This sword is made after several 9th century originals that were excavated in the region of Trondheim in Norway. Swords like this were mainly excavated in Scandinavia and Ireland.
The sword is made of folded steel, just like the genuine Viking swords. As a result patterns can be seen in the blade. The lobed pommel and cross-guard are decorated, swords like this were worn by the chiefs. The swords is delivered including a luxurious scabbard. Its length is approx. 76 cm with a blade of 61 cm. It weighs approx. 1,3 kg.
This sword is a Petersen type E.
Length: 77 cm;
Blade length: 61 cm;
Grip length: 16 cm;
Weight: 1100 g;
Steel type: Damascus steel (Torsion pattern) & 1055 carbon steel;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Pommel: In one part with 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.
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.
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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+).”