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Sa'ar Nudel




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PostPosted: Mon 30 Mar, 2009 4:25 am    Post subject: Crusader sword         Reply with quote

I had the opportunity to handle this sword in person. Though appears to the eye as in "relic condition" it is very much alive, the blade can be flexed to 30-40 degrees and it springs back to true.
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=9393



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Ian Hutchison




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PostPosted: Mon 30 Mar, 2009 7:37 am    Post subject: Re: Crusader sword         Reply with quote

Sa'ar Nudel wrote:
I had the opportunity to handle this sword in person. Though appears to the eye as in "relic condition" it is very much alive, the blade can be flexed to 30-40 degrees and it springs back to true.
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=9393


Very nice. I'm suprised reading the linked thread to see that not many have been found in the area.

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Sa'ar Nudel




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PostPosted: Mon 30 Mar, 2009 1:12 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Indeed, only a handfull. Arrowheads aside, found by thousands.
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