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Rapier

Date: ca. 1570–80
Culture: German (Saxon)
Medium: Steel, chiseled, blued, and gilt; silver wire
Dimensions: Length of blade 42 1/2 in. ( 107.95 cm) Length overall 48 1/2 in. ( 123.19 cm) Gr. width of blade 0 7/8 in. ( 2.21 cm) Gr. thickness of blade 0 5/16 in. ( 0.79 cm) Weight 2 lb. 13 oz. ( 1276 gm) Hardness of blade 65-70
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of Christian A. Zabriskie, 1940
Accession Number: 40.135.1

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