Grosse Messer - Hickory Hilt
Hilt Wood Choices - Hickory,  Jatoba,  Purple Heart

Grosse Messer – “Great Knife”


A German one-handed single-edged saber used during the 14th through 16th centuries.

Blade length – 24″
Blade width – 2″ (blade is flat, 5/8″ thick, with a rounded edge)
Guard length– 5-5/8″
Handle length – 5″ (w/pommel)
Avg. point of balance – 7.5″ from guard
Avg. weight – 1 lb. 6 oz.


Additional Information

Current turnaround time estimates

All products are hand crafted by me personally in the order in which they are received. Due to the current high volume of orders, the estimated time of completion for training weapon orders is as follows:

1 item ordered = about 12 weeks.
2 items ordered = about 13 to 14 weeks.
3 to 4 items ordered = about 14 to 15 weeks.
More than 4 items ordered, please contact me for a time estimate.

International order instructions

Customers who are located outside of the continental USA, please do not place an order directly on this website.
The PayPal program on this site does not take into account the additional shipping charges for orders to be
shipped outside the United States. There are also shipping length restrictions to some countries, therefore
international customers must contact me before ordering ( to discuss your order and the
accurate shipping charge. Please supply your shipping address including postal code so that the shipping charge
can be calculated accurately. I will give you a quote for the total order price and when the order is
finalized, I’ll email you a custom bill through PayPal. You can then follow the PayPal instructions for online
credit card payment at your convenience. Thank you!