The Hebrides were the junction between Norway, the mainland of Scotland, Ireland and the rest of Europe and allowed trade and diplomatic connections. A Scottish-Celtic people that differed from the other people in Scotland reigned over the Hebrides. With their ships they dominated the Irish sea and with their trade they were one of the richest lordships of Great Britain. Their elite warriors were the Gallowglass and their swords were similar to this model.
This sword is a replica of an original that was made between the 14th and 15th century at the Scottish west-coast. It has a blade with a length of 105 cm, an upper width of 5 cm and a lower width of 2,5 cm. This sword was originally a single-handed sword but it could also serve as a hand-and-a-half sword. The blade is made of EN45 steel with 0,55% carbon; 1,75% silicon; 0,75% manganese; 0,05% sulphur and 0,05% phosphorus. It has a Rockwell hardness of HRC 52 ? 54 and is a popular battle sword in the re-enactment world.This sword is made in Scotland.
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 cannot be shipped to countries outside the EU due to its length.
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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