Rudis was a gift to a gladiator for a special achievement. This signified his
release from a slave to a freeman. Our Rudis is an excellent and unique give
for someone who has completed service in the military, retired, or completed an
Made in the USA, This is our upgrade rudis. Historically they had an ivory handle. We don't do ivory, but we left the handle with a finished white wooden handle for a beautiful contrast. The handle is not octagon for a very historic look.
We can engrave a
corporate logo, military insignia, and/or text in a variety of fonts.
View the display photos, Flickr, for examples of engravings or visit
our Facebook Page.
We will charge $15 over and above the
item amount if your order is due within 10 business days or less from the order date. This
will expedite the process and eliminate the extra time to track down additional
funds for fast shipping.
Engraving for the first side of the rudis blade
engraving is included. Engraving on each side of the guard or back side blade
is additional. Please choose options when placing the order.
Here is a PPT template you can download.
If we do not have the image on file, a one-time
setup fee is required. The cost will vary based upon complexity of the
If you'd like just the rudis, with no engraving,
please TELL US! We will not process the order without emailed instructions. A note can also be made in the
Military personnel discount code for use at checkout: GOUSA
**DON'T FORGET** PLEASE EMAIL ENGRAVING INSTRUCTIONS
Please email engraving instructions and images to: Email us in any format. Providing instructions in the
following formats will expedite the process:
· Text: in the body of the email or in a format that can be copied
**do not send text in pdf**
· Graphics: High Resolution, black & white.
· Layout: Powerpoint, sketch, word, photograph, etc. We can work
with most any format. We will work with you on the proof.
>> If you do not get
a tracking number 3-4 business days before your due date, contact us!
We do up to 100 of these a week, and sometimes things are missed. Please do not
wait until the due date to say you haven't received your item.
Standard Rudis - Made in USA, Best price, most common.
Old World Style - Made in India, More handmade look, more variation in quality and wood grain.
Victoria Style - Made in USA, Historic octagon grip and 2-tone color.
Ceasar - Made In USA, Octagon Grip, Black Blade, hand painted engraving, looks sharp, consistent, quality.
Ceasar w/Standard Grip - Made in USA, Lower price of Ceasar. Savings on the simpler grip.