A beautiful gladius with a decorated pommel and cross-guard, wooden grip and patinated steel finish. This makes the gladius look really antique and the patina layer makes the weapon easy to maintain. This is a classic replica of the Roman gladius: the weapon of war of the Roman legionaries. The gladius comes with a sheath with belt loop and a certificate of authenticity.
The Battlecry line of historical swords, daggers and axes was designed in collaboration with John Clements. John has unsurpassed knowledge of historical fencing and medieval and Renaissance fighting methods. All items are hand-forged by the forgery of Windlass Steelcrafts of high quality 1065 tempered carbon steel and are strong and resilient. The swords have an extra wide full tang and all weapons are sharp and suitable for cutting tests.
Each model has been put through rigorous physical testing to exceed industry standards. These battle tested weapons have a patinated finish which makes them look even more authentic and historical. Each weapon is individually inspected at every step of the manufacturing process, and only after passing the inspection do they receive the blacksmith's mark on the blade. Each weapon is delivered including a certificate, signed by all craftsmen who have worked on the weapon. Also included is a matching scabbard and, if applicable, a swordfrog.
Material: 1065 tempered carbon steel
Hardness: 50 HRC
Edge: razor sharp
Total length: 73,66 cm / 29"
Blade length: 53,98 cm / 21-1/4"
Blade width: 6,19 cm / 2-7/16"
Weight: 0,907 kg / 2 lbs
Including scabbard & certificate of authenticity
Based on a historical original
Transport weight (gram): 2000 *
We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your weapons regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper. Remove burrs with a whetstone. Make sure you have removed all burrs before using a battle-ready weapon, as they can cause wounds.
Maintenance & care
Just as with weaponry, you can care for your shoes and leatherware by applying a little Ballistol after cleaning. This prevents the leather from drying out.
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The parcel of this item will be labelled: “Warning, sharp content. Please only deliver to adults (18+).”