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"Scipio" Gladius Auction

You can follow the progression of this project from concept drawing to completion here: Scipio Work-In-Progress

- 1075 steel - normalized & thermal cycled, differentially hardened with polished hamon

- 28.5"/724mm OAL

- 22.25"/565mm blade

- 30.9oz/874g 

- 5.5"/140mm CoM 

- 17.25"/438mm CoP 

- 2"/50.8mm wide at guard, 1.7"/43.1mm wide at waist, 2"/50.3mm wide at CoP

- .220"/5.7mm thick at guard, .240"/6.1mm thick at waist, .220"/5.8mm thick at CoP

- 3.6"/90.3mm grip

- Flat/convex ground 

- Peened tang construction in addition to West System G/flex epoxy

- Stabilized satinwood guard & pommel with inlayed copper guard & peen block, stabilized amboyna burl grip

- Photos and videos below

Auction Rules:

- Auction ends Friday, June 16th at 5PM Central Time with a 5-minute anti-sniping rule.

- Minimum $50 bid increase please.

- No scabbard is provided with the sword (will be shipped in a padded hard case).  I can recommend Paul Long for leather or Brian Kunz for an historically accurate scabbard.

- I will ship international (where lawful), but the buyer will be responsible for  shipping costs and will assume all risk of damage/loss.  

- Please email your bid amount and full name to shawn@hatcherknives.com 

Current high bid: Auction has ended.  Winning bid is $3000.  Thank you to all who bid!

Thank you! 












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