The Grosses Messer or large knife was mainly used in the 14th and 16th century in Germany. Because it was a relatively cheap sword mostly the common people fought with it and besides they used it for daily life.
Swords like this were used by German Landsknechten in the 14th and 15th century. The length of this sword is 73 cm with a blade of 57 cm and a cross-guard of 16 x 5 cm.
Length: 73 cm;
Blade length: 57 cm;
Grip length: 16 cm;
Blade width at guard: 5 cm;
Weight: 1300 g;
Steel type: Spring steel (DIN 54SiCr6) 48-50 HRC;
Edge: Blunt (3 mm battle-ready)
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather;
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.