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Roman Centurion Gladius


This Roman Gladius has a hand forged high carbon steel blade. Antiqued parts are solid wood with metal accents. Baldric & scabbard included. Overall 28 inches.
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This beautiful Centurion gladius has a hand forged and tempered high carbon steel blade; it is truly worthy of a Roman officer.

All antiqued parts are meticulously hand finished of solid wood with metal accents to complete this regal piece. Features a baldric with a custom wood scabbard wrapped in leather and accented with real metal detail.

Hand-forged at Windlass Steelcrafts.

Can be sharpened for an additional fee.


Attribute nameAttribute value
Overall Length29"
Blade Length22-1/2"
Blade Width1-7/8"
Blade Thickness3/16"
Weight3 lbs / 2 oz
Grip Length4-1/2"
Material1065 High Carbon Steel


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Good buy
A solid built sword with a good feel.
- Patrick, June 15, 2020 | Verified Purchase
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Not Disappointing.
I"ve had my eye on this sword for some time. Finally pulled the trigger on purchasing it. I was not disappointed. Light, well constructed, visually appealing. A very nice addition to my collection. My only gripe is that it is VERY loose in the scabbard. Don't ever tip it beyond flat horizontal as it will slide right out. A bit pricey at full price for what you get, but on sale it's a decent buy. I definitely recommend.
- John, July 20, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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Beautiful sword
This sword is a great piece and made with great detail. It is functional and definitely worth it!
- Brody, May 22, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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I thought I would get a museum quality replica, but it is a pretty standard blade with "Made in India" stamped on the base of the blade near the hilt.  I feel like I could have gotten something like this from a flea market for a third of the price.
- Adam, December 21, 2018 | Verified Purchase
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Hello, we're sorry you aren't satisfied with this blade. We stand by all of the Windlass Steelcrafts Swords. This sword is a near-exact replica of original pieces that were studied in museums around the world. You may be able to find a gladius at a local flea shop, but it likely will not be hand forged 1065 high carbon steel, hand ground, and heat treated properly so that it can take usage. If you are not satisfied with the blade, please do reach out to us and we may be able to find you something else closer to your expectations.
- MRL Team
Excellent sword
- Brian, August 23, 2018 | Verified Purchase
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- Michael, December 25, 2015 | Verified Purchase
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- Keith, June 08, 2015 | Verified Purchase
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I bought the Maximus sword, but I wanted this one.  Finally got it, but compared to the other swords by MR (Conan Atlantean and Father) this sword isn't as good as the picture.  The detail is lacking, asymmetry in the handle, and the blade gives nearly 1.5 in in the sheath.  I'd go with the Maximus sword hands down if you want an exceptional gladius.
- Daniel, May 09, 2013
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This sword is hands down the most beautiful sword I have ever seen. Very authentic NO PLASTIC!!! It has a great feel and pretty light weight. They did a great job sharpening it, and it is SHARP. For what you get, I think it is actually under priced. What a great find!
- Tony, January 11, 2013 | Verified Purchase
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- John, April 17, 2011
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