Gustav II

Sword Rapiera Gustavo II
Main features:
- High carbon forged steel blade
- leather sheath included
- Excellent balance
- Blade material: high carbon steel, tempered
- Total length: approx. 114.9 cm
- Blade length: approx. 93 cm
- Weight: approx. 1049 g
- Balance point: approx. 12.7 cm from guard
- Harmonic point: approx. 71.1 cm
- Blade width in protection: approx. 1.9 cm
- Blade width at tip: approx. 1 cm
- Blade thickness in protection: approx. 6.4 mm
- Blade thickness at tip: approx. 2.5 mm
Incl. leather hem
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King Gustav II Adolf (1594–1632) was monarch of Sweden from 1611 to 1632. In 1630, as a defensive maneuver, he entered the War30 Years to protect the Swedish state and the Church from danger. An excellent military strategist, Gustav led an army ofunusual quality , and its position was strengthened by alliances with France, Brandenburg and Saxony. In Lützen in 1632, the Swedesthey defeated Albrecht's army WE von Wallenstein, but King Gustav was mortally wounded in battle.
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The floret first appeared around 1500 and remained the sword of choice of the European nobility and bourgeoisie until the end of the 17th century. Conceived primarily as a push ing weapon (but still quite efficient in cutting and cutting), this renaissance one-hand sword, usually double-edged, with long, thin blade and sharp tip, was predominantly used by noblenobles for military and civilian purposes.