Gladius Roman Sword European Sword 1095 High Carbon Steel Functional Sharp--Ryan1223




Item Introduction

The Gladius was a sword popularized by the Legions at the height of Roman Empire. It is a double-edge sword with a sharp, tapering tip. It was a very effective close-quarter weapon which very well complements the fighting style of the Roman legions. It is well suited for thrusting, stabbing, slashing and chopping. Historical accounts of various forms of gladius indicate that its blade lenght ranges from around 18 to 28 inches. The handle had ridges to provide better grip and ended in a knob. In order to protect the tip from chipping, the front part of the tip is unsharp to maintain the thickness.

Overall Length : 68cm / 26.7" Blade Length : 50cm / 19.7"
Handle Length : 18cm / 7" Blade Width : 4cm
Blade Thickness : 6mm Blade : 1095 High Carbon Steel
Accessory : Brass Sheath : Huali Wood
Weight wihtout sheath : 0.9kg/2.0lb

Notes:
1) The tip area is designed to be unsharp.

2) Our products are 100% handmade, so specification varies slightly from sword to sword. We appreciate your understanding.

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