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Old 5th September 2017, 05:21 PM   #17
Cerjak
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Originally Posted by cornelistromp
Hi Jean Luc,


ps.
as a general rule. Girard Thibault recommended in his book Academie de l'Espée in 1630 the following length for a rapier;

With the point on the ground, the guillon block reaches the belly button.

Jasper,

So for a 120 cm blade the man would be around 190 cm tall so not common for the period!
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Jean-Luc
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