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Mavro Triantafillo (Greek - Black Rose)

Inspired by the shortsword of the Spartan Hoplite (Footsoldiers). These formidable trained soldiers maneuvered in a Phalanx with Spear and Shield their primary arms. But when the spears broke and the battle closed in they could rely on their stout hoplite swords.

Weight: 1115g (2lb7oz)
Overall Length: 845mm (33.2”)
Blade Length: 615mm (24.2”)
Grip Length: 172mm (6.8”)
Point of Balance: 55mm (2.2”)
Centre of Percussion (sweet spot): ~32cm ( 12.5”) from guard
Hilt Node of Percussion: ~7cm (2.75”) behind guard
Blade Width: Shoulder 60mm > Waist 35mm > Belly 56mm
Blade Thickness: Shoulder 6mm > Sweet Spot 4.5mm > 3cm behind tip 2.6mm
Blade: 9260 Spring Steel  Oil Quenched then Tempered Twice for hardness ~ 52Rc
Grip: European Beech Core with Sheepskin Wrap
Pommel and Guard: Mild Steel



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