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Deschaux Rapier


This rapier has a blade made of 1065 high carbon steel. Features three ringed swept hilt and wire wrapped bone grip. Includes scabbard. Overall length of 46 inches.
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Circa 1590

With its graceful, artistic lines, the rapier has always been a romantic symbol of the Renaissance. The reality is that the rapier is a very deadly hand-to-hand combat weapon, perfectly suited for the swift moves of the duelists of the day. Many hilt forms were tried early on like this three ringed swept hilt. The bone grip is wire wrapping, making for a very secure grip. This is a light, fast and deadly sword with a classical design. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts. Includes scabbard. Note: Bone is a natural material and color may vary from off white to tan.

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Attribute nameAttribute value
Overall Length29"
Blade Length22-1/2"
Blade Width1-7/8"
Blade Thickness3/16"
Grip Length3-1/2"
Material1065 High Carbon Steel


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Deschaux rapier
Wow.its great.its the deadly lady amongt my brutish broadswords.light nimble flexible ,bone grip and wire hilt is very nice.,make no mistake,i called it a lady,a masculine sword to run you through,
- Charles, June 16, 2020 | Verified Purchase
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Wedding present win!
Purchased this one as a wedding gift for a friend. The engraving was terrific as usual, the balance and craftsmanship felt wonderful to behold. He was thoroughly delighted with it upon opening, I love getting gifts for friends here! His wife also received a gift purchased from Museum Replicas, but that is another review to tell of!!!
- Dwight, September 20, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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Simple, Yet Elegant
Light, quick & elegant, without being flashy. Very well assembled. another great rapier from Windlass.
- John, August 09, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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An exquisite rapier. I love it.
- Eric, January 24, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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Deschaux Rapier
I bought one of these for my wife.  She loves it.
- Jonathan, August 30, 2018
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Deschauz rapier
This is my first raiper love it sharpended it my sslf.the blade is 37" up to the front of guard and 39
- Ray , December 28, 2017 | Verified Purchase
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I absolutely love the look of this sword. The handle is beautiful, and the three-ring hilt is artful. BUT, I ultimately ended up exchanging it for the swept-hilt rapier. I found the Deschaux to be a little too long for me (I'm only about 5'9") and it kept banging into things when I wore it. Also, I found it to be very heavy and hard to handle quickly. I think the weight and the balance and part of the problem, and it being the wrong size for me also contributed. The swept-hilt rapier feels much more natural in my hand. If you're a more compact person like me the swept-hilt is probably a better bet. If you're a big tall goon ;-) then this may be perfect for you. If it's still available when you read this, get the matching left hand dagger.
- Shawn, August 02, 2017 | Verified Purchase
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I am very impressed with my Deschaux Rapier! The workmanship is excellent and it looks and feels great. I only wish I was able to get it sharpened, but other than that, I am very pleased with it.
- Donald, May 22, 2017 | Verified Purchase
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Delightful weapon.   Well made and beautifully balanced.
- Mike, March 17, 2016 | Verified Purchase
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Got mine on deal of the day. Fast, and deadly. My handle wrap only has 3 swirls, while the product picture has 6. But it still looks stunning. Sheath only goes up to the top of the guard, not the whole way in...wished it did.
- Caleb, July 31, 2015 | Verified Purchase
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I have an older style of this rapier since the late 70's and it is still going strong. I have used it both on stage and in more "live steel" combat exibitions than I can remember and other than a few minor "teeth" it is as good as the day I bought it!
- Paul, August 25, 2012
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- Marko, November 28, 2009
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Finely made rapier, I love the quillon and though the handle is longer than I'm used to, it 'handles' very well, well balanced and it performs moulinets nicely.
- Stephen, April 03, 2009
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This is an outstanding rapier that I have had for a number years. Light and fast, it is an effective representative of the type. Well made for the most part. Joe Brown
- Judge Joe, December 28, 2008
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This is the most lovely rapier I have ever seen. The grip feels good in the hand and the blade is perfectly light.
- Tim, December 16, 2008
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