Sign In

Shipping Policy

Any customers with separate shipping and billing addresses are subject to follow up contact. If no contact can be made, your order will be cancelled. Please understand that this policy is to protect our customers from fraud and theft.

Shipping costs are calculated automatically when you checkout. Orders to P.O. Boxes or military addresses require shipping via USPS.

Orders placed by 3:00pm EST will be shipped the same day. All orders shipped USPS (including Express) may take an additional business day to process and ship. We strongly recommend shipping UPS if you need guaranteed delivery by a certain date.

For our international customers, you must call or email after ordering to arrange for duties/customs and declarations before we will ship your order. USPS Express International shipments with declarations greater than $200, incur an additional $15.00 fee for postage/insurance.

Disclaimer

By placing an order the buyer represents that he or she is of legal age and that the products ordered will be used in a lawful manner. We assume no responsibility for any harm or injury resulting from the sale, trade, use or handling of any product purchased from us. 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 or use, of any item purchased. We are unable to provide refunds in the event that the package that you have ordered was seized by customs or other agencies. Consult your local and state laws before ordering if you are in doubt.

Home Products Prototype #000 Cane Sword Set

Price$14,995.00
Quantity add to cart

Prototype #000 Cane Sword Set

by Brend, Walter

SKU 1023095

Date Added 02/12/2021

# Available 1

Price $14,995.00

Overview

This Prototype #000 Cane Sword Set by Walter Brend features the Walterboro SC Logo. It has a mirror polished blade  with .242" blade stock and .913" blade depth, hidden tang construction. The handle and scabbard are made of matching wood and has a rubber end. Comes with a matching wooden cane with rubber end. Definitely one of a kind. Both come with cloth sword bags.

Both the sword and the cane have a rubber “foot”. The wood is teardrop shaped to function as a martial arts weapon by itself (without using the sword). You can see a (brass?) inlay at the end of both items with the initials of Earle Marvin (ERM) in it. The wood for both the sword and the cane has been picked in a way that they both look almost identical.

Walter Brend used to have a photo of Earl Marvin with the sword on his old website. He stated to the owners son at some point that the sword is worth $15,000

"We had 3 cane swords made by the famous Walter Brend. He specializes in combat knives mostly for military. These Cane Swords have wooden handles and sheaths. They look like a cane, but have a deadly and extremely sharp blade hidden inside. Very secret weapon, has rubber stubs at the bottom to appear like a real cane.These swords were made for the late Kyoshi Earle Marvin, a master in martial arts. Kyoshi was my father and his sword was the very first made. There are only 8 in the world and I have #00 and #02. #00 is in immaculate condition, never has been used for anything other than practice in the air. It's the lighter wood handle with matching case. #02 has been used and was restained.  Walter Brend stated that they are worth $15,000 per sword at least b/c only 8 exist. One (#01) was burned in a house fire, so not including these 2, there are only 5 left in existence."

Product Details

Blade Length 18

Overall Length 31.5

Closed Length 36.5

Weight (oz) 21.1

Source Previously owned

Additional Specs

Knife Type Has Sheath, Hidden Tang

Blade Material Unknown

Blade Details Straight Back

Handle Material Wood

Other Details Prototype

About the Maker

Brend, Walter

Walter Brend is a living legend in the knife industry. He's been grinding knives for nearly forty years and has gained a reputation for having some of the most intricate and most beautiful custom grind lines around. He specializes in tactical folders and fixed blades that are just the right combination of size, style, and of course functionality. After living in several states, Walter and his wife moved to rural McMinn County home and soon began turning out new styles for collectors in an expanded work shop. The shop is filled with different sized belt grinders and unique equipment needed to cut and finish his one-of-a kind creations. Several machines were designed by him and built by a specialty company. Along with constantly developing new and unique knife design styles, Walter also takes special orders from collectors who have their own ideas. Buyers in other countries often seek special creations, asking for both hunting and collectible knives. Walter said his most expensive weapon created was a sword that sold for $30,000 to a collector in China.

Related Items