Roman Cavalary with belt

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A.Roman Cavalary with belt
B.Gladius of Mainz
C.Roman Mainz Gladius
D.Delos Sword
E.Pompeii Gladius
SKU: A.AH4208N
B.AH2005
C.AH4209
D.AH4215
E.AH4211N
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Product Name:A.Roman Cavalary with belt
B.Gladius of Mainz
C.Roman Mainz Gladius
D.Delos Sword
E.Pompeii Gladius

SKU:A.AH4208N
B.AH2005
C.AH4209
D.AH4215
E.AH4211N

Features

  • A) Overall length, 33"; scabbard with new improved cut out brass decorations; EN-45 spring steel, Double edged, tempered blade; Bone grip with Shesham pommel & guard; Scabbard with baldric; Overall length: 81cm, Blade length: 64cm, Weight: .97kg, Wght. with scabbard: 1.5kg
  • B) a wooden scabbard, covered with leather and steel and brass furniture; the grade of steel used in its manufacture was chosen for affordability not for full contact combat
  • C)Tempered Blade; Bone Grip; Wooden Pommel & Guard; Steel & Brass Scabbard with etching; Materials used: Carbon Steel; Overall length: 73.66cm; Blade length: 53cm; Weight: 920g
  • D)Straight, double edged, tempered carbon steel blade; Wooden hilt; Wooden scabbard covered in leather with brass fittings; Overall length: 82.5cm/ Blade: 64cm, Weight with scabbard:1.90kg, Sword only:1.10kg
  • E)unsharpened carbon steel blade; bone grip; hardwood guard and pommel; wood, red leather wrap scabbard with embossed brass accents; Overall Length: 27 1/2"; Blade: 19"; Weight: 2lb, 0.8oz; Edge: Blunt; P.O.B.: 4 1/4"; Thickness: 5.1 mm; Width: 49 mm; Grip Length: 4 1/4"; Pommel: threaded

Description

  • A) belted Roman Calvery: Improved version of the AH6208 spatha, now with new scabbard in chocolate brown leather - buckle-fastening baldric included. Roman Cavalry Sword with Belt is a EN-45 spring steel blade with bone and wood grip, includes scabbard and a belt.
  • B) Gladius of Mainz: This is the newly revised Deepeeka version of the Gladius of Mainz and is extremely well made, with a wooden scabbard, covered with leather and steel and brass furniture. This version is not intended for full contact combat.
  • C)Gladius of Mainz. Tempered Blade. Bone Grip. Wooden Pommel & Guard. Steel & Brass Scabbard with etching. Not intended for full contact battle
  • D) Delos Sword features an unsharpened carbon steel blade; matching scabbard of wood with black leather wrap and brass accents; hilt is hard wood with a brass plate on the guard; 4 brass rings to hang the sword from a belt or baldric.
  • E) Roman Pompeii Gladius features an unsharpened carbon steel blade; grip of bone; a solid wood guard and pommel; matching scabbard of wood with red leather wrap and embossed brass accents

Historical Period

  • A) 1st C Cavalry Spatha
  • B) & C) Mainz was the capital of the Electorate of Mainz at the time of the Holy Roman Empire. In antiquity Mainz was a Roman fort city which commanded the west bank of the Rhine and formed part of the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire; it was founded as a military post by the Romans in the late 1st century BC. The Mainz variety of Gadius came into use on the frontier in the early empire. mid-1st century BC - mid 1st century AD
  • D) Republican era
  • E) 4th century

Inspiration

  • A) Tombstone of a Roman auxiliary trooper from Cologne, Germany. Second half of the 1st century AD
  • B) & C) The original Hispanic sword, had a slight "wasp-waist" or "leaf-blade" curvature.[17] It was used in the republic. The Mainz variety came into use on the frontier in the early empire. It kept the curvature, but shortened and widened the blade and made the point triangular.
  • D) The Delos sword was one of the early finds of a Republican era gladius, found at Delos in Greece.
  • E) Pompeii Gladius: Four instances of the sword type were found in Pompeii, with others turning up elsewhere.