(scabbard with met.tip) +115€
Blade length 61cm
The total length of the sword is 75 cm
Guard length 13 cm
The width of the blade at the guard is 6 cm
The thickness of the blade at the guard is 5 mm
The weight of the sword is 1500 gr
Spring steel 65G, hardening 50-52 HRC, polishing.
The handle is beech, ash or oak.
Katzbalger (German Katzbalger “koshkoder”), aka Landsknetta (German. Landsknechtsschwert) is a short Landsknecht sword for “cat dumps” (melee) with a wide blade and a complex guard in the shape of an eight. Also known as landsknetta (“landsknecht’s weapon”). With a total length of 70 to 85 centimeters, the weight of the katzbalger ranges from 1.5 to 1.8 kilograms. Individual samples have larger or smaller dimensions and weight, while preserving other distinctive features and fall under the classification from a dagger to a one-and-a-half sword.