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Cold Steel Small Sword
Cold Steel Small Sword Cold Steel Small Sword

Cold Steel Small Sword

Ref: CS-88SMS

  • Uses modern materials like 1055 high carbon blade steel, heat treated to a tough spring temper
  • 31.25" Blade
  • Carbon Steel - 1055
  • Wire Bound Leather Handle
  • Leather Sheath
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The advantage of the sword point over the edge became increasingly evident by the end of the 16th century. The Rapier, with its long, elegantly thin profile which emphasized its point, became the popular choice. It was however a somewhat unwieldy weapon especially when it was used in narrow, crowded streets and alleyways. Eventually a more sophisticated, shorter and lighter version emerged that by the end of the 17th century had evolved into an entirely new weapon, the Small Sword.
Civilians carried it for as long as swords remained an integral part of fashionable dress. Its primary advantage was its stiff, lightweight blade which was forged in a triangular cross section. It was a highly lethal weapon, ideal for thrusting, and hung conveniently from a sash, baldric, or belt. The hilt (compared to the Rapier?s) was simple and smartly functional, consisting of no more than an elliptical plate, or two shells and a light knuckle guard.
The Cold Steel Small Sword duplicates the original model in weight, balance, triangular cross section, and sharp point, but uses modern materials like 1055 high carbon blade steel, heat treated to a tough spring temper. The hilt features two shells with functional finger loops and a light, but strong, knuckle guard. Perfectly balanced and weighing only 22 ounces, the Small Sword comes complete with an attractive leather scabbard that features an intricately decorated throat and chape.
   
Brand Cold Steel
Type Smallsword
Country Europe
Period The Early Modern World (1500 - 1775)
Category Smallswords
Steel Type Carbon Steel Blade
Specific Steel Type 1055 Medium-Carbon
Blade Length 31.25" (79.4cm)
Overall Length 38.25" (97.2cm)
Weight 22.6oz (640.7 grams)
Thickness 11mm (0.43")
Handle Length 7" (17.8cm)

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