This axehead is made after several early medieval originals. Axeheads like this were presumably already used around the 4th century. They are particularly found in Scandinavia, on the British Isles and in Ireland. This type of axe was probably of Germanic origin.
This battle-ready axehead is hand-forged. The blade is blunt and the edges are rounded.
The length of the blade is 15,5 cm, its maximum width is 9,7 cm and it has a thickness of 3 to 4 mm. The eye for the haft measures 35 x 24 mm. it weighs 900 grams.
This axehead is a Petersen type A.
Head size: 15.5 x 9.7 cm
Ring diameter: 3.5 x 2.5 cm;
Weight: 900 g
Material: EN45 spring steel hardness 53 HRC
Edge: blunt 3 mm (battle-ready)
Shaft included: no
Based on a historic original: yes
Transport weight (grams): 500 *
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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