The Pappenheimer rapier was a frequently used weapon, for example in the Thirty Years War (1618-1648). It was light, flexible and could both slash and stab easily. The Pappenheimer is named after Gottfried Heinrich zu Pappenheim, whose army often used this weapon.
This is a replica of a German Pappenheimer rapier. This rapier is delivered including a scabbard of wood covered with leather. Its length is 103 cm, it has a blade with a length of 80 cm and its maximum width is 4,3 cm. Weight without scabbard: 1,9 kg.
Length: 103 cm;
Blade length: 80 cm;
Grip length: 23 cm;
Blade width at guard: 4.3 cm;
Weight: 1900 g;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 48 HRC;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Brass, Steel wire;
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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