Gladius Machete Tough Workhorse Complete With Sheath

£44.50
Availability: Item currently out of stock, but can be back-ordered for our next delivery.
Brand: Cold Steel
SKU
97GMS

Derived from the sword used by Celtic tribes of ancient Iberia (Spain) and adopted by the Roman Legions, the Gladius, with its long, narrow point and wasp waisted blade, was the scourge of the battlefield and often the last thing seen or felt by Rome's enemies.

Ever popular, the Gladius is still in demand almost 2000 years later and is one of our most frequently requested swords to make, so we have decided to offer a modern version of this ancient classic in a very affordable machete/sword format.

Made from 1055 Carbon steel and hand sharpened to a fine point and severe edge, it offers 19" of unprecedented piercing and slashing power at a bargain price.

Sporting an extra wide, full tang for strength and a classically inspired handle, it offers the standard guard and ball shaped pommel of years gone by. Made of high impact Polypropylene, it's impervious to the elements, rugged beyond belief and most importantly, comes compete with a sturdy cordura sheath and belt loop.



Specifications

 ImperialMetric
Weight 18oz 0.51kg
Blade Length 19" 48.3cm
Handle 778" 20.0cm
Handle Details Polypropylene
Steel 1055 Carbon Black Anti Rust Matte
Overall 2678" 68.3cm
Sheath Cordura
Country of Origin South Africa 


These blades are made out of 1055 Carbon Steel with a tough spring temper and are surfaced with a black, baked-on anti-rust finish. Each Cold Steel machete comes with a good utility edge which, with just a little work (we recommend the Lansky Puck), can be made hair shaving sharp. The tough, Polypropylene handles of our machetes are designed to provide a comfortable secure grip, and they are rugged enough to resist chipping, cracking or breaking, so they last practically forever.




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