Albion Swords, The MERCENARY Oakeshott Type XVa w/custom Fletcher Scabbard For Sale
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Albion Swords, The MERCENARY Oakeshott Type XVa w/custom Fletcher Scabbard:
For your Collection, Cutting Competition or Backyard Cutting needs is this Limited Edition Medieval Sword, The MERCENARY, Oakeshott Type XVa by ALBION SWORDS with custom Scabbard with Gaddhjalt Belt by Christian Fletcher.
Every detail of this Sword shows the Craftsmanship expected by Albion Swords, “History in Your Hand”. If you know Swords you know Albion Swords. Each Albion Sword is Hand-Crafted, Authentic to the Historical Period, Fully-Functional and carry a Lifetime guarantee against defects in materials and workmanship. This Sword is Very Fast and Agile; feels like an extension to your arm and hand at 2 lbs. 14.2 oz. (+/- for scale error). The point of balance is 4 inches in front of guard and point of percussion is 19.8 inches. The Blade is 33.75 inches and the overall length is 42.25 inches. This Sword is Battle Ready and Razor Sharp.
The Custom Mercenary Scabbard is hand-crafted by Christian Fletcher. If you are part of the Sword World you are familiar with Christian’s work. The Scabbard is Medium Chestnut Brown (battle worn), with Galloglass Chape and Dark Walnut Brown Gaddhjalt Belt. The colors Accent the Sword Hilt and brings the set together as a classic Medieval Sword and Scabbard.
The Mercenary is a Limited Edition Hand Crafted Collectible Sword with only 500 being available worldwide.
Currently a One year or Longer Waiting List for any Albion Sword order. Also, a One year or Longer Waiting List for a Christian Fletcher Scabbard.
This Unused Displayed Piece Only is a Great Sword for Albion Sword Collectors, Medieval Sword Collectors, Sword Collectors or Edged Weapons Collectors.
Please use the photos for added description and determine the detail and the condition of The Mercenary by Albion Swords for yourself. The pictures do not do this Sword and Scabbard Justice as I am not a photographer. Two background colors are used to capture full length and then details.Swords are hard to photograph.
Shipping will include insurance and a signature will be required.
Price may be negotiable so please feel free to make a reasonable offer.
I am a Retired Veteran and I have been the curator of and collecting edged weapons since I was knee high to a grasshopper. All of the blades I list are part of my personal collection.All of my War Era and Combat knives are from Veterans who collect edged weapons or from the estates of Veterans.
Carbon steels can and will accumulate surface rust and patina (depending on humidity); there is a chance this can happen during shipping so you should add a light coat of oil right away.
Shipping in the continental U.S. using priority shipping or better in the original Shipping Box made for the Sword. Processing time is usually next day ship but may take 2 depending if I have all the shipping supplies on hand. I might consider shipping to Europe, Canada, Puerto Rico and Australia for the actual shipping costs plus $35 for the case and international paperwork (costs will be discussed and agreed on and then an invoice will be sent for payment) on a case by case bases; nothing will ship until all payment is received. Please note you are responsible for knowing what can and cannot be imported legally in your country. I am not responsible for any items seized by Customs and there will be no refund given. Processing will take 3-5 business days.
For your safety and mine, pre-sharpened products will not be sold to anyone under the age of 18 years of age. By completing this transaction you are certifying you are 18 years or older.
Not responsible for any misuse or modifications of the product. If you cause harm to yourself or anyone else I am not liable. Please be responsible with sharp objects.
From the Albion Swords Website:
Limited Edition Medieval Sword
We named this sword in honor of the professional soldiers of the15th century -- men without a country who sold their swords to the highestbuyer in the numerous wars between countries and city-states of the period.This is a plain, no nonsense version of our Type XVa, well-suited for use bysuch a pragmatic soldier of fortune.This is a short and handy hand and a half sword with a very stiff blade,primarily for thrusting, but pretty decent for cutting as well. When you handlethese swords they are very ready in your hand. One of the quickest types there is, as it follows your intentions atquicksilver like speed. Because of the very narrow point the spine can be madequite thick without the blade becoming cumbersome. This makes for superiorstiffness and a very effective thrust. A Limited Edition Hand Crafted Collectible Sword
This sword is offered in a limited edition of only 500 collectible swords worldwide.Specifications
Total length: 42.25" (108 cm)
Blade length: 33.75" (86 cm)
Blade width: 2.375" (6 cm)
CoB: 4" (10.8 cm)
CoP: 19.8" (49.5 cm)
Weight: 2 lbs 14.2 oz (1.35 kilos)
Key search words (AlbionSword, The Mercenary, Type XVa, Oakeshott, Arming Sword, Medieval Sword).