Product Name: Einhorn Sport Messer
Period: 15th c.
Source: Inspired by german fencing treatises by masters at arms like Lekuechner and Talhoffer and several compared original messern.
Blade Typology: 4c (after Elmslie’s Classification)
Blade Cross Section: triangular
Pommel: CC1 (After Elmslie’s Classification)
Guard Style: Style 15a (After Elmslie’s Classification)
Overall Length: 75 cm
Blade Length: 61.5 cm
Blade Width: 3,8 cm
Guard Width: 9 cm
Grip Length: 9.2 cm (pommel not included)
PoB: 11.5 cm from the guard
Edge Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: approx. 720 gr.
Hardening: 50 HRC
Flexibility: 12 kg
Price: 330 €
The Einhorn Messer, with its tiny line, a passing through nagel (literally “nail”, the additional protection in the center of the guard) and beech wood scales is a perfect entry-level messer (knife, from german) for everyone approaching the study of this fascinating weapon following the Fechtbuecher. The Einhorn Messer is a sport version of the 15th century historical ones, simplified and designed specifically for HEMA.
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