17 cen Italian Rapier

A beautifully executed 17th Century rapier with a very complex hilt and faceted pommel. The grip is hand wound with silver plated wire with woven wire wreathes at both ends. The hand forged, high carbon steel, fully tempered blade features a wide fuller to lighten and strengthen it for thrusting and the heavy ricasso provides extra strength to the main stress area. The blade features a fine point, so it excels at thrusting. The top quality, genuine leather scabbard features deeply engraved floral patterns on the throat and tip. This type of sword was deadly effective as a duelling weapon. This 17th Century Italian Rapier was designed by Bruce Brookhart and dedicated to his friend, Hank Reinhardt. More information...

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17th Century Italian Rapier

Please note: This is just an ornamental item, not intended for real use!

  • Total length approx. 1135mm
  • Blade length incl. ricasso approx. 965mm
  • Length of the crossguard in the basket hilt approx. 244mm
  • Width of the blade at the basket approx. 19.6mm
  • Thickness of the blade at the basket approx. 4.2mm
  • The blade edge is not razor-sharp, but is not quite blunt. The striking edge is approx. 1.0mm thick
  • Into the blade with diamond cross-section is milled approx. 530mm long and approx. 3mm wide fuller
  • Ricasso approx. 75mm long
  • Handle length, distance between the guard and pommel approx. 97mm
  • Handle including grasping over the pommel approx. 113mm
  • The blade tang is riveted at the end into a hollow cylinder of approx. 9mm in length and approx. 12.6mm in diameter
  • The basket bars are made of approx. 4mm thick wire
  • Width of the blade 10cm off its point approx. 11.9mm
  • Thickness of the blade 10cm off its point approx. 3.8mm
  • The PoB is located at the transition from the ricasso into the blade, approx. 15mm off the basket
  • Weight of rapier approx. 1206 g
  • Weight of the sheath approx. 260 g

The specifications may slightly vary from item to item.

A high-quality product made by Windlass Steelcrafts®

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