The days of gladiatorial contests in the Roman Coliseum have long passed by. However, the history, legends and interest in the weapons from that era continue even to this day. This fine quality replica gladiator sword would be right at home in the hands of one of Rome’s finest and most skilled fighters. Measuring 28" overall, this sword is crafted in the traditional gladius style and is equipped with 22 1/4" stainless steel blade with black-coated center. This model comes with a cast metal guard and pommel surrounding a unique grooved handle that offers a sure grip. The leather wrapped sheath with shoulder straps complete what is an excellent item for the historical collector or re-enactor!