Viking swords were derived from the German spathae, swords from the Iron Age. They were quite long, had a solid protection and a strong blade. It is thought that they were the predecessors of the later knight swords and they were used all over Europe. A Viking sword had in general a wavy three-lobed pommel, long straight edges, a wide fuller and a short grip. The sword was short, presumably for a better speed. A lot of Viking swords were decorated with inscriptions or images.
This is a late Viking sword of approx. 1,55 kg. It has a length of 88 cm with a blade of 83 cm and a cross-guard of 16 cm.
This sword is made by Jiri Krondak from Prague. During the last 20 years, this line of swords proved themselves on the re-enactment fields. They are continually perfectionised to a reliable and inexpensive type of re-enactment swords.
This sword is an Oakeshott type X.
This sword is custom made.
Length: 88 cm;
Blade length: 73 cm;
Grip length: 16 cm;
Weight: 1550 g;
Steel type: Spring steel (DIN 54SiCr6) 48-50 HRC;
Edge: Blunt (3 mm battle-ready)/semi-sharp/sharp;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
Suitable for re-enactment and martial arts. The blade is handmade and tempered, using traditional forging techniques. The razor sharp version is suitable for cutting tests. When using the sharpening service, the return right and warranty expires. 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.
This product has a two year warranty. Click here for more information.
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