Kolombotavich Freebooter Rapier
Original: Italian, 16th century
This brass-hilted rapier has a severely pointed blade with double fullers and a 1.5" long ricasso. The guard is a simple design of flattened bars, forming a frontally symmetrical hilt with quillons facing opposing directions and ending in spade-like finials. Complete with a ball-shaped pommel and brass wire-bound grip.
Has a black leather scabbard and companion parrying dagger
Overall length: 45"
Weight: 2.4 pounds
Width of guard: 7.5"
Blade: 37" long below finger rings; 1" wide tapering to .375"
Fullers: 2 @ 18" long
Grip and pommel: 5.5"
Point of Balance (PoB): 3.5" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~22" from guard
Maker: Maker: Oscar Kolombotavich.
This item has been retired from the collection.