Medieval nomadic saber. Guard type Ia by typology of A.N. Kirpichikov.
Shestovitsy, Chernigov region, Ukraine, X century.
Region of existence: Ancient Rus, Northern Ciscaucasia, North-Black Sea steppes, Volga region, X – XI centuries.
The blade is made of spring tempered steel.
Blade is hardened (Hardness 50 HRC).
100% Battle ready.There are no weaknesses in the design.The difference from edged weapons
– the lack of sharpening the blade.Blade blunted (edge thickness of 2 mm).
The biggest thickness of the blade at the handle: about 6 mm.
The thickness of the blade at the end: about 3.5 mm.
Designed for contact fencing. There are no weaknesses in the design.
The difference from edged weapons – the lack of sharpening the blade.
Blade blunted (edge thickness of 2 mm).