Praetorian Sword 16" | NEW Scorched Earth Finish | CPM MagnaCut Steel
Praetorian Sword 16" | NEW Scorched Earth Finish | CPM MagnaCut Steel
Praetorian Sword 16" | NEW Scorched Earth Finish | CPM MagnaCut Steel

Praetorian Sword 16" | NEW Scorched Earth Finish | CPM MagnaCut Steel

Sale price$ 1,295.00 USD
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  • Watch video to see actual sword available!
  • NEW! Scorched Earth blade finish - rich dark bronze with a darker earth camouflage pattern
  • 100% designed and handcrafted in the USA
  • NEW .210" CPM MagnaCut American made stainless powder steel
  • Next evolution in blade steel - edge wear 2x longer than CPM-3V
  • 100% American made materials
  • 16" blade, 22.5" overall
  • 25oz knife only / 37oz including sheath
  • Heat treated in-house for maximum toughness, durability and edge-holding capability
  • Industry-leading clear Cerakote© finish protects your blade from corrosion
  • Handle overlaid with interlocking wrap in genuine black leather (no wrap on G10 handles)
  • Custom fitted Leather/Hybrid Sheath for carry on belt or backpack 
  • Lifetime free resharpen 
  • Protected by Dawson Knives’ Common Sense Guarantee

Description: Hear the roar of the crowd thunder through the Colosseum when you grip this stunning, gladius-inspired Praetorian. The classic profile has come vividly to life with the finest steel modern metallurgy has to offer, crafted with skill and insight.

Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Ted O. (Phoenix, US)
Praetorian 16"

I really love this sword. The Arizona Copper finish is stunning. I want to own the longer praetorian now also.

William C. (San Francisco, US)
Caesar would have approved

This preaetorean is very nice. Grinds are even. Arizona finish will protect the steel. Sheath is awesome. Handles are well done and feel comfortable. Great purchase. 👍

David T. (Modesto, US)

Sword is gorgeous great weight and craftsmanship. Bought it for my father and he loves it, Very happy to have it. Only thing that would make it better is if it fit a little more snug in the sheath so it wouldn’t rattle or fall out when it is upside down. Granted, when is it ever going to be upside down but the blade rattles a little against the edge and worried about wear.

Anonymous (Las Vegas, US)
Heirloom Masterpiece!

This blade is so beautifully made. A work of art to be admired. And a formidable tool to be used should the need arise. The history behind this modern day resurrection of the gladius is truly remarkable. Relive the ancient days of the Roman Empire! Oh, and don't forget to accompany the gladius with the scutum too!


Wow what a beautiful piece to add to my collection, great weight and balance!!! Amazing!

Mike B. (Plentywood, US)
Love at first swing.

I love it is very smooth. I do wish that the handle was a little longer or the sheath a little shorter. It’s a bit hard to grab it with a full hand when all the way in The sheath. Over all awesome !!!