that seem to float in your hand. For this sword Gus left the aesthetics and materials up to us, it was the design (weight, balance, taper, harmonics) we had to get right. It took several rounds of samples (not to mention a botched first run) but we finally nailed it.Not satisfied with just getting the design right we wanted to push it farther. We had the fundamentals down but chose to take the materials and fit and finish a step ahead. The blade is hand forged mono-tempered 9260 spring steel, flat ground with a handsome satin finish. The fittings are high quality stainless steel exactly matching Gus's design. The grip is a solid wood core, cord-wrapped for strength with a textured leather over-wrap. The scabbard is a solid wood core, with stainless steel chape and stitched leather wrap. Details: Total: 110 cm Blade length: 83 cm Handle length: 25 cm Weight: 1.47kg Balance point: 15 cm Blade steel: 9260

€559.00*

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Tourney Hand-and-a-Half Knightly Sword - Blunt by Kingston Arms
A close recreation of the famous Oakeshott Type XVIIIa.4 sword from Records of the Medieval Sword with some liberties taken to make it safe for reenactment and stage use. This sword proves to be a powerful sight on the field of battle and is a perfect accompinament for a 14th to mid 15th Century man of war. Our Tourney Series Medieval Sparring Swords from Kingston Arms will set a new standard in this price point of re-enactment weaponry. Features like thru-tang handle construction, peened thru-tang stainless steel pommel and guard, 2mm rounded edge thickness make these brutal weapons on the battle field. The cord wrapped leather grip feels exceptional in the hand with an oval cross section and slight barrel shape to keep fatigue at bay. The grip is large enough to accomodate armoured hands. A respectable fuller runs the length of the blade to lighten and counter balance the sword overall. A wood core and leather wrapped scabbard tipped with a stainless chape comes with each sword. Further Tourney Series models are the Viking Sword and Single-hand Swords. The blade is forged from 9260 high carbon spring steel and is tempered to about 50 Hrc, providing a long lasting sword. The guard needs special mention, featuring the King-Peen system. King-Peen is essentially a steel tab on the guard under the grip that is pinned through the tang of the sword. This process keeps the guard from going loose after a lengthy campaign without compromising the strength of the hilt. The pommel is pressed into place and hot peened. Combine these two processes and you get a sword that rings like a bell when struck. Key Features: Durable Hand Forged 9260 Spring Steel Blade Stainless Hilt and Wood-Core Leather Wrapped Grip Wood Core Scabbard Included Specifications Overall: 41 1/4" Blade Length: 32 3/4" Handle Length: 6" Weight: 3lb 7oz Point of Balance: 4" Point of Harmonics: 21 1/2" Blade Steel: 9260 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

€319.00*

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