Rapier Sword - Zorro/ Fencing Sword-47"- Stainless Steel

Rapier Sword - Zorro/ Fencing Sword-47"- Stainless Steel
Rapier Sword - Zorro/ Fencing Sword-47"- Stainless Steel
Rapier Sword - Zorro/ Fencing Sword-47"- Stainless Steel
Rapier Sword - Zorro/ Fencing Sword-47"- Stainless Steel

Rapier Sword - Zorro/ Fencing Sword-47"- Stainless Steel

Regular price $28999 $289.99 Sale price$22999 $229.99 Save $60
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Rapier Description

The rapier sword is a loose term for a type of slender, sharply pointed sword. The rapier is optimized to be a thrusting weapon, but can also be used for cutting or slashing. While some rapiers are only sharpened at the tip, this rapier is sharpened throughout the length of the sword.  Rapiers have a complex hilt to protect the hand. Some historians classify the rapier as a type of broadsword or saber. While the rapier was first created in Spain in the 15th centurty, it did not become a European mainstay until the Early Modern Europe during the 16th and 17th centuries.  The purpose of the one handed sword, as opposed to the two handed longsword, was to use one hand for the sword and the other for use of another weapon such as a dagger or pistol. In this way, the rapier is akin to the gladius sword of Roman times where foot soldiers used the short gladius in one hand with a shield on the other.  The rapier became extremely fashionable throughout Europe with the wealthier classes, but was not without its detractors. Some people, such as George Silver (the English writer known for his works on swordplay), disapproved of its technical potential and the dueling use to which it was put. In modern times, the rapier has taken the form of the fencing foil, used in competition. There are many historical schools of rapier fencing, many still in existance, that were founded in the 16th century that are scattered throughout Europe. The modern form of the fencing rapier, similar to the style of this 47" rapier, was first established in 1885.

Sword Details

Handle Material: Stainless Steel

Overall Length: 47"

Rockwell Hardness: 27-35 HRC

Sheath: Wood and Plastic

Blade Material: Stainless Steel

Sharpened: No

Rapier Sword- Zorro/ Fencing Sword-47"- Stainless Steel

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Customer Reviews

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Gale Newlin

Very pretty

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Aryes Avalos
Wasn't actually sharp

I thought it would come sharpened but it wasn't. Other than that it's pretty good quality. Nice product.

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Mandy Ekstrom

It's a beautiful sword

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