This sword is a combination of several 9th century Viking swords that are found in the region around Trondheim in Norway. The grip is made after a frequently occurring type and the wide blade is typical for the Viking sword. The sword is delivered including a simple scabbard which is strengthened with steel strips. The sword has a full tang and a riveted pommel.
Although this sword is especially designed for 9th century re-enactment it is also an acquisition for every sword collector. It is available blunt (battle-ready) or sharp. The sword has a length of 95 cm, a blade of 77 cm and a grip of 18 cm. Its point of balance is situated approx. 10 cm from the cross-guard. The sword weighs approx. 1 kg.
This sword is a Petersen type E.
Length: 95 cm ;
Blade length: 78.50 cm;
Grip length: 16.50 cm;
Blade width at guard: 5.5 cm;
Weight: 1250 g;
Balance point from guard: 12 cm;
Steel type: 5160 steel, hardness 50-52 HRC marquenched spring steel;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
The blade of this sword can be blunted (2,5-3 mm) at a surcharge of €70,00. Please note: although the thickness will be the same as a battle-ready sword, the return right and warranty expires when using the blunting service. Please contact us if you wish to use the blunting service, or make a note at the last step of your shiopping cart. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
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.
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