On a rapier, this measurement would include the … A Rapier (/ ˈ r eɪ p i ər /) or Espada ropera is type of sword with a slender and sharply-pointed two-edged blade that was popular in Western Europe, both for civilian use (dueling and self-defense) and as a military side arm, throughout the 16th and 17th centuries.. Functional Rapiers (Battle Ready) Hand Forged Carbon Steel Rapiers. Mace ... Schiavona This weapon is unlocked as a Club Competition Reward. The basket-hilted sword is the name of a group of early modern sword types characterized by a basket-shaped guard that protects the hand. Rapier In order to unlock this weapon, you need to complete Companion Mission: The Archive II. These tempered carbon steel bladed rapier are fully functional and can be used by trained fencers to reenact rapier duels or rapier combat. Consider a sword with a 39 in blade and a Schiavona style hilt. * Choose Your Standard Rapier Blade Length These blades are offered in blade lengths from 35″ up to 45″ measured from the tang shoulder to the tip. Cinquedeas Schiavona Rapier (5) Dec 13, 2018 - This is a really uncommon weapon, there's only one original with this design, crossing a rapier with a schiavona, which I loosely replicated. Functional battle ready rapiers that balance and flex like the originals. Norman). It’s too long a blade and developed a hilt for the sidesword tourney, and too short for the Rapier. Probably the most notorious representation of the schiavona swords were from a number of them associated with the mysterious 'Council of Ten' of Venice which are typically marked 'CX' accordingly (see "The Rapier and Smallsword 1400-1820" , A.V.B. By the 17th century there were regional variations of basket-hilts: the Walloon hilt, the Sinclair hilt, schiavona, mortuary sword, Scottish broadsword, and some types of eastern European pallasches.The mortuary and claymore variants were commonly used in the British isles, whether domestically produced or acquired through trade with Italy and Germany. The basket hilt is a development of the quillons added to swords' crossguards since the Late Middle Ages. This makes it very clear what swords would be acceptable, but in doing so leaves large sections of the hypothetical sidesword/rapier line unrepresented.