Normanni miekka huotralla

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Norman Sword with Scabbard

The Battle of Hastings in 1066 sealed the final defeat of England against the Normans, who crowned hereupon William the Conqueror as their new king. At the same time, this historic event marks the end of the Viking Age: Through all their conquests, the Vikings ultimately settled down, and, as Christianized Normans, even fought in the crusades in the name of their new god.

This sword coincides precisely with this wartime era, which was marked by significant changes. It can be qualified as a late Viking sword as well as a Norman sword.

It is solely hand-crafted. The guard and characteristic pommel are made out of heat-treated malleable cast iron. The blade is hand-riveted to the pommel. The hilt is wrapped with a broad leather strap. The blade has a distinctive fuller which offers both great flexibility and a lesser weight. The edges of the blade are not sharpened.

The beautiful wooden scabbard is leather-wrapped and features a wooden belt loop (max. belt width 5 cm) as well as a steel chape.

This is the regular edition of our Norman. The same sword is also available as practical re-enactment version with blunt edges and a rounded tip (product no. 0116696806).

Details:
- Blade material: spring steel EN45, heat-treated to approx. 48 HRC
- Overall length: approx. 88 cm
- Blade length: approx. 73.5 cm
- Max. blade width: approx. 44 mm
- Point of Balance: approx. 14 cm from the guard
- Including leather-wrapped wooden scabbard
- Weight (without scabbard): approx. 1200 g