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Source for Bronze age swords & axes

Postby finnobreanan on Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:47 pm

Dave Mooney recently alerted me to a new source for Bronze Age swords, axes, and other items. These look VERY impressive:
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Re: Source for Bronze age swords & axes

Postby Cathal on Tue Dec 07, 2010 3:39 pm

EXTREMELY impressive!!! :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: Source for Bronze age swords & axes

Postby Dave Mooney on Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:04 pm

I'm still damp anyway.

It's gonna be a lean 2011 what with the budget and sword buying 8o
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Re: Source for Bronze age swords & axes

Postby the_power on Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:26 pm

My delivery from Neil arrived today. They truely are things of beauty. The sword is a replica of a find from Co. Down, I believe, with a fresh-looking oak handle. There were a few things that differentiated Neil from other reenactment suppliers I've used.

* He understood that I needed some work urgently, for a display
* He could advise me on what it should look like etc.
* He told me when he'd start work, and roughly when he'd be done (i.e. 3 days, it'd take a day of work)
* He contacted me via instant-message to let me know he was starting work, one day ahead of schedule
* He sent the item via registered post, and got me a tracking number
* It arrived very securely and sensibly packaged in a heavy postal tube
* The pieces look great, ready to rock

I can't recommend Neil enough, and I intend making use of him in future as I build out my bronze-age kit.

Irish Bronze sword, based on a find from Co. Down, by Neill Burridge
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Irish Bronze Spearhead, by Neill Burridge
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Re: Source for Bronze age swords & axes

Postby redneckjedi on Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:28 pm

I own an (unfinished) Ewart Park blade and a spear from this guy. Very nice stuff...
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