Designed by Michael "Tinker" Pearce and made by Hanwei to exacting specifications, this blunt Norman style sword is balanced to provide authentic handling characteristics for the reenactor, performer, and film / stage combatant. Distinctive cruciform guard and brazil-nut pommel. The blade is forged from 5170 high carbon steel marquenched to HRc50-52, allowing anti-burr safety. The grips has a cord-wrapped wood core covered with leather. The wooden scabbard is covered with leather, and has steel fittings. Also available is the Tinker Pearce Norman sword - sharp, for the full sharp / blunt matching swords experience.
July 2022 - previously declared discontinued and out of production back in 2012, currently available only during limited edition production runs. Feel free to email to check availability, but pre-ordering and waiting is the only way to get one. (07/20/22 - these are currently IN STOCK!)
length: 36 1/2"
blade width: 2" at base
blade width: 1 1/8" at 2" from tip
grip and pommel: 5 1/4"
balance point: 6"
weight (sword): 2 lb 6.0 oz
weight (sword and scabbard): 3 lb 1.5 oz