SPQR Gotland axe Rommunds

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SPQR Gotland axe Rommunds

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This Viking axe is a replica of an axehead excavated in Rommunds (Gammelgarn, Gotland, Sweden) and dates from around 800 - 1099 AD. Nowadays the original is exhibited at the Swedish Historiska museet in Stockholm. The replica has the exact same size as the original axehead. The axehead is hand-forged from high quality carbon steel and has beautiful decorative elements. Axes were one of the most important objects for a Viking. They were both decorative objects and everyday tools that were used to chop firewood and other odd jobs around the house. Axes were used by both men and women as tools around the house. Axes were also used in the battle for throwing and chopping.

Material: carbon steel, ash wood
Edge: sharp
Including shaft
Total length: 35 cm
Size axehead: 11 x 8 cm
Thickness shaft: 3 x 1,5 cm
Based on a historical original
Transport weight (gram): 1000 *

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.

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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