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Gladius, Steel Blade with Sheath

12 Reviews
Military and Police discount code in the Coupon Code field during checkout: GOUSA

**** Ordering Procedure ****
Review the steps below before completing your order:

1. Order: Place order and select appropriate options (guard, backside, etc), check out and receive order number.
2. Email: From a civilian email address (when possible) email the engraving instructions and order number to [email protected]
4. If a response is not received from us within 24 hours of sending engraving instructions, check spam folder. If still no email please email [email protected]
5. Review proof and email us back with approval or corrections. Proof must be approved before engraving will begin.

Expedited shipping: If the order must be rushed or have expedited shipping you will receive a quote for extra charges.

If you don't want engraving, you must tell us that also. We will NOT ship an order unless a proof is approved.

If you need the Rudis delivered by a certain date please note it on the order to ensure proper delivery time. Allow extra time for APO/FPO orders.
Product Code: Gladius.Steel.Award
Choose your options:
Requested delivery by:
Must choose a weekday date. No weekends.
Day of the Month:
Engrave Backside Blade
Engrave Guard
Rush Shipping 15(optional):
Graphic /Paint Fee
Fee to CREATE NEW graphic or PAINT:
This graphics editing charge is only for NEW unit logos or company logos. If you need guidance on how much to add, please ask on chat. If adding paint please select that option.Any graphics editing on a rush order (10 business days or less) requires this rush fee as well.
Full sized steel gladius, with darkened engraving on the blade and leather/brass sheath.
Stainless steel Blade so no rusting like other swords. The sword is NOT sharpened. Its blunt only.

  • We can engrave a corporate logo, military insignia, and/or text in a variety of fonts. Email instructions to: [email protected] and include order number.

Expedited Shipping
We will hold $15 over and above the shipping amount if your order is due 7 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 IF NEEDED.

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 may be required. The cost will vary based upon complexity of the image. You will be told which graphic fee to choose if you send a logo for approval before ordering, otherwise choose 'no graphics fee'

Military personnel discount code for use at checkout:

Email us at [email protected] 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 is best.
  • Layout: Powerpoint, sketch, word, photograph, etc. We can work with 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.

See Sizing tab for more information.
Overall Length: 29.5"
Weight: 1lb 5oz (0.6kg)

If needed within 10 days from date of placing the order, we do not recommend shipping USPS - they do not scan inbound packages so there is no tracking available. Please choose UPS and select the expedited fee if required.


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Michael Uzleber from San Antonio, TX United States
August 17, 2023
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Leonardo Figueroa from Clarksville, TN United States
December 27, 2022
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PCS Gift - Steel sword
By far hands down the best company I go to for PCS awards. I’ve used Purple Heart for almost every go away and it’s been a hit every time! You guys are so professional and great to work with. Turn around time is super fast! Definitely recommend this site for others to use for gifts as well
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Marc from USA
October 28, 2022
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Awesome product and great customer service!
This is the second sword I’ve ordered from Purpleheart. They’ve been great, even under a tight timeline. Thanks again!
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Brian Astwood from Germany
June 3, 2022
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Amazing work!!
I regularly utilize your company for gifts to both my Soldiers, Army Civilians and higher level leaders, and I'm always satisfied with the impeccable work, craftsmanship and attention to detail. Putting in another order now. Keep up the amazing work!!
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Jammie Taylor
April 7, 2022
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Great customer service
Finished product was better than expected and loved by the recipient.
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