Town Guard Sword - Deposit

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Product image 7Town Guard Sword #192 early 17th century complex hilted single handed sword.
Product image 8Town Guard Sword #192 early 17th century this style of sword was used by the Munich Town Guards.
Product image 9Town Guard Sword #192 early 17th century steel rapier hilt mounted on a sharply tapering blade good for cutting and thrusting.

Regular price $150.00

Due to continued supply challenges and the length of our order queue we will be adjusting how our rapiers are available. They are available to order again but you will only be charged a 150.00 deposit. They will be added to the order queue which is currently running about a year or so.

Full Price 1620.00 - if you order deposit is 150.00 

Based on Original: Circa 1610, Wallace Collection, London (A612)

Overall length: 40.1"

Blade Length: 31.5"

Blade Width: 1.8"

Grip Length: 3"

Balance Point: 1.75"from fore ring

Weight: 3 lbs 

A classic sidesword made for the Munich Town Guard, around 1610. This double-edged cut and thrust blade mounted with a complex steel guard would prove an excellent weapon for the close-quarters situations encountered in an urban setting. This sword would also be of the type advocated by George Silver in his treatise on the use of the sword. There are several surviving swords of this style in museums and private collections. The one replicated here is based on an example in the Wallace Collection, London.

The complex guard is hand-made in steel and can be blued for an additional fee. The blade is 6150 steel and is .25 inches thick. The balance point three inches in front of the guard allows a nimble action to this stout sword. This would be an excellent piece to add to your collection to illustrate the development of these exceptional fighting swords.

Our rapier hilts are hand crafted to order. With the demand for our pieces delivery times usually run in the 8 to 12 month range.

Full Price 1620.00 - if you order deposit is 150.00 

Shipping Domestic US 54.00 (multiple sword shipping discounted)

International customers please contact us for a shipping quote. We feel your pain with the steep increases in international shipping over the past few years. We strive to find the most economical and reliable sources to ship to you.


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