Main Gauche with blade breakers, 16th century

The Renaissance main-gauche (French for "left hand) was used mainly to assist in defence by parrying incoming thrusts, while the dominant hand wields a rapier or similar longer weapon intended for one-handed use. The blade of this Main Gauche has a 12cm-long-ricasso and two U-shaped, approx. 52mm deep notches (so-called. blade breaker). The blade is made from 5mm thick tempered spring steel and is sharp ground!

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Main gauche with blade breakers, 16th century

  • Overall length approx. 61 cm
  • Blade length approx. 45,5 cm
  • Guard width approx. 20 cm
  • Weight approx. 915 g

Important note: This Main Gauche is available in the original version with a sharp blade only. Its use in combat or theatrical performances is extremely dangerous. For this reason, it is offered as a decorative item for collectors e.g. It is NOT sold in any case as a weapon for practical use.

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