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Small Sword

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  • Model: CS0101008

Description

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 in civilian self-defense. 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









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