Rapiers are one-handed weapons that usually weigh around a kilogram, making them heavier than one might expect! Rapiers come in various shapes and sizes and were commonly used in the Renaissance era until the 17th century, and were even carried around by common citizens! Pictured: a cup-hilted rapier and a complex-hilted rapier.


Joachim Meyer 1561 Manuscript
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Capo Ferro's Rapier
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