This gladius is a replica of an original from the 1stcentury AD found in the Rhineland. The gladius from the Pompeii type was used by the legions of imperial Rome. Examples are found all over Europe and Northern Africa.
This gladius is 64,5 cm long, with a blade of 46 cm long and 5 cm wide. The hilt is made of wood. The sword weighs 850 to 1000 grams.
Length: 64.5 cm;
Blade length: 46 cm;
Grip length: 7.3 cm;
Weight: 850 g;
Steel type: Spring steel (DIN 54SiCr6) hardness 53 HRC;
Edge: blunt (3 mm, battle-ready) / Razor sharp;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
Suitable for re-enactment and martial arts. The blade is handmade and tempered, using traditional forging techniques. The razor sharp version is suitable for cutting tests. When using the sharpening service, the return right and warranty expires. 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.
This product has a two year warranty. Click here for more information.
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