Merovingian Seax

The original version of The Merovingian Seax served from camp work to cutting work, on shipboard, and for fighting if a sword or axe was not available. The lobed pommel and guard are brass, and the wood grip is studded with brass tacks, for a very secure and comfortable grip. The blade is etched on both sides, flat ground, and capable of taking and holding a razor sharp edge. More information...

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SKU: mt_401022

Merovingian Seax

Please note: This is just an ornamental item, not intended for real use!

The leather sheath riveted and laced like the originals, has two thong slots. The remnants of The Merovingian Seax can be seen in the UK in the British Museum.

  • Decorated blade with etched Viking ornamentation
  • Total length approx. 478mm
  • Blade length approx. 330mm
  • Profile of the guard approx. 49.5 * 21.7mm
  • The blade starts approx. 100mm from the tip to taper, there it has a profile of approx. 38.4 * 2.94mm
  • Thickness of the cutting/striking edge approx. 0, 8mm
  • Thickness from the back of the blade approx. 3.25mm
  • On the 88mm long wooden handle are 14 brass rivets for a secure grip
  • Length of the grip (distance between guard and pommel) approx. 114.6mm
  • Pommel and guard are cast brass with a polished finish
  • The three-lobed pommel is approx. 45.8mm wide and approx. 25.4mm thick
  • Weight without sheath approx. 474 g
  • Weight including sheath approx. 594 g

Even if this is a fully functional seax, it cannot be used in combat shows, historical reenactment or similar for safety reasons!

The sheath is made of genuine dark brown cow leather. The exact colour tone can slightly vary from piece to piece.

Specs may slightly vary from exemplar to exemplar.

Premium Quality, made by Marto / Windlass Steelcrafts®.

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