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Persian Scimitar

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The Persians used saber-like swords called "shamshir" or scimitar. Our Persian scimitar has a slender, single-edged blade with a long fuller. It is parallel for around half of it length, when it begins to taper to a point and curve at the same time. These edged weapons were designed to be used by mounted warriors. With a scimitar, you can apply cutting and thrusting techniques with equal effect. The wooden grip is decorated with metal riveting and curved like a pistol grip. The crossguard is shaped like an elongated cross and is indeed decorated with the Persian cross fleury. The langet provides extra support for the hilt and blade. This crossguard shape is characteristic of all scimitar-type swords. A scabbard is included.

Total length: 91 cm
Blade length: 78 cm
Grip length: 9 cm
Weight: 670 g
Blade thickness (base): 0.45 cm
Blade width (base): 2.9 cm
Point of Balance (PoB): 21.5 cm
Blade: High Carbon Steel
Edge: Blunt
Pommel: Peened
ScabbardLeather, Wood, Steel

All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

SKU: 120255

Availability: Usually dispatched in 5-10 working days

Excl. Tax: £143.88 Incl. Tax: £172.66
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The Persians used saber-like swords called "shamshir" or scimitar. Our Persian scimitar has a slender, single-edged blade with a long fuller. It is parallel for around half of it length, when it begins to taper to a point and curve at the same time. These edged weapons were designed to be used by mounted warriors. With a scimitar, you can apply cutting and thrusting techniques with equal effect. The wooden grip is decorated with metal riveting and curved like a pistol grip. The crossguard is shaped like an elongated cross and is indeed decorated with the Persian cross fleury. The langet provides extra support for the hilt and blade. This crossguard shape is characteristic of all scimitar-type swords. A scabbard is included.

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Manufacturer Windlass
Edge N/A
Specification

Total length: 91 cm
Blade length: 78 cm
Grip length: 9 cm
Weight: 670 g
Blade thickness (base): 0.45 cm
Blade width (base): 2.9 cm
Point of Balance (PoB): 21.5 cm

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