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IP003A, Teutonic Knight Crusader Sword by Legacy Arms & Generation 2, Free Shipping, MSRP ($279.00), 5160 High Carbon Steel Blade



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IP003A, Teutonic Knight Crusader Sword by Legacy Arms & Generation 2, Free Shipping, MSRP ($279.00), 5160 High Carbon Steel Blade
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Product Description

Produced in the Philippines, their swords have been refined over the years with a constant and continuing process of improvement that has lightened the blades to within historically accurate tolerances yet maintained an overall level of durability that typically greatly surpasses the originals they are based upon.

DESCRIPTION:

Generation 2/Legacy Arms version of a Teutonic Knight Crusader Sword features their signature build quality and one tough blade.


The third Crusade was issued by Gregory VIII in 1187 after Jerusalem had been recaptured by the armies of Islam under Saladin. Philip and Richard with their armies, departing only in July 1190, crossed the sea and, after stops at Sicily and Cyprus, landed at Acre, Philip in April and Richard in June, where they joined the siege, and the city surrendered in July 1191. Philip departed for France in August, leaving Richard in control. The terms of the surrender of Acre included a prisoner exchange and the return, by Saladin, of the True Cross, which he had captured with Jerusalem in 1187.
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Special Note:

For one, it is simple cruciform design made it historically popular form many years 900-1600 A.D. and it was used by many European countries. Second, the length of the blade made it not only easy for ground fighting but also made it long enough to use from horseback as well. This Teutonic Knight Crusader Sword is made from high carbon steel making it lightweight. The sword features wood scabbard wrapped in leather with polished steel accents. The handle is wood, wrapped in leather. The cross guard and pommel are solid steel, polished and fitted onto a full tang that is peened at top of the pommel for strength and durability.

 

Specifications

Specifications
  • Free economy shipping within the contiguous US to a terminal near you
  • Specifications 15 days return, or exchange - see Terms and Conditions
    Specifications
  • Crafted by Legacy Arms
  • Specifications
  • 5160 high carbon steel blade
  • Specifications
  • Full tang
  • Specifications
  • Sharp
  • Specifications
  • Leather wrapped handle
  • Specifications
  • Steel guard
  • Specifications
  • Steel pommel with cross
  • Specifications
  • Leather wrapped wood scabbard
  • Specifications
  • Functional Battle Ready Sword
  • Specifications
  • Full Tang Construction
  • Specifications
  • Battle ready
  • Specifications
  • Overall: 43"
  • Specifications
  • Blade Length: 34 1/2"
  • Specifications
  • Handle Length: 8 1/2"
  • Specifications
  • Weight: 3.5 lb
  • Specifications
  • Point of Balance: 5" below hilt
  • Specifications
  • Made In The Philippines
  • Specifications

    1 Package Includes:
    1 * Assembled Teutonic Knight Crusader Sword with scabbard
    1 * Cotton Teutonic Knight Crusader Sword bag
    1 * Sword certificate

    More Details

    The Art of Medieval Style Sword Making

    The forging of a European / Medieval sword is a subtle and careful process, an art that has developed over the centuries as much in response to stylistic and aesthetic considerations as to technical improvements.


    There was a smith to forge the rough shape, often a second smith (apprentice) to fold the metal, a specialist polisher, and even a specialist for the edge itself. Before the blacksmith or sword smith actually starts hammering or heating the metal for a sword there is a lot of work to be done. The sword size, shape, properties, and metal composition all have to be decided upon. These factors determine the amount of metal, the temperatures of heating and the specific steps in the process that have to be completed.


    Blades were often forged with different profiles, different blade thicknesses, and varying amounts of grind. Some blades were made of a laminate construction, produced by folding the steel over and over then forge welding at each fold (resulting in layers). In this lamination method to refine and make the steel more homogenous, it was folded and forges welded. The swordsmith had to fold the bar of metal, resulting in a doubling of the layers and in the process blending the qualities of the various pieces of steel in the billet. The more the steel was folded the more homogeneous the metal in the blade became. The number of folds would be determined by both the material and the final qualities the smith was looking for. One other way to combine smaller amounts of better steel into a larger useable billet was to create a piled structure where a few bars of refined steel were stacked together then welded as one and forged out into a blade shape without any further folding. But swords made by whatever means consisted essentially of careful combinations of softer iron with harder steel. There are many different methods for making a sword and the art has changed over the centuries as technologies, tools and the science of metallurgy has changed. But for the past five hundred years, there has been one method that still stands as the most common.


    Today, swords are still being made by modern artisans; some pursue the traditional methods while others apply modern tools, techniques and materials to the craft. A great number of commercially available swords are being made in China with modern tools and materials employing traditional methods. Let's remember that steel-making was imported into Europe from China, via Korea. The steel used in the Chinese swords, called "chi-kang" (combined steel), was similar to pattern welding, and edges of it were often forge-welded to a back of the soft iron, or "jou thieh." In trying to copy the Chinese method, the European smiths paid much attention to the various properties of steel and worked to combine them to produce an internal macro-structure that would provide a similar combination of hardness and toughness.


    About Legacy Arms / Generation 2

    Originally called Generation 2, and now Legacy Arms, this sword company was sold to Cas Iberia in 2013 by its owner and founder, Clyde Hollis.

    In the latter years of Clyde's direction the company collaborated with the late, great Hank Reinhardt and later Bruce Brookhart before the company was sold to Cas Iberia.

    • European and Fantasy Swords - Made from 5160 Spring Steel, their standard European and Fantasy Sword line are hand forged and fitted with high quality, 100% natural components and offer some exceptional value for money, though to protect their value a strictly enforced MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) is in force. Yet prices remain more or less the same over the years. Swords range from original fantasy designs to functional LOTR (Lord of the Rings) replicas, Ancient Roman swords and a variety of medieval arming, long and two-handed swords.
    • Hank Reinhardt Collection - His final project and legacy to the sword industry, the Hank Reinhardt Collection is a series of swords based on actual antiques that were been made to the exacting specifications of the late Sword and Arms Historian, Hank Reinhardt. The originals have either been in Hanks own collection or have been reconstructed by sketches given to him by his personal friend, the late, great sword Scholar Ewart Oakeshott.
    • The Brookhardt Collection - Bruce A. Brookhardt previously worked as the primary sword designer for Museum Replicas Ltd in the 1990s, worked alongside Hank Reinhardt for 17 years, and in late 2012/early 2013 turned his considerable talents to designing a range of Teutonic and Templar themed swords for Legacy Arms. Swords from this line focus on being both historically accurate yet very strong.

    Generation 2 swords are made the old fashioned way, by blacksmith charcoal, an anvil and a lot of hard work. In fact, the only modern technology used is the occasional wooden lathe for the handles and a grinding wheel to shape the blade. The individual components, all of which do not include ANY synthetic materials in their construction, are made specifically for each piece ensuring a high level of conformity and a fit and finish rare in this price range. The blades of all Generation 2 swords are hardened by heating and then oil quenching, followed by their own proprietary tempering process.

    Warning

    Specifications
  • Free economy shipping within the contiguous US to a terminal near you
  • Specifications 15 days return, or exchange - see Terms and Conditions
    Specifications
  • Crafted by Legacy Arms
  • Specifications
  • 5160 high carbon steel blade
  • Specifications
  • Full tang
  • Specifications
  • Sharp
  • Specifications
  • Leather wrapped handle
  • Specifications
  • Steel guard
  • Specifications
  • Steel pommel with cross
  • Specifications
  • Leather wrapped wood scabbard
  • Specifications
  • Functional Battle Ready Sword
  • Specifications
  • Full Tang Construction
  • Specifications
  • Battle ready
  • Specifications
  • Overall: 43"
  • Specifications
  • Blade Length: 34 1/2"
  • Specifications
  • Handle Length: 8 1/2"
  • Specifications
  • Weight: 3.5 lb
  • Specifications
  • Point of Balance: 5" below hilt
  • Specifications
  • Made In The Philippines
  • Specifications

    1 Package Includes:
    1 * Assembled Teutonic Knight Crusader Sword with scabbard
    1 * Cotton Teutonic Knight Crusader Sword bag
    1 * Sword certificate

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