This gladius is a replica of a gladius Mainz type. Swords like these are used from the 1st century BC to the 2nd century AD. The original is nowadays part of the collection of the British Museum in London.
The sword is 74 cm long, with a blade of 53 cm long. The hilt is made of bone and wood. The sword weighs 1,4 kg and comes with a scabbard made of iron and brass. The scabbard is decorated with Roman symbols.
Length: 74 cm;
Blade length: 53 cm;
Grip length: 21 cm;
Blade width at guard: 8 cm;
Weight: 1400 g;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 48 HRC;
Tang construction: Volledige tangconstructie inclusief pommel;
Grip wrapping: Bone, 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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