The grosses Messer or large knife was mainly used in Germany in the 15th and 16th century. Because it was a relatively cheap sword middle class men usually fought with it and besides they used it for daily life. The Kriegsmesser was the bigger brother of the Grosses Messer and it had the approx. length of a one-and-half-handed sword.
Swords like this were used by i.a. Landsknechten. The length of this sword is 112 cm with a blade of 84 cm and a cross-guard of 26 cm. The cross-guard has a small plate to protect the hand.
This sword is custom made.
Suitable for re-enactment and martial arts. The razor sharp version is suitable for cutting tests. The blade is handmade and tempered, using traditional forging techniques.
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.
This product has a two year warranty. Click here for more information.
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