Talhofffer Buckler Sparring Version
The "Talhoffer" buckler is well known from Talhoffer's "Fechtbuch" illustrations.
The Buckler was used from the 12th through to the 18th century, as both a defensive and offensive arm. Indispensable in both classical rapier play and I.33 sparring, it has become an essential part of the modern swordsman`s equipment. This version of the Talhoffer buckler is flat with fluting for strength and a reinforced rim.
Manufactured using 16gauge (1.6mm) steel.
Specifications these will vary slightly from piece to piece.
Weight 1.4 kgs 3lb )
Length 49cm (20 1/4 inch)
Width 30cm (11 3/4 inch)