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This sword is a replica of a 10th century Viking sword excavated in Dublin. The original is nowadays part of the collection of the National Museum of Ireland. It is part of the same exhibition as the Ballinderry sword and the Limerick sword. This sword is a Petersen type AE, a sword type that is relatively seldom excavated.
This sword has a characteristic lobed pommel. It has a length of 87,6 cm with a sharp carbon steel blade with a hardness of 50-52 HRC. The blade is 71 cm long. This sword weighs 1049 grams and is delivered including scabbard.
Length: 87.6 cm;
Blade length: 71.7 cm;
Grip length: 14 cm;
Weight: 1049 g;
Balance point from guard: 11.4 cm ;
Steel type: 5160 carbon steel;
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.
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.
Graceful sword, is lightweight with excellent balance. Pommel is riveted.