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Kingston Arms Arming Sword - Off Spec Model

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Ultra Durable 9260 Spring Steel Blade. Now on Close Out, Below Wholesale Pricing.

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Someone at the forge didn’t get a memo or receive an email because these aren’t the specs we’re looking for on these swords. Nonetheless, this first production run will soon become collectors items because we aren’t making them like this ever again!

Originally designed by Gus Trim, the basic shape and style of the sword is correct. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with the ultra durable 9260 Spring Steel blades..

But the first error was that the leather of the handle was black instead of reddish brown. Not a deal killer for Gus, but putting the wrong pommels on the wrong swords did bother him, as it changed the balance and handling characteristics. But what made these swords fail QC, and why they are on such a huge discount, comes primarily from the weight and stats - the blade is 1/2" too short, weighs 5oz more than the design specs, and balances 3/4" further towards the tip than it should have.. Not a big deal for most collectors, but a big deal for Gus. And now - a great deal for you..

In all other respects, this is a fine sword - and with so few now available - is indeed becoming something of a collectors item.

FEATURES:

Black leather wrapped handles and a wood core, thru-peened stainless steel pommel and guard. The 9260 Spring Steel forged blade features a typical Type XIV shape with a long fuller and mirror polish finish. This sword comes with a wood core leather wrapped scabbard with stainless steel chape for safe and secure carry.

ABOUT KINGSTON ARMS

From the battlefields of Crecy to the theater of Shakespeare and beyond, you will find no finer swords crafted for the practitioners and aficionados of the European Sword. Our sharp swords are made to period accurate specifications from pommel to tip and all in between. Re-enactment, Stage Combat and HEMA Sparring Swords though are our specialty! Featuring innovations such as the King-Peen system and tough through-hardened spring steel blades these swords last years of use under the most demanding conditions.

How to Use

Suitable for backyard cutting and/or as a display piece. Premium Quality.
Overall: 34 1/4" Blade Length: 27 1/2" Handle Length: 4 3/8" Weight: 2lb 7oz Point of Balance: 5 1/4"

Materials and Construction

9260 Spring Steel Sharpened Blade. Stainless steel peened pommel and guard. leather-wrapped wooden scabbard and stainless chape. Wrong color - Black leather instead of as pictured.
Shipping the newest stock direct from the manufacturers warehouse in Tennesse within 1-2 business days. $15 flat rate USA shipping for up to 2 swords via UPS ground, FREE shipping if 3 or more swords ordered at the same time. International shipping currently unavailable. Click here for more shipping information

Warranty Info

Each sword is guaranteed to be as described and 100% genuine product. Each sword is also covered by in full by the Manufacturers Warranty PLUS our extended LIFETIME Warranty against blade breakage. Click here for detailed warranty information

Return Policy

Satisfaction Guaranteed. We proudly stand behind every product we sell. If you are not absolutely pleased with your purchase you can return it to us within 30 days of purchase in original condition for your choice of an exchange or refund (excluding shipping fees). Click here for more info on our guarantees
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