Roman Gladius short sword, type Pompeii, 1st cent A.D.
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United Kingdom (DHL): £15.00
Delivery time approximately 4-6 working days after receipt of payment.
I am selling a very sturdy reproduction of this famous Roman sword, which was carried by the Roman legionnaires during the conquest of Europe and Britain up to Hadrian's wall.
Our steel reproduction is in original size and its dimensions are similar to the so-called ?Pompeii Type?. It is for decoration and role play. These swords have blunt edges but a sharp point and for show purposes like battle ready you better should sand the point!
The leather scabbard is covered with a brass plate on top, which shows 2 engravings, a legionnaire on foot and another on a chariot.
The straight blade is 49 cms./19" long. Total length of sword (blade in leather scabbard with brass furniture) is 76 cms/30".
Weight : 1.3 kgs/ 3 lbs.