This wide rapier is a replica of an original from 1590 AD. The original is presumably made in Dresden. Swords like this were a development of the Oakeshott type XIX swords, but they have all characteristics of a rapier. Comparable originals are part of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Swords like this were primarily made for stabbing, but they could also be used for slashing and for warding off enemy weapons. This rapier is provided with a hilt with an S-shaped cross-guard and two side rings. Its length is 104 cm, it has a blade of 79,5 cm and a grip of 20 cm. The sword weighs approx. 1,2 kg.
This rapier is custom made.
Suitable for re-enactment and martial arts. The razor sharp version is suitable for cutting tests. The blade is handmade and tempered, using traditional forging techniques.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.
This product has a two year warranty. Click here for more information.
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