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That the japanese arts should possess both utility and beauty is one of their greatest achievements the tsuba, one of the earliest parts of the japanese sword, was originally almost purely utilitarian, being the instrument that protected the fist from the opponent’s blade, sliding after a parry. Our unique inventory of spans all types edged weapons and antique swords for sale from japanese swords to german daggers to modern production knives, we have something for everyone our entire edged weapon inventory is constantly and carefully grown and curated, so please check back frequently for new items. A bastard sword or hand and a half sword is a combination of a long 2 hand sword and a regular sword it cuts and thrusts with speed and additional power can be employed by using the pommel as a grip for a 2 hand strike.