A classic 15thC hauswehr with brass fittings rather than the more usual steel. It has a very stout double edged blade with broad central fuller and inlaid makers mark.
The sheath is formed from two layers of veg tan leather, dyed black and fitted with fabricated brass fittings and finished with a hanging loop.
Overall length 36cm/14" Blade length 24cm/9.5" Grip length 11cm/4.5"
Viking or Saxon round shield - 70cm 298" diameter The shield is constructed from 12mm or 1/2" plywood, tapered down across the face to 6mm or 1/4" at the edge....
Viking round shield 82cm /32" diameter, constructed from 10mm ply, tapered down to be 5mm at the edge. Front and back covered in bonded linen canvas, gesso filled, painted lime...
This is a stunning and authentic reproduction of a Viking battle axe made by a very skilled friend. These were devastating weapons that were used to great effect against the...