Windlass Finnish Viking sword Suontaka

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Windlass Finnish Viking sword Suontaka

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This replica sword is based on a historical 10th century sword found in a Viking woman grave in Finland. The pommel, grip and guard are beautifully decorated with motifs from early medieval Viking art. The decorations show snakes in the Urnes style with ribbon motifs. The luxurious grip is made of dark wood with a brass band in the middle. The sword is delivered including a beautiful luxurious leather scabbard with a Viking buckle and various Viking decorations in the form of a scabbard closure and a belt fitting. With this beautiful belt you can wear the sword around your waist in the scabbard. The semi-sharp blade is forged from tempered 1085 carbon steel with a hardness of 52 HRC. You can use it as an ornamental sword with your Viking costume, or display it for decoration to bring your home into pagan Viking atmospheres. When the blade is blunted, you can use it as a battle-ready sword for sword fighting in reenactment or living history battles. Also perfect for Historical European Martial Arts.


Details:
Material: 1085 tempered carbon steel
Hardness: 52 HRC
Pommel: peened
Edge: semi-sharp 1 mm
Length: 93,98 cm
Blade length: 78,11 cm
Blade width: 4,45 cm
Blade steel thickness: 4,7 mm
Weight: 1.39 kg
Scabbard included
Based on a historical original
Transport weight (gram): 2000 *


We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.

This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.


Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your weapons regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper. Remove burrs with a whetstone. Make sure you have removed all burrs before using a battle-ready weapon, as they can cause wounds.

Maintenance & care
Just as with weaponry, you can care for your shoes and leatherware by applying a little Ballistol after cleaning. This prevents the leather from drying out.



Sharpening service

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.

Blunting service

The blade of this sword can be blunted (2,5-3 mm) at a surcharge. 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.

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."

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