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What is the diameter of the grip on a gladius? (at its widest and narrowest points if scalloped) A known range of sizes or simply that of your own reconstruction would be useful to me.
Paul,

My Pompeii Style Gladius measures at about 24mm with my calipers, with a circumference of 8.5cm at where my middle/ring finger grip.

My Mainz Style Gladius measures at about 30mm with my calipers, with a circumference of 9cm at where my middle/ring finger grip.

Hope this helps,

Mike