Viking swords were derived from the German types of spathae, swords from the Iron Age. They were quite long, had a solid protection and a strong blade. It is presumed that they are the predecessors of the later knight swords and they were bought all over Europe. A Viking sword generally had a wavy pommel with three lobes, long straight edges, a wide fuller and a short grip. The sword was short, probably for a better speed. A lot of Viking swords were decorated with inscriptions or images.
This Viking sword weighs approx. 1,6 kg. Its length is 92 cm, the blade is 75 cm and the cross-guard is 11,5 cm. The pommel and the cross-guard are finished with brass on the upper and lower side.
This sword is a Petersen type M.
This sword is custom made.
This item is semi-sharp and designed for decorative purposes. It can be made razor sharp at a surcharge.
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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