SWORD OF THE WITCHKING (UC1266) by United Cutlery The Witchking's sword was built by armourers of the dark land of Mordor. This evil and ancient sword is wielded by the Witchking, leader of the nine Ringwraiths, the indestructible and relentless shadow servants of Sauron. They were once mortal kings of men that Sauron corrupted with his Ring of Power. Also called Dark Riders or the Nazgul, they can sense when the One Ring is near and can see the Ringbearer clearly when he puts it on. This officially licensed reproduction sword from the The Lord of the Rings trilogy is the sword of the leader of the nine Ringwraiths known as the Nazgul. Once mortal and a king in his own right, the Witch King was corrupted by the power of the One Ring and now serves the evil dark lord Sauron. This sword measures 54 5/8" overall, and offers a 39 3/4" tempered 420 stainless steel blade. The hilt features a genuine leather-wrapped handgrip with solid metal cross guard and pommel in an antique metal finish. This item includes a 10" x 14-3/4" x 3/4" wood display plaque,with silkscreen Nazgul designs, hardware, instructions and a parchment certificate of authenticity.
• Overall Length: 54 5/8" • Blade Length: 39 3/4" • Grip: 11" • Point of Balance: 3 3/8" • Weight: 5 lbs 4.5 oz • Officially Licensed Product: This collectible is a licensed “Lord of the Rings” product produced by United® Cutlery.
The Nazgūl wore their rings long enough that their physical forms faded until they had become entirely invisible to mortal eyes. They assumed visible form only with their black robes. During the assault on Minas Tirith, the leader of The Nine, the Witch-king of Angmar, casts back his hood to reveal a crown, but the head it rests on is invisible. While wearing the One Ring, Frodo perceives them as pale figures, robed in white, wearing crowns and with "haggard hands". In The Fellowship of the Ring they were armed with steel swords, while the Witch-king wielded a Morgul blade that could turn its victim into a wraith