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Our medieval spear has a steel hand-forged head that is approx. 275 mm long. Its overall length is approx 172 cm. The other end has also metal fitting. The shaft is approx. 300 thick. The overall weight is only about 500g, so it is really suitable for throwing.
This medieval Spear (or dart if you like) was commonly used by light infantry groups. They were the distinctive weapons of the Spanish Almogavars (class of soldiers from the Crown of Aragon) against the Muslims occupying the country in the 13th-14th C. This piece in particular is based on an original dated circa 1200, found at Alcoy in the community of Valencia (Spain) and has similarities with African weapons of different age, which may mean to be the a Muslim weapon. This hurled light weapons were widely used by foot troops, horse soldiers and even by horse soldiers, as documented in period chronicles.
If you want to wear un-padded leather gloves in the gauntlets, order both in the same size (in your case size 9). With padded leather gloves we recommend to order the gauntlets always one size higher (so in your case 10). If you discover that the goods do not fit after receiving it, you can exchange it for free. You only pay the shipping costs.