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Old 6th February 2018, 04:40 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by kronckew
... 30" for an infantry sword isn't bad, it's not a long thrusting only civilian rapier yet, a longer sword could hit the ground during a cut with disastrous consequences. especially at the average height of the period...

I reckon i wansn't thinking infantry, but looking at my swept hilts, right in front of me, which are considerably longer ... as are practically all my swords.
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