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Gustav is one of the most characteristic blades from our Emporium- it has a short, yet wide blade with an elegant clip point. The slightly curved M4D(+) blade of this Langes Messer is decorated with a full-length wide fuller. Additionally, it comes with type XV (a, b) quillons with a knucklebow, style N5b Nagel and a in the standard model a DD1 pommel plate.
The Nagel is a separate piece peened on the other side of the quillon block, as it should be. The quillons are slid upward from the end of the grip with the blade protruding in the bottom. The tang is peened over the steel DD1 pommel plate.
The blade and the hilt accessories are hand-ground; the blade is made from a blank of 6150/51crv4 steel and the accessories from mild steel.
The handmade grip is affixed by gluing and three peened tubular brass rivets of varying diameters.
Please be advised; slight variations and differences may occur in the products due to their hand-made nature and the organic materials used.
The products aim to have the aesthetics of historical pieces, not the finish of mass-produced items. Each product bears the signs of its making; small tool marks and imperfections, which do not affect the build quality or usability but give each of our pieces its unique character.
The weapon is a practice sharp Messer for cutting and technical drills, perfect for Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA).