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Henry Tuke Champagne Sword



 
 


A piece of art, a thing of beauty
This sword is truly a "one of a kind" collectors item

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List Price $35,755.00

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A piece of art, a thing of beauty
This sword is truly a "one of a kind" collectors item
  • Only Three Henry Tuke Swords have been made. One sold to an Art Collector in the U.S., one is in a private collection of a Royal Family and one is just about to come out of production. The sword smith is currently running four years behind on swords.
  • Who is the Sword Smith? Simon Fearnhamm of Thaxted, Essex, England.
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/essex/hi/people_and_places/newsid_8695000/8695026.stm
    http://www.raven-armoury.co.uk/

    http://www.arabnews.com/node/359455
    Established in 1987 Raven Armoury is a small company of English Sword Makers founded by Simon Fearnhamm. England's pre-eminent sword makers. Creating high quality handmade swords & knives and sculptures Every item we create is hand made, with quality materials and meticulous attention paid to every detail and accuracy. We specialise in made to order work, creating reproductions of original swords and daggers as well as custom designs.We are very busy and our waiting list is currently between 4 and 5 years for most items. For one of a kind commissions you should allow at least 5 years.
  • No more than five swords will be produced
  • They are very much a collectors item.

The Sword

The Henry Tuke Champagne Sword is handmade by one of the worlds finest sword smiths. They take two years to make, partially because he has a large amount of work for various royal families, both European and Arab, as well as the traditional methods used.

The blade is made out of stainless Damascus steel and is tempered to be incredibly hard, whilst having the beautiful patterns of Damascus steel. This is highly unusual as most people when sabering use the back of the blade as the edge can not take the pressure of the impact on glass. However ours can go through lots of bottles without a scratch due to the superior materials and construction.

The sword has been exhibited in a closed doors London exhibition for the finest sword manufacturers in a salon privee for collectors. The hilt and fittings are made out of solid silver and the handle out of oak covered in stingray skin (shagreen) the stand is made from mekata and oak from the Roman docks in London which was cut down over a thousand years ago. This comes in a beautiful yew presentation box. We ship in pelican style cases for secure packaging.

To put our sabre to the ultimate test, we took it to Champagne and broke the world record for speed sabering, our Guinness World Record stands at thirty five bottles in a minute. Our beautiful sabre did this without a scratch and is a breath-taking piece that needs to be seen to be believed.

Pricing

The Henry Tuke suggests and is selling this sword for £27,000 which is $35,755.15 in USD.



Features
  • Hand forged in England out of stainless Damascus steel

    includes:
  • Damascus Steel & Sterling Silver
    ancient 2,000 year old Roman oak stand

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