The classic late16th and 17thC Italian short sword, perfect for a young gentleman who needs a fight in an alehouse.
Wide single edged blade with multiple fullers. Steel guard and bronze pommel with shark skin grip and steel grip bars.
Based largely on a piece sold through Fricker (auction house) and dated around 1600.
Grip length – 95mm
Blade length – 635mm
Overall length – 810mm
COG – 90mm
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