This Viking sword is based on the original found in the grave of the Viking king Godfred (Gudfred of Gudrød). He reigned around 810 AD over Haithabu and Jutland.
This reconstruction is 94 cm long, with a blade of 79,5 cm long and max. 4,3 cm wide. The blade has a Rockwell hardness of 48-50 HRC. The grip is covered with brown leather and the sword has two guards and a pommel, which is nailed to the upper guard. The lobes of the pommel are separated by iron wire, this technique was used often with such pommels. The scabbard is made of wood and covered with leather.
Deepeeka made name with their beautiful classical helmets and equipment. Besides, this Indian factory produces (early)medieval semi-sharp and battle-ready swords. With their blades of 48 to 50 HRC, these models are well suited for re-enactment. The flexibility and balance enable them to be used intensively. The swords are a mix of historical accuracy and user friendliness and are definitely worth the price. The swords are delivered with luxury scabbard.
Length: 94 cm;
Blade length: 79.5 cm;
Grip length: 14.5 cm;
Blade width at guard: 4.3 cm;
Weight: 1100 g;
Balance point from guard: 16 cm ;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 48-50 HRC;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
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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However, the sword has effectively no taper and is very top heavy, so it's pretty hefty. Feels absolutely bestial in the hand.
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