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Vision -The Tauber XVIIIb Longsword with Scabbard- Collaboratively Crafted by Angus Trim and Valiant Armoury

SKU: VS-700_with_Scabbard Categories: , , Brand:
(2 customer reviews)

$1,694.95

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The Valiant Armoury X Angus Trim Vision is a collaborative effort between famed swordmakers Angus Trim and Valiant Armoury. Models will be released in limited batches. After a production run, the model will not be available again for another 12 to 24 months. There are no pre-orders for these items.

Vision creates premium, entirely made in the USA swords that meld Trim’s magnificently optimized performance blades with the hilt design, robust construction and superior leatherwork that is the hallmark of Sonny and Zach Suttles at Valiant Armoury. The final product preserves the ideal blade harmonics and balance needed for each sword to perform to its fullest potential and is a heirloom-tier sword.

The blade is crafted from 5160 high carbon steel with a spring-tempered hardness of 51-53 HRc. The type XVIIIb blade is suitably rigid for this type of sword and is well suited to the cut and the thrust. It has a thickened base for durability and begins with a hexagonal cross-section which tapers gently to a diamond cross-section blade. A hot-peen construction that melds the blade and hilt together at the pommel gives it a very strong and lasting hilt construction. The crossguard and pommel are crafted from steel with an antiqued finish and the grip is carved from Poplar and tightly bound in brown leather to complete the sword.

The scabbard is not pictured but here are the details. The scabbard is handcrafted by Valiant Armoury, so you can expect their premium quality craftsmanship for this scabbard. It is a wood-core scabbard which is tightly bound in antiqued red leather and matched with an antiqued brown sword belt. Leather will be top-grain and high quality in the Valiant Armoury fashion. The protective chape and other fittings are of steel.

 

Overall Length45 1/8"
Blade Length35 1/8"
Weight2 lbs 13 oz
EdgeVery Sharp
Width45.8 mm
Thickness6.4 - 1.5 mm
PommelPeened
P.O.B.3 15/16"
Grip Length7 1/4"
Blade [5160 High Carbon Steel]
Class
ManufacturerVision
Country of OriginUSA

2 reviews for Vision -The Tauber XVIIIb Longsword with Scabbard- Collaboratively Crafted by Angus Trim and Valiant Armoury

  1. alientude

    Pretty much perfection in sword form! This sword is nimble, beautiful, a joy to hold and cut with, and everything you could hope for.

    My full review can be viewed on YouTube: https://youtu.be/DUe_pPC0YUs

  2. Jimmy Kalaitzidis

    This sword really is worth every penny. Excellent handling, weight and balance. It is beautiful in motion or on display. Valiant and Angus really hit it out of the park! and I love this collaboration! So sad (but wonderful) they are going so quickly i starting looking at The Strasbourg model but alas…sold out =(

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