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Reagh Greenleaf Jr.




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PostPosted: Sun 26 May, 2013 10:29 am    Post subject: For Sale: AT/CF 2103 custom leaf blade with scabbard         Reply with quote

This listing is marked SOLD and is no longer available


Hi all,
I have an 8 month old baby, a wedding in two weeks, and I just lost my job. I need to part with one of my prized possessions to make ends meet for my family. Your help is appreciated:

Sword and Scabbard: $1300.00 CONUS, shipping included, via PayPal

Sword details:
Purchased from Christian Fletcher 1/26/2006
Info on invoice:
MS-2103: AT-2103 Leafblade
Guard 6: Type 6 Guard, curved
Antique: Antiqued fittings hilt
Heavy cord: Heavy corded grip, brown
Original purchase price in 2006: $565.00

Sword specs/condition (approx.):
OAL: 38"
blade length: 29.75"
hilt length: 8"
grip length: 6"
COP: at widest part of blade (approx. 19-20")
POB: approx. 5"
Steel/finish: Angus Trim standard: 5160, differentially heat-treated, sharp!
Assembly: recessed hex nut.
Hilt finish: original 'antiquing' came off when I polished the hilt-furniture. Currently, medium-bright polished steel.

A very well balanced cutting sword with good point for thrust.
Sold back when SFI had their 'museum store' (hence, 'MS-2103' in item name). They were marketing these as Tameshigiri certified (for test cutting on tatami).

Excellent/good condition:
Straight as an arrow, no warps or twists. Excellent flex and stiffness.
Dry handled only with the following minor cosmetic flaws:
-- slight surface pitting on one side of blade near POB, and 2-3 other small spots.
-- minute ding in edge near tip which has been 90% sharpened/polished away.
-- minor cosmetic tarnish/pitting in a few spots on the hilt furniture.
I include these details because I am extremely conscious/nick-picky about things I purchase.
This sword is in at least as good condition as most swords you would buy new.
It is in about 90-95% condition of when it arrived seven years ago - minor flaws are cosmetic only. The sword is rock-solid, with a high quality custom scabbard by me. This sword has traveled with me to Renaissance festivals throughout the country, and received much praise and admiration.

I will include the original paid invoice if you ever have any guarantee/warranty issues with AT/CF, and for collectible documentation.
The sword and scabbard will ship in the original hard gun-case I received it in, insured up to the total sale price.
I will also include an Allen wrench of the correct size for the hex-nut assembly.

Scabbard:
Design, tooling, assembly and finishing by Reagh Greenleaf Jr., completed in 2009. Original oak-leaf/interlace motif; triscele and crescent moon design at throat; Horned God w/oak leaf beard design at chape. 50+ hours of design and handcrafting.
Welt construction, waxed linen stitching, beeswax burnished edges, simple belt frog.
Retail price (time and materials): $650.00

Total price:
Normally, I would ask for significantly higher than my purchase price of the sword, since AT/CF are no longer working together, and no one can get Angus Trim-made swords in any reasonable sort of turn-around time. However, due to the less than 110% new condition, and the fact that I really need the money for my family, I'll call it $650 for the sword and $650 for the scabbard:
$1300.00 USD

Possibly open to bargaining, or small amount of trade depending on what you have to offer. I mostly need the cash.
Thanks, hope to hear from you.
Reagh



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Original photo from Christian Fletcher (once appeared on his website). Antiquing on hilt has been polished away.

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Reagh Greenleaf Jr.




Location: Vermont, USA
Joined: 10 Jun 2005

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PostPosted: Mon 27 May, 2013 5:25 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

This listing is marked SOLD and is no longer available


Send PM to discuss price; also willing to ship internationally - which may affect price.
Thanks

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