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Privateer Armoury, 1690's swords

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Here are a couple of swords I just finished for Privateer Armoury.
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D-Guard sword (S.5 Swords and Blades of the American Revolution)
Patined 1084 distal tapered blade, iron hilt, fluted rosewood grip, birch/leather/brass scabbard.
Specs:
Total weight: 2lb 1oz
Sword weight: 1lb 7oz
Length: 30"
Blade: 24.5"
CoP: 17"
PoB 5.5"

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Double Shell-Guard(from the Greenwich National Maritime Museum)
Patined, 1084 steel distal tapered blade, iron hilt, antler grip, birch/leather/brass scabbard.
Specs:
Total weight: 2lb 7oz
Sword weight: 1lb 12oz
Length: 30"
Blade: 25"
CoP: 16.5"
PoB: 4.5"

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Very nice! You capture the look perfectly.

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Look great! I love the double fuller.

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Ben - always a pleasure. I agree with Alan. great work!

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Those are awesome! These might be the last straw,I need to make a cutlass...

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Yeah, I like those.

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Good to see your work again Ben, those swords have a look of grim purpose to them... the weathering really adds to the overall effect.

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They look like museum pieces. You nailed the look.

 

Doug

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