Our Tourney Series Sparring
and Stage Swords from Kingston Arms will set a new standard in this
price point of re-enactment weaponry. Features like thru-tang handle
construction, peened stainless steel pommel and guard, 2mm rounded edge
thickness make these two brutal weapons on the battle field. The
cord wrapped leather grip feels exceptional in the hand with an oval
cross section and slight barrel shape to keep fatigue at bay. The grip
is large enough to accomodate armoured hands. A respectable
fuller runs the length of both pieces to lighten and counter balance the
swords overall. A wood core and leather wrapped scabbard tipped with a
stainless chape comes with each sword. The first Tourney Series models are the Viking Sword and Single-hand Swords with others coming soon.
The blade is forged from 9260 spring steel and is tempered to around 50 Hrc, providing a long lasting sword.
The guard needs special mention, featuring the King-Peen system.
King-Peen is essentially a steel tab on the guard under the grip that is
pinned through the tang of the sword. This process keeps the guard from
going loose after a lengthy campaign without compromising the strength
of the hilt. The pommel is pressed into place and hot peened. Combine
these two processes and you get a sword that rings like a bell when
Built with Volusion