The Cinquedea [Ching-kwi-dey-uh] has held a long fascination for the people at Cold Steel. It gained popularity as the sidearm of choice for noblemen walking through the narrow alleyways and walled cities of Italy. It was essentially the precursor to the civilian side sword and the rapier. Surviving examples of these unusual short handled and steeply tapered blades are often highly embellished and ornate. With etched or gilded blades and deep multiple fullers that border on jewelry rather than weaponry – but beneath the romanticisms of high renaissance fashion lay a tool made with purpose Cold Steel’s interpretation of the Cinquedea is made from expertly heat treated carbon steel with a highly engraved guard and pommel, and a hand-carved rosewood grip. The Cinquedea is sold complete with a leather scabbard with engraved steel throat and chape.
- Full tang fixed blade made from 1065 carbon steel with a satin finish. Black rosewood handle with a steel pommel and guard, also comes with included black leather sheath.
- 14.5" Blade
- Carbon Steel – 1065
- Rosewood Handle
- Leather Sheath
- We are UK based and this product ships from the UK
- Free Delivery
- Price checked regularly, we won't be beaten on price
For sale to those age 18 and over. Age check performed during order processing and by courier on delivery.