askmrtanman32 asked:

Hey, I live in Newcastle New South Wales and want to get into larp, unfortunately, I have been unsuccessful in finding a group that is nearby and am considering making my own, but i thought I should ask you if you knew any in my viscinaty?

hey mate, I dont know of any down that way unfortunately :[ Hopefully one of my followers will though! 

art-of-swords:

European Rapier 

  • Dated: 16th century
  • Culture: North European
  • Measurements: overall lenght 106cm; handle lenght 14cm

The handle of the sword is comprised of a steel wrap and has a tulip shaped pommel while the quillons have an interesting feature with snake heads and a guard of flattened steel which curves down. The ricasso has the maker’s mark and is fitted with a tapering blade of diamond section.

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