The rapier was primarily a civilian dueling sword since the 16th century.
This socalled "Pappenheimer" sword is characterized by a basket-shaped guard that protects the hand.
It takes its name from Gottfried Heinrich zu Pappenheim, a field marshal of the 30-years-war.
This Swept Hilt Basket Rapier features a non-sharpened blade made of high carbon steel, a sharp point and a wire-wrapped grip.
The scabbard is made of leather-wrapped wood and provides a throat and chape made of metal.
- Blade material: high carbon steel.
- Overall length: approx. 114 cm.
- Blade length: approx. 92 cm.
- Handle length: approx. 15 cm.
- Weight: approx. 1600 g.
Shipping time: 7 to 14 Days.