Tinker Pearce Blunt Bastard Sword - SH2401 from Dark Knight Armoury Tinker Pearce Blunt Bastard Sword - SH2401 from Dark Knight Armoury

Tinker Pearce Blunt Bastard Sword

Tinker Pearce
Item #: SH2401
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Price: $255.20

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Like the longswords, these Bastard swords are based on the Oakeshott Type XVIIIA and are designed so that both the sharp and blunt versions will perform identically in the hand, offering the possibility of sparring and cutting with swords that feel and respond in exactly the same way. The sharp blade is produced in two slightly different versions, one diamond-sectioned throughout its length and the other almost identical but fullered for about one third of its length. The blunt has a longer, broader fuller to compensate for the added edge thickness. The tip of the blunt is sufficiently flexible to provide an adequate level of safety. Wheel-type pommels are sized to provide a grip for the second hand when required, and the straight tapering cross provides excellent hand protection.

Designed by noted sword smith Michael Tinker Pearce and manufactured by Hanwei, these bastard swords have been are made to satisfy the need of every Western Martial Arts practitioner and sword enthusiast, to have a matching set of sharp and blunt swords for cutting and safe training practice. The swords meet Tinker`s exacting quality requirements and are built in much the same way as his custom pieces. Each blade is forged from 5160 Spring Steel, Marquenched to the desired hardness of 50-53 Hrc while the tang is drawn back to the low 30s Hrc. The very end of the tang is threaded to fit an allen nut recessed into the pommel which allows for dismantling of the hilt assembly for inspection or to exchange blades if needed.

Made by Hanwei.

Key Features:

  • 5160 Marquenched Spring Steel
  • Dismountable
  • Tinker approved
  • Functional Sword


  • Overall Length: 42.75 Inches
  • Blade Length: 33.375 Inches
  • Handle Length: 9.375 Inches
  • Weight: 2 lbs. 6 oz.
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