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This sword is made after a 10th century original excavated in England. Swords like this were used between the 9th and 12th century all over Europe. This type of sword is one of the most excavated types of medieval swords.
It has a length of 91 cm with a blade of 79 cm and a max. width of 4,2 cm. The blade is made of carbon steel with a hardness of approx. 52 HRC. The grip is made of wood and wrapped round with leather. The sword weighs approx. 1250 g.
Baldr was the god of light and beauty. He was married to Nanna and had a son, Forseti. Baldr was immortal, except when he was wounded by weapons made of mistletoe. The god Loki made a spear of mistletoe and he let Baldrs blind brother, Höðr, throw it. Baldr died and thus he gave rise to Ragnarok.
This sword is an Oakeshott type X.
Length: 92 cm;
Blade length: 77 cm;
Grip length: 15 cm;
Blade width at guard: 4.5 cm;
Weight: 1200 g;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 50 HRC (AISI 1090 );
Edge: Blunt (3 mm battle-ready);
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
This sword is ideal for beginning sword fighters and light fights, but is not covered by any warranty.
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.
Tip: How to adjust the finish of your armour and weaponry
Luxurious (polished)- polish the steel with metal polish or toothpaste. You can even give the item a mirror-like polish. Test on a small surface first!
Handmade (matte)- soak the steel in cola for 40 minutes to 20 hours. Check regularly and treat with black sandpaper.
Antique (patinated) leave the steel to rust for some time in a damp environment, preferably outside. Remove the red layer of rust, to reveal the corroded top layer.
Please note. After finishing the product yourself, the warranty and return right expire. Celtic WebMerchant is not responsible for the obtained result.