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  SH2208N Hanwei
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• Forged high-carbon steel
Historic styling
Antiqued patina

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This "antiqued" version of the Solingen Main Gauche (SH2208) features a hilt finish, developed by Hanwei, that allows a museum-quality patina to be applied to stainless steel while the non-corroding properties of the steel are retained. This finish is very attractive and gives an authentic appearance to the piece. The blade is interchangeable with our “Practical” blade (OH2256) which is designed for safety in rapier/main gauche sparring..

The Main Gauche, or left hand dagger, was often used with the rapier, providing an added dimension in both offense and defense, and the “Schools of Fence” which proliferated in Europe during this period taught the use of the two weapons in combination. The Main Gauche would often match the Rapier in styling, while incorporating features which maximized the effectiveness of the piece. Replacement blades, both live and blunt (for sparring), are available for most of the Rapiers and Main Gauches.

The Antiqued Solingen Main Gauche features a blade of high quality, strength, and temper, and is fully functional. See model SH2205N Antiqued Solingen Rapier for the perfect complement to this version of Main Gauche.


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Overall: 17"
Blade Length: 11 1/8"
Weight: 12oz

Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

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SH2208N Antiqued Solingen Main Gauche by CAS Hanwei

 PRACTICAL MAIN GAUCHE BLADE - The OH2256 blade will enable three of our most popular main gauche models to be converted from live blade to practical sparring blade configuration.
Practical Main Gauche Blade OH2256
Renaissance Wax Polish OXRW1
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