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CS88WSLFM: 88WSLFM MAA LaFontaine Sword of War
Designed by noted swordsman Luke LaFontaine and bearing his name, the LaFontaine Sword of War combines elements of a 16th Century Sword of War with a Complex Hilt Longsword.
Not carried on a belt or baldric, rather it was held in hand, rested on the shoulder or simply carried by a manservant or page.
Designed primarily for battlefield combat, it was almost as big as a Zweihander or a Great Sword; with a long double edged blade, elaborate ring guards, counter guards and peaked quillons, a closed ricasso for looping a finger through the cross for added control, and a heavy counter-balancing pommel that made a fearsome weapon in its own right!
A versatile and complex weapon with many advantages that should be apparent to any Historical European Martial Artist, it was also a symbol of prestige that said much about the status and prowess of its wielder. Made in the Cold Steel signature Man at Arms style, the LaFontaine Sword of War features a 1050 Carbon Steel blade that has been deeply blued to an inky black sheen. The LaFontaine Sword of War is fully sharpened and supplied complete with a thick leather and steel scabbard.
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