HEMA Custom Swords
Product Name: Elector Saxon Military Rapier
Period: A.D. 1599
Source: Inspired by a Riding Sword preserved in Philadelphia Museum of Art
Blade Typology: Wide Blade
Blade Cross Section: Diamond
Pommel: Faceted Sphere Type 15 (after A.V.B. Norman’s Classification)
Guard: straight with big and small port, with a counterguard “a tre vie”
Overall Length: 110 cm
Blade Length: 94.7 cm
Max Blade Width: 4 cm
Guard Width: 25 cm
Grip Length: 8.6 cm (pommel not included)
PoB: 6 cm from the ricasso
Edge Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: approx. 1360 gr.
Hardening: 50 HRC
Flexibility: 7.5-8,0 kg
A Pure Bliss
The Elector Saxon Military Rapier, with its wide massive blade and an exquisite dynamic ratio compared to its weight is the perfect companion for those who practice the very late 16th century military fencing techniques.
The Elector Saxon Military Rapier is a sport version of the historical one, simplified and designed specifically for HEMA.