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For Sale: some swords, weapons and other bits of kit

Postby KeithFarrell » 09 Sep 2012 17:16

I'm looking to sell a few of my old bits of re-enactment kit so that I can buy some new toys :) so, the following is a list of items with a price that I would like to get for each of them in an ideal world. Of course, this isn't an ideal world, so if you feel like bartering me down then give me a fair price for what you think you can pay for them and let's negotiate.

- sharp re-enactment messer - sold!
- Armour Class single handed Norman sword - sold!
- Rus Viking hat - sold!
- flanged mace - sold!

- Scramaseax by Bob Davies. Blunt and safe for re-enactment combat. It cost £60 new, has been somewhat used but still in very good condition, I made a leather sheath for it myself; I would ask £50 for this in an ideal world.

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- Hand axe by an Indian company. Blunt and safe for re-enactment combat. It cost me something like £30 on eBay and has been used a few times, but is still in reasonable condition. I would ask for £20 for this in an ideal world.

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- Butted chainmail byrnie I made myself a long time ago when I was learning the basics of the craft. Thick and heavy rings, took me eight months to put it together. It has been worn a few times and a few of the rings are beginning to turn a little orange, but a brief wipe over with something rough would sort that quickly. In an ideal world I would like £100 for it.

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- Blue inkle weave. I traded for this at a re-enactment event a while back; the length is 2m 80cm. In an ideal world I would like £15 for it.

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- Quite a large reindeer skin in very good condition. It measures 120cm by 80 cm at its widest parts. In an ideal world I would like £80 for it.

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- Blue silk shirt, somewhat Viking in style. It would fit a small male, or a reasonably sized child. The silk is quite nice and the stitching is quite good - I sewed it all by hand myself when I was learning the craft. However, the pattern isn't quite right - it would do for a child in a re-enactment group, or perhaps as a showpiece for school visits or something along those lines. In an ideal world I would like £50 for it.

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If you would like to make me an offer for what you think would be reasonable for one or more of these items then we can discuss the issue - I welcome offers that you think you can afford easily that are reasonable for me as well.

I am posting these items on LivingHistory.co.uk, the Schola Gladiatoria forum and (what I am allowed to post) on eBay. It will be much cheaper if you PM me about it here ;-)
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Re: For Sale: some swords, weapons and other bits of kit

Postby KeithFarrell » 17 Sep 2012 16:54

The messer, Norman sword, mace and the Rus hat have been sold.
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