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Historical copy vs. fantasy creation
This article does not properly differentiate between copies of historical swords and ornamental artwork in the fantasy genre. If anyone could properly sort out the meanings, that would be much appreciated --Anon
This article is only about wallhangers
This article is only about wallhangers, and how far they are removed from acual historical swords. This is ofcourse a nice warning for people wanting to buy a sword replica and looking on wikipedia for some advise. It is however not a good discription of the full range of replicas. This article thus needs reworking and expanding to also cover historically correct replicas. Bobby Siecker —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 15:48, 24 October 2009 (UTC)
The article mentions fencing swords, and lists to Albion Swords. It makes clear that if you have USD 1500–3000 to burn you will get much more than a "wallhanger". But that also for USD 500–600 you will get fencing swords that are unsightly but robust. I would claim that the Paul Chen "practical" line is the actual opposite of a "wallhanger", as they are absolutely ugly but can serve in training for years. --dab (𒁳) 12:28, 4 May 2010 (UTC)
I suppose the prices are of interest like for any other commercial product. The ranges given are mere order-of-magnitude figures, so that the difference between USD:EUR (say, 70%–75%) isn't really relevant, but I am sure this can be improved. --dab (𒁳) 12:26, 4 May 2010 (UTC)