This Roman pilum is made after a 3rdcentury original, as used by the early legionaries, hastati and principes. In the time of Marius the entire legion was armed with these weapons. After the pilum hit a target, the spearhead bended, so that the spear couldn?t be thrown back.
The shaft of the pilum has a shaft cap. The length of the pilum is 215 cm and it is wrapped around with cord. It weighs 2,2 kg and consists of 2 parts. It is made of wood and steel.
This item cannot be shipped to countries outside the EU due to its length.
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.
Tip: How to adjust the finish of your armour and weaponry
Luxurious (polished)- polish the steel with metal polish or toothpaste. You can even give the item a mirror-like polish. Test on a small surface first!
Handmade (matte)- soak the steel in cola for 40 minutes to 20 hours. Check regularly and treat with black sandpaper.
Antique (patinated) leave the steel to rust for some time in a damp environment, preferably outside. Remove the red layer of rust, to reveal the corroded top layer.
Please note. After finishing the product yourself, the warranty and return right expire. Celtic WebMerchant is not responsible for the obtained result.