A steel and aluminium epee, with a blue felt lining inside hand guard. This was the epee used by Pál Schmitt (fencer) of Hungary during the Gold medal winning performance by the 5-man Hungarian Fencing Team at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Around the outside of the hand guard is featured, in black felt-tip pen, Schmitt's signature.
0 - Whole: H: 1030 W: 135 D: 135mm (H: 40 9/16 W: 5 5/16 D: 5 5/16")
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Pál Schmitt.