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Elizabethan Rapier

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This rapier was hand forged from recycled materials.  The blade was forged from a leaf spring, the basket hilt was forged from railroad spikes then MIG welded, the maple for the handle came from an old buthcer's block, and the pommel was a piece of large diameter bolt.


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Taken with OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. SZ-12

  • 6 mm
  • 10/600
  • f f/3.4
  • ISO 100
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