MACLEOD HIGHLANDER LETTER OPENER (211355) SZCO Clan MacLeod traces its ancestry back to the 13th century, remaining one of the well-known clans of the Scottish Highlands. Of course this Highlander MacLeod Letter Opener makes a wonderful collector piece of movie memorabilia for fans of the Highlander movies and TV series, yet it can have equal historic value and appeal to anyone interested in Scottish history from which many of the movie's authentic story elements were inspired. This Scottish letter Opener displays the Scottish MacLeod name in the center of the guard, surrounded by twin dragon designs made popular by the movie. More dragon artwork appears on the matching scabbard, giving a detailed and prop accurate look to this blade and scabbard set. This Highland blade has a black nylon fiber grip, and its detailed metal guard and fittings are crafted from zinc alloy that are given an antiqued brass tone. The tapering double edged blade is constructed of maintenance free stainless steel and carries blunt yet relatively sharp edges; perfect for orchestrating quick parrying moves to cut those pesky bills and solicitations wide open. When it comes to winning houses, cars, and vacation cruises from suspicious envelopes that auspiciously fly across your desk, mystical encounters that question and challenge your very position in this life, this Highlander Letter Opener is the tool for gaining the edge to such perilous undertakings. As movie legend tells us "There can only be One"; and the winner of "the prize" should be you!
•Overall length: 11 3/4" •Blade length: 8" •Blade Width: 13/16" •Overall In Scabbard: 13 3/4" •Blade:Double edged Stainless Steel •Grip: Plastic Simulated Wire Wrap • Hilt & Scabbard Fittings: Zinc Alloy • Opener Weight: 5.0 oz. • Total Weight in Scabbard: 7.0 oz.
• Each Letter Opener Comes in a 4-color 4 1/4" x 14 3/4 x 1" gift box with an orange silken inner-liner. Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece
Connor Macleod Connor MacLeod was born in 1518AD. 18 years later in 1536, he is "killed" in a battle with another clan, the Frasers, by a black knight called the Kurgan, but Connor somehow recovers. In 1541, Juan Sanchez Villa-Lobos Ramirez (Chief Metallurgist to King Charles the Fifth) finds him and tells him that he is Immortal. Ramirez tells him that he is a member of a group of people who are Immortal and are involved in something called The Game. Over the centuries, they will all be drawn toward a far-away place by "the quickening" where they will chop off each other's heads until there is only one left. This Immortal will win The Prize (mortality, plus they know what everyone on earth is thinking and feeling). Connor ends up in New York in 1985, where he and the Kurgan end up being the last two Immortals. There can be only one. In a grand climactic scene, with lots of water, pyrotechnics and broken glass, Connor wins. The Highlander Letter Opener replicates in miniature the sword Connor originally had before meeting Ramirez and realizing he was immortal. He left this sword behind in the highlands of Scotland as a grave marker for his beloved wife Heather when she died.