This rapier is a replica of a German original from 1630. Rapiers like this were mainly made between 1590 and the 1st half of the 17th century. This type of rapier is a much occurring model, originals like this are nowadays part of the collections of i.a. the Army Museum in Delft, the Royal Armouries in Leeds, the Wallace Collection in London, Museé de l?Armeé in Paris and the Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam.
This rapier has a hilt with a straight, at the end conical evolving cross-guard. The sword is patinated so you can hardly tell it apart from a genuine antique sword.
Its length is 115 cm with a blade of 98 cm and weighs 1090 grams.
It is provided with a side ring and two finger rings for extra protection of the hand while stabbing. The blade is made of carbon steel with a Scale of Rockwell hardness of HRC 54-56.
This rapier is custom made.
This sword is designed for longetivity by using more advanced forging techniques and paying extra attention to weight and flexibility. The razor sharp version is suitable for intensive cutting tests.
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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