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Roman Fulham Gladius - Bone Grip

The Fulham Gladius has a blade of unsharpened high carbon steel. The guard and pommel are of intricately carved wood and the grip is of carved bone. A guard-plate of brass it inset into the guard at that base of the blade.

The elaborate companion scabbard is crafted from wood and overlaid in red leather. The scabbard is lined in brass and inset with embossed plates on a single side that are richly adorned in Roman imagery and symbology, including Romulus and Remus with their Wolf mother - the mythological founding of Rome. The scabbard has brass hanging rings and an integrated sword belt of red leather and brass fittings.

Measurements:
Overall Length: 28-3/4''
Blade: 20-3/4''
Blade: EN45 High Carbon Steel
Thickness: 4.1 mm - 2.9 mm
P.O.B.: 4-1/2''
Edge: Unsharpened
Grip: 3-3/4''
Pommel: Nut
Weight: 1 lb 14.6 oz

Customer Reviews

(4.00)stars out of 5
# of Ratings: 1
1. on 2/14/2023, said:
4 stars out of 5
Attractive and functional gladius. - The blade steel seems pretty good. Sharpening it took more effort than I expected, and it has held up well to light test cutting. - The balance point is far forward enough that the sword has a somewhat hack-y feel to it. Not so much that it's unwieldy, in fact it would probably be quite effective on the battlefield. - Careful! The scabbard is quite nice, but the hanging strap will bleed red dye onto your clothes. - The brass plate on the handguard (where it contacts the scabbard) came unglued on my first test cut. - The bone handle, while grippy, has a more circular than elliptical cross-section. The sword will rotate in your hand unless you keep the curved underside of the crossguard nestled in the web between your thumb and forefinger. - The ridges on the pommel chafe the outside of my wrist.
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Era:Roman
SKU#: AH-2007
MSRP:$268.00
Price: $186.95

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