Viking Sword with Scabbard

Cold Steel®'s interpretation of this sword features a double-edged blade that is hand-forged out of high carbon steel, hand-polished and sharpened to perfection. The wooden handle is covered in leather and is supported by a simple, elegant guard at one end and a 5 lobed pommel at the other. Both guard and pommel feature traditional knot embellishments. More information...

€519,00 excl. VAT
In stock 2 pcs
Item physically stored in our Warehouse in Kadan
, dispatch on 15-Apr-2024
Item number: 11241

Viking Sword with Scabbard

  • Blade material: 1060 high carbon steel
  • Overall length: approx. 93.6cm
  • Blade length: approx. 76.8cm
  • Blade thickness: approx. 5.9mm
  • Handle: approx. 16.8cm long, leather-wrapped wood
  • Weight: approx. 1052 g
  • Incl. leather/wood scabbard with steel fittings
  • Cold Steel® Product No.: 88VS

The Viking Sword is supplied with a leather-wrapped wooden scabbard that is reinforced with a polished steel chape and throat.

The historic Viking sword of the 9th and 10th centuries featured a long, wide blade with a broad central fuller and two keen edges. The preferred stroke was a hard slash or chopping blow, so the point was fairly rounded but was just acute enough to be useful for thrusting. A simple guard with forward curving quillons was often utilized and combined with a utilitarian handle made of leather-covered wood (sometimes of bone or even cast in brass) and a heavy 5-lobed pommel to balance the long blade.

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