The sax, seax or scramaseax is a large knife that was worn by European men in the 5th until the 11th century. Typical for the seax is that it has a single-edged blade and that it is worn horizontally, with the sharp edge upwards. Seaxes like this were used around 550 AD by the Saxons and the Franks.
This seax has a red wooden handle and a brass end that is decorated with a triskelion.
It is delivered including a scabbard, its length is 49 cm and the length of the blade is 31 cm.
Length: 49 cm;
Blade length: 31 cm;
Grip length: 18 cm;
Weight: 900 g;
Steel type: EN45 carbon steel;
Tang construction: full tang construction;
Grip: horn, brass;
Based on a historic original: yes;
Transport weight: 3000 *
This item is semi-sharp and designed for decorative purposes. It can be made razor sharp at a surcharge. When using the sharpening service, the return right and warranty expires. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
The blade can be blunted (2,5-3 mm) at a surcharge of €55,00. Please note: although the thickness will be the same as a battle-ready item, 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 shopping 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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