This sword is based on the Gilling sword, a richly decorated Saxon sword from the 9th century from the collection of the Yorkshire Museum.
This replica is a more modest version of the original. The grip is made of wood and covered with leather. The blade is made of EN45 carbon steel and it has a Scale of Rockwell hardness of HRC 50. The pommel and the cross-guard are made of steel. The blade is 76 cm long, 3,8 cm wide, with a tip of 2,5 cm wide.
This sword is a Petersen type R.This sword is custom made.
Length: 93 cm;
Blade length: 76.5 cm;
Grip length: 16.5 cm;
Blade width at guard: 4.9 cm;
Weight: 1250 g;
Balance point from guard: 16 cm;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 50 HRC;
Edge: blunt (3 mm, battle-ready) / Razor sharp;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
This sword is designed for longetivity by using more advanced forging techniques and paying extra attention to weight and flexibility. The razor sharp version is suitable for intensive cutting tests.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.
This product has a five year warranty. Click here for more information.
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