Dragoons were the spearhead of every 17th and 18th century army. Dragoons were heavy infantry troops that moved around very quickly on horseback. Around the 2nd half of the 18th century the dragoons started to function more and more as a cavalry brigade after which they formed the heavy armed cavalry division of the European armies.
This type of sabre can be used both on horseback and afoot. The grip had a large basket that not only protected the hand but also provided a better balance. This basket hilted broadsword has a typical Scottish basket. The basket can be completely detached for maintenance. The blade is made of EN45 steel with 0,55% carbon, 1,75% silicon, 0,75% manganese, 0,05% sulphur and 0,05% phosphorus. It has a Rockwell hardness of HRC 52 ? 54 and it is popular as a battle sword in the re-enactment world.This sword is made in Scotland.
Length: 92.5 cm;
Blade length: 76 cm;
Grip length: 16.5 cm;
Blade width at guard: 3.4 cm;
Weight: 1250 g;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 52-54 HRC;
Edge: blunt (3 mm, battle-ready) / Razor sharp;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
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 five year warranty. Click here for more information.
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