Swept Hilt Rapier Swords are 43 ¾ inches in all and weigh 2 pounds 2 ounces. This Swept Hilt Rapier Sword is inspired by real fencing sabres that were popular in the 16th and 17th centuries. This version is hand forged of 1055 high carbon steel and features a functional 38 ½ inch blade with a diamond cross section. These swords feature an ornate pommel and an all steel guard. The 3 ¾ inch grip is made with real polished bone. They include a real leather scabbard that is accented with a steel throat and tip.
Deschaux Fencing Rapier Swords are 46 inches in all. The Deschaux is inspired by real Renaissance fencing swords from the late 16th Century that had a traditional three ringed swept hilt and a rapier blade. They feature a functional 39 inch 1065 high carbon steel blade that is ¾ inch wide and 3/16th of an inch thick. They are light and fast with a classical bone handle design. The real bone handle varies in color due to the nature of this material, ranging from off-white to a tan color. The genuine bone handle features a wire wrap. These swept hilt rapiers are manufactured in India and weigh 2 ½ pounds. They include a scabbard with steel fittings.
Musketeer Fencing Rapier Swords are 46 inches in all and weigh 2 pounds 11 ounces. These Musketeer Swords are based upon real rapiers that were used in the late 16th century. They feature an ambidextrous basket hilt which combines both the cup hilt and swept hilt styles. The functional 37 ½ inch high carbon steel blade is 1 inch wide and 3/16th of an inch thick. The wooden handle features a twisted wire wrapped 3 ¼ inch grip. The hilt is plated with polished nickel silver making them ideal for theater or stage use or as a movie prop.
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Pilsen Fencing Rapier Swords are 44 ¾ inches in all and weigh 2 ¼ pounds. The well balanced Pilsen Swords feature a knot shaped basket hilt and a functional carbon steel rapier blade. These lightweight and quick swords have a 36 inch 1065 high carbon steel blade that is tempered to a good spring. The blade is an inch wide and 3/16th of an inch thick. The wooden handle features a textured real leather wrapped grip. The wooden scabbard is covered in genuine leather and accented by polished steel detailed fittings.
17th Century Italian Rapier Swords are 46 inches in all and weigh 2 ¾ pounds. These functional swords are inspired by real 17th century Italian fencing rapiers. This modern version features a complex hilt and a faceted polished steel pommel. The handle features a 4 inch hand wound silver plated wire grip and woven wire rings at the bottom and top. The hand forged 38 ½ inch 1065 high carbon steel blade features a traditional wide fuller. The heavy ricasso adds support to the main stress area of the sword. These Italian Rapiers include a genuine leather scabbard. Elegant floral patterns are engraved upon the steel fittings of the scabbard.
Brandenburg Rapier Swords are 44 ¼ inches in all. These swords are inspired by real 17th century fencing swords that featured a swept hilt and twisted basket. This modern version has a hand forged 37 ½ inch high carbon steel blade with a flattened oval cross section. The functional blade is 13/16th inch wide and 3/16th inch thick. The hand wound hilt features elegant twisted metal and a single steel accent wire inset. The curved grip is crafted of carved horn that coordinates with the hilt. They feature an extended and custom engraved ricasso. The genuine leather scabbard has twisted metal accents on the throat and tip. These popular swords weigh approximately 2 ¾ pounds.
Christus Imperat Fencing Rapier Swords are 47 inches in all. The Christus Imperat Rapiers are beautiful and functional swords that are modeled after a real historical sword housed in the Royal Armouries. Like their real counterpart, both sides of the blade are etched on the Ricasso with the phrase CHRISTUS IMPERAT. This translates in English to Christ Commands. These fencing swords have a 38 ¼ inch high carbon steel blade that is one inch wide and 3/16th of an inch thick. The forward plates of the ornate hilt are pierced and depict pictures of birds among foliage. The bars on the guard are slim, which provides a defense for the hand. The upward loop of the guard can be used to catch the blade of an opponent. These Christus Imperat Fencing Rapier Swords are manufactured in India and weigh 3 pounds. The sword achieves its balance by having a heavy pommel. The wooden scabbard is covered in real leather with a metal throat and tip.
Castilian Swords are 39 ½ inches in all. The design of the Castilian is inspired by real 17th century swords that were produced for European royalty. This modern version features genuine 18kt gold plating on the guard. The scabbard is wrapped in rich and supple brown leather with 18kt gold plated fittings. The beautiful 32 inch ornately detailed blade features expertly produced piercings on the upper section. The blade is 1 5/8th inches wide. The Castilian weighs 3 pounds 8 ounces.