Cold Steel Roman Gladius

Item: CS-SW-RMNGLD
Cold Steel Roman Gladius
MSRP: $699.99
Was: $699.99
Our Price: $499.99
(You save $200.00 )
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The Roman Gladius is perhaps the most well-known piece of ancient weaponry. It’s simple and long, double edge blade which had a long point, made it an ideal stabbing or piercing weapon that could defeat the body armor of its day. Cold Steel’s® interpretation is not a reproduction of a specific ancient Gladius, but is a collection of this venerable sword’s major features. The blade, for example, has the traditional shape, but, unlike the ancient version, is made from high carbon steel with a spring temper. It is fully sharpened on both edges and has a fine mirror polish. The point is long, but sturdy enough to resist bending or breaking. It also features a Rosewood grip, carved, and decorated in the classical style. The wood scabbard is covered in black leather and accented with a throat, chape, and carrying rings made of solid brass. Undeniably a showpiece, the Cold Steel® Gladius, like all our swords, is fully functional and battlefield ready.

  1. Specs:
  2. Overall Length: 28" (711mm)
  3. Blade Length: 20" (508mm)
  4. Blade Thickness: 0.078" (2mm)
  5. Blade Steel: 1060
  6. Blade Finish: Mirror Polished
  7. Handle Material: Rosewood
  8. Weight: 42.6oz
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