This gladius is made after a gladius Pompeii type. Swords like these were used by the legions of imperial Rome. The gladius Claudius is called after emperor Tiberius Claudis Caesar Augustus Germanicus, the emperor that ordered the conquest of Britannia.
The sword is 74 cm long and has a wooden hilt. He weighs 1,1 kg and comes with a wooden scabbard, covered with leather and decorated with brass ornaments.
Length: 74 cm;
Blade length: 51 cm;
Grip length: 23 cm;
Blade width at guard: 5.2 cm;
Weight: 1100 g;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 48 HRC;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
This item is semi-sharp and designed for decorative purposes. It can be made razor sharp at a surcharge. When using the sharpening service, the return right and warranty expires. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
The blade of this sword can be blunted (2,5-3 mm) at a surcharge of €70,00. Please note: although the thickness will be the same as a battle-ready sword, the return right and warranty expires when using the blunting service. Please contact us if you wish to use the blunting service, or make a note at the last step of your shiopping cart. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
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.
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