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Greenman for all Seasons Set of Plaques
Intricate classical designs of the mythical Greenman bring the four seasons to life and are attractive decorator accents. The four seasons plaques feature a different Greenman on each, surrounded by the appropriate foliage. Each is lightly hand washed with subtle color suitable for its season. 5-/8" diameter, cold cast resin. Available as a set of 4 Greenmen only, not available for individual sale.
Spanish Swordsmanship VHS Volumes 1 & 2
Closeout, Was $60, Now $39!
This introductory video set is designed to present the Spanish School of Swordsmanship, La Verdadera Destreza
, in a simple basic form so that it is comprehensible to the modern swordsman training without a master. It will provide you the most fundamental elements of the Spanish School of Swordsmanship so that as potential Diestros, you may practice basic skills, techniques, and drills so that at the end of your basic practice you may begin to engage in light assaults.
Based upon the texts of Spanish masters Don Jeronimo Sanchez de Carranza and Don Luis Pacheco de Narvaez, La Verdadera Destreza is an instructional guide to the correct combative fighting style of the Spanish School of Swordsmanship gleaned from over twenty years of research and study of the historical Spanish treatises by Maestro Ramon Martinez and his partner, Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Martinez.
Contents of Volume 1 include instruction and drills covering:
- Weapon and Blade Selection
- Proper Grip
- Positions of the Hand
- The Stance - Afirmarse
- Footwork - Compases
- Blade Actions - Atajo, Cambio de Atajo, and Oppositions
- Developing Sensitivity - Tacto
Contents of Volume 2 include:
- Cuts - Arrebatar, Media Tajo, Mandoble
- Thrusts - Estocadas
- Defensive Blade Actions - Desvios
- Dagger Selection and Grip
- Attack and Defense with Rapier & Dagger
Electrical Telegraph Finger Tapper Ring
Discontinued by Vendor, few remain!
The J-32m Electrical Telegraph Finger Tapper is an early precursor to the modern mobile communications revolution. This model of straight key Morse transmitter was eventually developed into its famous latter-day US military desk standard. Tri-tone pewter with articulated 'tapper' mechanism. Made in England. Order mens sizes 10 or 12.
"The Sword In Anglo-Saxon England" book
This inclusive book by Hilda Ellis Davidson covers a large range of data on the development of the sword during this transition period in English history. Using both archaeological as well as literary references, it is explores the significance of the sword as a symbol and a weapon. Soft cover. 6-1⁄4" x 9-1⁄4". 259 pages. Black & white illustrations.
"The Art Of Cookery in the Middle Ages"
This fascinating book by Terence Scully goes into great detail describing how food was prepared and served during the Middle Ages. With thousands of recipes from the period, it even goes into regional and seasonal foods. Soft cover, 9" by 6", 276 pages.