Meyer Rappier – Heavy


Product Name: Meyer Rappier – Heavy
Period: 16th – 17th c.
Source: Inspired by originals from the 16th and 17th centuries, this is the type of blade that might have been used according to the teachings of Joachim Meyer in his Gründtliche Beschreibung der Kunst des Fechtens (1570). Both this and it’s Italian counterpart can be seen in paintings of Elizabeths court at the end of the 16th century.
Blade Typology: Wide Blade
Blade Cross Section: Diamond
Pommel: Oakeshott type R
Guard: Straight quillons with large side ring
Blade Length: 95 cm (37.5”)
Max Blade Width: 3 cm
Guard Width: 25 cm
Grip Length: 17 cm (with pommel)
PoB: 10 cm, 13 cm or 15 cm from the cross (please specify)
Weight: 720, 850 or 980 gr. depending on PoB (size of pommel)



Blade can be exchanged for an 85 cm (33.5”) version at point of order free of charge.

Blade can be dismounted for transport or replacement.

Please specify the colour grip you would like, choosing from: Red Leather, Dark Brown Leather, Light Brown Leather or Black Cord.

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