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Cold Steel Talwar

Cold Steel Talwar
For over a century, most of the Western world has remained convinced that a point-oriented, thrusting sword is superior to an edge-oriented cutting sword. There are, however, a series of books by D.A. Kinsley that cast a skeptical light on this running debate. Kinsley recounts numerous incidents (collected form battlefields throughout the British Empire) where cutting swords proved equal, if not superior, to thrusting swords in deciding the outcome of a skirmish.

Our President, Lynn C. Thompson was encouraged by Mr. Kinsley's ideas and after considering all the evidence decided to produce one of the best cutting swords ever devised: The Indian Talwar.

Taking a cue from the most experienced Indian Swordsmen of the past, and the Pindari chief of old, Amir Khan,

The blade is hand forged from tough 1090 Carbon steel and features a razor edge. The hilt is equally well made. Fashioned from brass with an intricately decorated surface, it offers short, thick quillons, a single knuckle bow and the traditional dish shaped pommel to lock in your hand.

Supplied with an excellent scabbard made of wood covered in black leather and capped at either end with a thick brass throat and chape, our Indian Talwar is a ferociously effective cutting sword that will serve you well.

Cold Steel Talwar - Improved Handle

Product Code: CS-88EITB

Cold Steel Talwar - Improved Handle

Specifications

  Imperial Metric
Weight 37.92oz 1.08kg
Blade Length 28¾" 73.0cm
Handle 5.12" 13.0cm
Handle Details Brass
Steel Carbon Steel - 1090
Overall 33.88" 86.1cm
Scabbard Leather

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Price

279.95 / 307.94

(Including VAT at 20%)