HEMA SPES Messer "Blue"


Price: 290.00 PLN
Net price: 235.77 PLN
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Description

Unique, limited messer made of 50HF steel, dedicated for HEMA trainings. This model of long knife has "•SPES•" mark placed on the base of blade.

Each SPES langes messer has a special certificate, underlining its originality.

The handle of our long knife widens towards end, which gives an owner a safe grip. It is made of blue, elastic plastic, in touch similar to wood. Facing is mounted with rivets to pivot of a handle.

Hand is protected with dace with crosswise pins. This model of langes messer for HEMA is finished with rolled tip. Blade of long knife has medium stiffness (48-50 HRC) and narrows towards end.

NOTE: SPES HEMA messer is dedicated for right-handed users.

Please remeber to use this equipment against arms of similar features (used materials, hardness etc.). Abiding these rules will lengthen the lifespan of your equipment.

 

Old-Polish meaning of langes messer

According to Old-Polish Encyclopedia by Zygmunt Gloger, messer sword came to Poland from the West. It gained much more respect than dagger, which was perceived as dastardly, disgraceful for a knight. Messer sword was seen as decent weapon, proper both for riding and walking knights. Author gives few 16th and 17th century maxims on a messer, and the most proper underlines the difference between this weapon and a sabre – first one is for fighting, while the second one is better as a decoration for clothing.

Together with slowly declining role of protective gear in the end of Middle Ages, among sword other forms of arms appeared – many kinds of long knives, falchions, and messers. These were used both by lower social classes and nobility.

 

Handle of SPES messer sword for HEMA

Handle of our long knife is based on weapon if a guard visible on bas-relief on the base of Holy Sepulchre alter from Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Obernai, France. It is dated on turn of 15th and 16th century.

Additional informations

Certificate of originality

Weight: 710 g
Hardness: 48-50 HRC
Steel: 50HF

Dimensions:
length of blade – 73 cm
length of handle – 16 cm
total length – 90 cm
length of dace – 14 cm
width of handle – 3 cm
width of blade – 4 cm at bottom, 1 cm at finish
center of gravity – 14 cm

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