CAS Hanwei Saxon sword York

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CAS Hanwei Saxon sword York

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This Saxon sword is a replica of a 9th century Saxon original. The original was excavated in 1976 in Yorkshire and is nowadays part of the collection of the Yorkshire Museum.

This sword is authentically made of folded steel. The sword has a luxurious finish, it was only used by the richest of the nobility.

It has a length of 85 cm, with a blade of 66 cm and a grip of approx. 15 cm. It weighs approx. 1,4 kg. It is delivered sharp and including a matching luxurious scabbard.

This sword is a Petersen type L.




Product details:
Length: 86 cm;
Blade length: 67.9 cm;
Grip length: 15.3 cm;
Weight: 1280 g;
Steel type: Damascus steel & 1055 carbon steel;
Edge: sharp;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Pommel: Screwed;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather, Silvered brass;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *



Blunting service

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

The original method of making Damascus steel from Wootz steel was lost in the modern era. Nowadays, the name Damascus steel is used as a generic term for pattern welded / laminated or melted steel made out of two or more different steel types.


We ask for a one-off age verification when purchasing sharp objects
Send a scan or picture of your ID-card, passport, driving license or other document with your birth date to [email protected] We only need your name and date of birth, all other information can be blurred. After this one-off check, we delete & destroy the image, so we do not store your personal details. Click here for more information.
The parcel of this item will be labelled: “Warning, sharp content. Please only deliver to adults (18+).”

This sword has is fairly thick and heavy blade. The best use for this sword is to sit on a horse and cut from top to bottom. The pommel is riveted. The handle is of sufficient length to average or broad palm. The sword is well made and very beautiful.

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