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Thrusting Xiphos

Thrusting Xiphos

Catalogue ID: 664

A faithful reproduction of a late 6th century Xiphos from Vergina, Northern Greece. The blade is from layered steel with the same number of layers as the original. It has a 12mm thick spine and very narrow blade with a 5mm spine at the tip. This kind of Xiphos is shown in Greek art work along side the other cutting style. The tang is a light weight I beam section with antler slabs and iron furniture. Total weight is 6oog with a blade length of 17 and a third inches. This reproduction as made after handling, measuring and photographing some unpublished Xiphoi at Vergina.

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Korfu Kopis

Korfu Kopis

Korfu Kopis

Catalogue ID: 623

Kopis closely copied from the Korfu Kopis with a few missing details supplied by the Kopis in the National Archaeological Museum Athens. Hand forged high carbon steel blade with stiff medial rib. Both the primary cutting edge and back edge have been sharpened The grip in the form of a water bird with its long bill extending up to protect the fingers is forged hollow from Iron sheet to maintain the same weight and balance as the original. There is a 25g difference between this reproduction and the Korfu Kopis. Given the material losses that the original piece would suffered this is a realistic weight. The scabbard is a slim timber core covered with leather the iron furniture blued to match the hilt while the throat is ebonised timber carved to received to the guard neatly. The baldric is composed to two woven woollen cords aligned with leather keepers as depicted in numerous sculptures, even the texture of the cords can be discerned in the better preserved marbles. Kopis $1240 Scabbard & Baldric $720

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Iron Antenna sword

Iron Antenna sword

Catalogue ID: 618

Iron antenna sword with scabbard copied from the original found in the cemetery at Alcacer do sal Lisbon, now residing in the Museu Nacionlal de Arqueologia. This sword of type IV is dated to the 4th Century B.C. it has an acutely pointed blade with twin fullers running parallel to the cutting edges and merging to a point. The hilt is constructed form hollow steel sheet giving an exceptional balance and feel. The Timber cored scabbard is covered with leather and iron furniture. The throat decorated with silver inlay.

    • Keyword 360-140BC, Spanish
 

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Tiberius Gladius

Tiberius Gladius

Tiberius Gladius

Catalogue ID: 574

Gladius with hand polished blade and fittings copied from a set in the Vindonissa Museum. The guard and pommel are carved from Almond wood and the grip is antler. Scabbard copied from the Tiberius Scabbard in the British Museum. Reposse decorated thin brass sheet over a timber core with profiled brass rings for suspension. Gladius $1,570 Scabbard $2,130

    • Keyword 140BC-200AD, Roman
 

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Xiphos

Xiphos

Xiphos

Catalogue ID: 626

A Xiphos based on those found at Vergina. The grip plates and pommel are carved from antler. The guard assembled from two carefully shaped iron plates that fit over the grip and snuggly join the scabbard throat. The blade is a satin finished flattened diamond section. The scabbard is leather over a timber core with synthetic ivory throat and chape. The baldric is hand woven wool finished with integral tassels.

    • Keyword 360-140BC, Greek
 

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Fulham Gladius

Fulham Gladius

Fulham Gladius

Catalogue ID: 597

A basic Version of the Fulham Gladius from The british Museum. With machine polished blade, Spruce fittings and antler grip. The scabbard is leather over timber with brass furniture. This example has been done without the decorated plates on the front of the scabbard that are on the original. Gladius $810 Scabbard $702

    • Keyword 140BC-200AD, Roman
 

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Spear Head and Buttspike

Spear Head and Buttspike

Spear Head and Buttspike

Catalogue ID: 619

Closely copied from surviving examples in the National archaeological museum Athens, the dimensions of this Spear Head and Butt spike are to within 1mm of the originals and the weights as close as possible. Fabricated brass buttspike with octagonal section socket and square body. This example was finished to within 2 grams of the original at 458g. They can be manufactured with a weight from as little as 300 grams and up. The hand forged, spring steel, spear head has a solid tapering medial rib and a thin 1mm blade to each side. The socket is hollow almost to the blade same as the originals to reduce weight. Spear Head $355 Butt spike $ 307

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Small Amazon style axe head

Small Amazon style axe head

Small Amazon style axe head

Catalogue ID: 496

Bronze axe head based on ilustrations from Classical Greek ceramics

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Medium Amazon style axe head

Medium Amazon style axe head

Medium Amazon style axe head

Catalogue ID: 495

Bronze axe head from depictions on Greek figure ware Price does not include timber shaft

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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large Amazon style axe head

large Amazon style axe head

large Amazon style axe head

Catalogue ID: 494

Bronze axe head from illustrations on Greek ceramics

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Gladius & Scabbard

Gladius & Scabbard

Gladius & Scabbard

Catalogue ID: 595

Gladius with machine polished blade and fittings copied from a set in the Vindonissa Museum. The guard and pommel are carved from Almond wood and the grip is antler. Gladius $1082 Scabbard $605

    • Keyword 140BC-200AD, Roman
 

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Buttspike

Buttspike

Buttspike

Catalogue ID: 556

Classical Greek bronze butt spike (Sauroter or Styrax) A more accurate reproduction than the regular ID244. Looks exactly the same on the outside but it has been cast with a much deeper socket giving a weight closer to the originals.

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Macedonian Sarissa head and butt spike

Macedonian Sarissa butt spikes

Macedonian Sarissa butt spikes

Catalogue ID: 398

Iron four flanged infantry butt spike (Sarouter) and spear head shaped Cavalry butt spike (Sarouter) Cavalry $205 Infantry $255

    • Keyword 360-140BC, Macedonian
 

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Spearhead and Buttspike

Spearhead and Buttspike

Spearhead and Buttspike

Catalogue ID: 244

Classical Greek bronze butt spike (Sauroter or Styrax) $145 Matching iron spear head (Aichme) $145

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Pugio

Pugio

Pugio

Catalogue ID: 242

Imperial Pugio first Century AD, and brass covered timber scabbard

    • Keyword 140BC-200AD, Roman
 

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Fabricated Xiphos chape

Fabricated Xiphos chape

Fabricated Xiphos chape

Catalogue ID: 483

Hand shaped from 2 pieces of 1mm brass sheet with reposse decoration. Also available in bronze sheet for $380

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Xiphos with 18 inch blade

Xiphos with 18 inch blade

Xiphos with 18 inch blade

Catalogue ID: 243

Short Xiphos, Spartan style with 18 inch blade. Iron blade and hilt composed of bone and iron slabs Leather covered wooden scabbard with bronze or brass throat and chape

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Xiphos with 14 inch blade

Xiphos with 14 inch blade

Xiphos with 14 inch blade

Catalogue ID: 241

Short Xiphos 14 inch blade with hollow pommel. Hilt composed of bone and iron slabs. $835 Leather covered wooden scabbard with bronze or brass throat and chape $675

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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Xiphos with 24 inch blade

Xiphos with 24 inch blade

Xiphos with 24 inch blade

Catalogue ID: 245

Hopolite sword and scabbard (xiphos) Iron blade hilt composed of bone and iron slabs Leather covered wooden scabbard with brass throat and cast brass chape

    • Keyword 500-360BC, Greek
 

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