Del Tin

5160

Overall Length: 44.5 inches
Blade Length: 37 inches
Point of Balance: 6 inches from cross
Center of Percussion: 20.75 inches from cross
Weight: 2.7 lbs
Pommel type: G variant
Cross type: 12 variant
Blade type: XVIIId

Performance Review: This sword is very thrust oriented. In fact I think of it as a sort of proto-rapier. In this sword you can see the evolution beginning to the complex hilt and dedicated thrusting blade of the rapier. This one tracks well but would be very difficult to use for cutting for any appreciable length of time.

Appearance: This is a fairly handsome sword the blade is straight with no ripples and is well executed. The complex cross is also well done. There are appreciable cast marks on the pommel detracting from its complexity.