A classic Viking sword of the 10thC based on many finds from Scandinavia and England
The hilt is assembled from three major pieces and riveted together with silver twisted wire inserts. Grip is cord bound leather and comes with a leather sheath and bronze chape.
Grip length – 92mm
Blade length – 75cm
Overall length – 85cm
The sword is based very accurately on A479 from the Wallace Collection, which I measured and handled personally for the project. The sword is very distinctive and is probably a...
Based very accurately on The Battle Abbey Sword held by Scottish Heritage, which I measured and handled personally for the project. The sword is very distinctive and is probably a...
In many of Breughels’ paintings you see fairly low status men carrying short messers often with a side ring and a knuckle bow. This form of short sword was popular...