Gladius Machete by Cold Steel


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Ever popular, the Gladius is still in demand almost 2000 years later The Cold Steel version of this ancient classic, called the Gladius Machete, has been recreated into a formidable machete format for the modern warrior. Derived from the sword used by Celtic tribes of ancient Iberia (Spain) and adopted by the Roman Legions, the gladius, with its long, narrow point and wasp-waisted blade, was the scourge of the battlefield and often the last thing seen or felt by Roman enemies. Made from 1055 high carbon steel and hand sharpened to a murderous point and wicked edge, this Gladius machete offers 19 inches of unprecedented piercing and slashing power. Sporting an extra wide, full tang for strength and a classically inspired handle, it offers the standard guard and ball shaped pommel of years gone by. Made of high impact polypropylene, it is impervious to the elements, rugged beyond belief, and, most importantly, comes complete with a sturdy corduroy sheath and belt loop for easy storage and carry.

Key Features:

  • Fully functional
  • Inspired by gladius blades of old
  • Black, baked-on anti-rust matte finish
  • Handle has traditional gladius grip, guard, and pommel
  • Great for combat and reenactment
  • Includes Cordura sheath


  • Blade made of 1055 high carbon steel
  • Handle made of polypropylene


  • Blade Length: 19 Inches
  • Blade Thickness: 2.8 millimeters
  • Handle Length: 7.875 Inches
  • Overall Length: 26.875 Inches
  • Overall Weight: 18 Ounces


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