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Qi Ja Yao Dao

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Qi-Ja Yao Dao (General Qi's waist saber) is a single handed military saber. The blade has a gentle curve, a single fuller and a flat back ridge. Most saber fittings of this era were made of iron with solid and austere aesthetics.

This Yao Dao is based on an antique Ming Dynasty Yao Dao in LK Chen's private collection. During General Qi tenure in the northern frontier against Mongolian invasion. Yao Dao was the sidearm for the riders in the cavalry.  For infantry units, Yao Dao was used in pair with a rattan shield. 

Total length: 89 cm
Blade length: 70 cm
Handle length: 19 cm
Total Weight: 800g
Point of Balance (from crossbar): 13 cm
Blade thickness: 6.5 mm
Material: GB 60Si2MnA High Carbon Manganese Steel  (Compare to AISI/SAE 5160 steel) 
Scabbard: White wood scabbard wrapping with vegan brown grain leather)

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

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Test Cutting
SKU: LKC27

Stock Status: In stock

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Excl. Tax: £287.50 Incl. Tax: £345.00

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Qi-Ja Yao Dao (General Qi's waist saber) is a single handed military saber. The blade has a gentle curve, a single fuller and a flat back ridge. Most saber fittings of this era were made of iron with solid and austere aesthetics. This Yao Dao is based on an antique Ming Dynasty Yao Dao in LK Chen's private collection.

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Brand LK Chen
Product Use Test Cutting
Edge Sharp
Specification Total length: 89 cm Blade length: 70 cm Handle length: 19 cm Total Weight: 800g Point of Balance (from crossbar): 13 cm Blade thickness: 6.5 mm Material: 1060 carbon steel Scabbard: Yes (white wood scabbard wrapping with vegan brown grain leather)

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