Firstly, thank you all for your responses.
Originally Posted by kai
What are its dimensions (length, thickness, width, weight)?
Over all: 28 cm
without scabbard: 27 cm
Blade alone: 20 cm
Blade tapers from .4cm near hilt to .1cm at tip
Blade tapers from 2cm to .7 cm
72 without scabbard.
Also, I am hard pressed to come up with a better time to dream something up than after a bottle of Shiraz ;-)