Del Tin 5181 Smallsword
Original: Circa late 17th to mid-18th century

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A civilian weapon of self-defense and personal honor, the smallsword is a much under-represented sword in the modern reproduction market. This 18th century dueling sword derives its name due to the simple factor that it is much smaller than most other sword forms. A thrusting weapon, it is light weight and can quickly be used in two-time parry-riposte actions. Del Tin has mounted the hilt with a flexible blade which can actually be suitable for fencing when combined with a plastic or rubber tip.

See our hands-on review for more information on this sword.
Overall length: 38.5"
Weight: 1.3 pounds
Width of guard: 3.75"
Blade: 32" long; .75" wide at base, tapering to .125"
Grip length: 3.5"
Point of Balance (PoB): 1.75" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~20.25" from guard

Maker: Del Tin Armi Antiche of Italy.

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