The Lord Of The Rings : Anduril - The Master Swordsmith's Collection

$6,000.00 USD
Edition Size:
10
Dimensions:
53.1" (H x W x D)
135 cm
Weight:
5.0 lbs (2.3 kg)


Andúril - The Flame of the West

Forged by Elven smiths from the shards of Narsil in the last days of the Third Age of Middle-earth, Andúril both a sword and a symbol of hope, the glory and power of the ancient kings of men restored and born into battle in the glove of Aragorn, heir to the throne of Gondor.

Framed between devices of the sun and moon, Andúril bore Quenya inscriptions proclaiming its origin as Narsil, the blade that cut the Ring from Sauron's hand.

Andúril was designed by John Howe and made at Weta Workshop in New Zealand for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy by Weta's Master Swordsmith Peter Lyon.

Watch the swords being made!

Physical Specifications

  • Blade length: 40.9 inches (1040 mm)
  • Total length: 53.1 inches (1350 mm)
  • Weight: 4.9 lbs (2.25 kg)
  • Balance Point: 2.8 inches (70 mm) along the blade measured from the shoulders

PLEASE NOTE: minor variations may occur as this is a handmade sword.

What you will receive

Your sword will be carefully packed in a beautiful wooden display case for the safest possible delivery.

You will further receive a DVD about the making of the Master Swordsmith's collection, featuring interviews with Master Swordsmith Peter Lyon, Tolkien artist and illustrator John Howe and Weta Workshop's Creative Director, Richard Taylor.

A Certificate of Authenticity signed by Richard Taylor and Peter Lyon will also be enclosed.

Edition numbers will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Collecting matching numbers

The first person to secure an edition number by paying a deposit also earns the right to first refusal on the matching edition number on subsequent swords in The Master Swordsmith's Collection. 

Shipping

Freight costs will be finalised on confirmation of your order. Freight to the United States is approximately US$200.

Any Import Duties and Taxes due are the responsibility of the Purchaser.

Each sword is made to order and takes up to a month to produce by hand. Therefore the delivery lead time will be dependant on the number of orders placed prior to your order. Delivery will take up to 6 months.

There are no Weta Dollars available for this item, nor can Weta Dollars be used to purchase it.

Terms & Conditions

Because a sword is an edged weapon, please read this carefully.

By placing an order for a sword from Weta, you certify that you are under no restrictions of law that may prohibit or restrict your possession of edged weapons. It is the responsibility of the buyer, not the seller, to ascertain, and obey, all applicable local, state, federal and international laws in regard to the possession, and use, of any item purchased from Weta. We suggest that you consult your local authorities before ordering.

By placing an order, the buyer represents that the products ordered will be used in a lawful manner and that the he/she is of legal age. Weta will not be held liable for the misuse of any product purchased from us. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless either the company, its owners, investors, board members, and staff against any and all claims, demands, actions, or proceedings, resulting in injury, death or damages, losses, and/or liabilities, costs and expenses, including attorney fees, relating to or arising out of any claim asserted by you against the aforementioned companies.

© 2009 New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Tolkien Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc.

 

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Most useful user reviews

feastofrnds
23/12/09
Weta Collector
5 stars

Perfection

Just received "Anduril" and must say the blade is ground to absolute... Read more.

Just received "Anduril" and must say the blade is ground to absolute perfection by Peter. Not only is this a beautiful weapon but an absolute piece of art. For a two-hander this sword has great balance unlike most fantasy weapons which are too heavy to be considered usable. Thank you Peter and Weta. This is the crown of my collection! Hide.

2 of 2 people found this useful.

moonglum83
09/03/10
Weta Collector
5 stars

One Sword to Rule Them All

Stunning! As much faith as I had in Mr. Lyon, I... Read more.

Stunning! As much faith as I had in Mr. Lyon, I still did not expect to be this blown away. I own several high-end swords, including the Atlantean and Father's swords from Albion Armorers. I have never seen a blade like this. It came in a wooden "coffin", wrapped in a sleeve of linen, which was a nice touch. Taking the linen off to reveal the blade for the first time was quite an experience. In fact, when I first put my hand on the linen and felt the blade beneath, I could tell immediately that this blade was unlike anything I had experienced before. The depth of the grinds was just amazing, and you could feel it. Once you remove that linen, light dances off the contoured blade, and you really do have to see it in person to appreciate the quality and skill that went into this sword. I've never seen a blade ground so deeply. Not to mention the depth of the engraving down the fuller. Combine all that with the perfect satin-finish, and you get exactly what you see in the film when Aragorn first pulls Anduril from the scabbard. WOW! You've got to go back and watch that sceen in ROTK again. I also purchased the optional hero scabbard and belt. They are so raw and authentic. Truly the perfect compliment to the perfect sword. Weta workshop... you guys are the best! Hide.

3 of 3 people found this useful.

SkyRider
13/03/10
Weta Collector
5 stars

Simply Exquisite

The scabbard is fully lined carbon fiber and covered in leather. ... Read more.

The scabbard is fully lined carbon fiber and covered in leather. The hardware on it is handsomely hand forged, finished and fitted separately. The belt is made from two pieces of leather and precisely embossed, tooled, sewn and punched. The fit and finish of all of the hardware especially the tight tolerances of the buckles and swivels would make a watchmaker proud.

The word beautiful doesn’t begin to do the sword justice. The handle is leather wrapped, the blade is straight, true and the finish almost glows. The Elvish runes aren’t etched but stamped into the blade and pommel. The balance point is right at the hilt and when held with hands on either side of the hilt, the sword feels almost neutral. It is quite easy to maneuver making it a formidable weapon. It is a phenomenal example of the Swordsmith’s craft. Hide.

2 of 2 people found this useful.