This sword is a replica of an original from the 3th-1st century BC found in the Marne area. Nowadays it`s part of the collection of Musée d`archéologie nationale near Paris. Swords like these were used during Caesars Gallic wars.
The sword is 101 cm long, with a blade of 83 cm long. The hilt is made of wood. The sword comes with a iron scabbard decorated with ornaments in the La Tène style of art.
The La Tène period is the second Celtic cultural period, following the Hallstatt culture. Named after the municipality of La Tène, in the district of Neuchtel, Switzerland, it spread as far as Turkey, France and Scotland. The art was characterised by symmetrical knotwork and organic motives. The La Tène period ended after the Roman conquest.
Length: 102 cm;
Blade length: 85 cm;
Grip length: 17 cm;
Weight: 1300 g;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 48 HRC;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
This item is semi-sharp and designed for decorative purposes. It can be made razor sharp at a surcharge. When using the sharpening service, the return right and warranty expires. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
The blade of this sword can be blunted (2,5-3 mm) at a surcharge of £63,00. Please note: although the thickness will be the same as a battle-ready sword, the return right and warranty expires when using the blunting service. Please contact us if you wish to use the blunting service, or make a note at the last step of your shiopping cart. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your weapons regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper. Remove burrs with a whetstone. Make sure you have removed all burrs before using a battle-ready weapon, as they can cause injury.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.
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