i just found this on the comfort zone.
it got worse.
My Iron Giant poster being released by Mondo today at NYCC.
You can see the variant edition here.
A rapier, manufactured in the mid-19th century by the technology of the old masters as a gift to one high-ranking person. Such exceptionally flexible rapiers were made in Toledo in the beginning of 17th century. They were sold in gun shops and coiled in a circle to show its flexible properties.