This sword is made after a 10th century original excavated in England. Swords like this were used between the 9th and 12th century all over Europe. This type of sword is one of the most excavated types of medieval swords.
It has a length of 91 cm with a blade of 79 cm and a max. width of 4,2 cm. The blade is made of carbon steel with a hardness of approx. 52 HRC. The grip is made of wood and wrapped round with leather. The sword weighs approx. 1250 g.
Baldr was the god of light and beauty. He was married to Nanna and had a son, Forseti. Baldr was immortal, except when he was wounded by weapons made of mistletoe. The god Loki made a spear of mistletoe and he let Baldrs blind brother, Höðr, throw it. Baldr died and thus he gave rise to Ragnarok.
This sword is an Oakeshott type X.
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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