As firearms became more prevalent on the battle field, the sword began to take a different role in society. It became more of a gentleman's weapon and the rapier is no exception. Though there are military weapons for the battlefield, primarily they were more robust and had more of cutting edge; Like the Katzbalger, and Basket hilted Backswords.
These rapiers, with their long skinny blades, were more tailored to the gentleman duels. It became a high status individuals duty to become proficient with this weapon to defend ones honor.
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Overall Length: 43.5"
Blade Length: 36.75"
Blade: 440 Stainless Steel
Silver wire wrapped handle
Black wooden scabbard