This sword is a replica of the sword that was found in the late 19th century in the river Ouse, near Cawood, North-Yorkshire. It is a unique model and one of the few late Viking swords that has been well preserved. The original dates from the 11th century and is now exhibited at the Yorkshire Museum.
This replica is developed by CAS Hanwei. It is made of 5160 carbon steel and has a wide fuller. The second cross-guard, a part typical for a Viking sword, is combined with a medieval bent cross-guard. The sword is delivered including a simple scabbard.
The sword has a length of 91,5 cm with a blade of 76,2 cm and it weighs 1,1 kg. This sword is an Oakeshott type XII.
Length: 91.5 cm;
Blade length: 76.2 cm;
Grip length: 10.2 cm;
Weight: 1105 g;
Steel type: 5160 carbon steel, hardness 50-52 HRC;
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 â‚¬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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