The main-gauche was a parrying dagger that was worn in the left hand (main gauche is French for left hand) and was used combined with a duelling sword like the rapier in the right hand.
This main-gauche has a length of 55 cm with a blade of 39 cm and a cross-guard with a width of 12 cm. The cross-guard is bent so it is perfectly suited for blocking the enemy weapon and parrying it to the ground. The dagger is available with a blunt (battle-ready) or sharp edge; with a rounded (battle-ready) or sharp tip and with a grip covered with un-dyed leather, red leather, brown leather, black leather.
Length: 55 cm;
Blade length: 39 cm;
Grip length: 16 cm;
Weight: 650 g;
Steel type: spring steel (DIN 54SiCr6) 48-50 HRC;
Edge: 3 mm (battle-ready) / semi-sharp / sharp;
Tang construction: full tang construction;
Grip: wood, leather;
Based on a historic original: yes;
Transport weight: 1000 *
This item 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.
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.