- fine steel, Wide, Triangular, Unsharpened Blade
- Wide, Shallow Fuller with a Central Ridge
- Concave Guard
- Ornate Hilt features brass disc accents along its length
- Red Leather Wrapped Wood Scabbard with Brass fittings at throat and chape
The cinquedea is a civilian short sword. It was developed in northern Italy and enjoyed a period of popularity during the Italian renaissance of the 15th and early 16th centuries. This recreation of the cinquedea features a wide, triangular blade with a rounded point and a shallow yet wide fuller, which is bisected by a ridged spine. The curved guard angles towards the point, with its concave section fitting the blade, while the ornate hilt features brass disc accents along its length. The blade is made entirely from fine steel, and it includes a leather-wrapped wood scabbard that features brass fittings at its throat and chape, as well as wearing rings on either side.
Length (sword and scabbard): approx. 81 cm / 32 inch
Length (sword without scabbard): 73 cm / 28.5 inch
Length of blade: approx. 55 cm / 21.5 inch
Width blade: approx. 10 cm / 4 inch
Thickness blade: approx. 4 mm / 0.16 inch
Weight sword and scabbard: approx. 2,3 kg / 5 lbs
Weight sword: approx. 1,7 kg / 4 lbs
The cinquedea is a civilian short sword. It was developed in northern Italy and enjoyed a period of popularity during the Italian renaissance of the 15th and early 16th centuries.
16th Century Italian cinquedea civilian sword Museum quality