Limited Edition Viking Sword
(Viking Type R)
This historical Viking sword is referred
to as a Type R hilt in Petersen's Typology, due to the distinctive five-lobed
pommel and straight flaring guard. Archaeo-logical find places for this
Viking sword hilt form date from the 10th century.
components of the Vinland Viking sword are investment cast in mild steel
from original waxes carved by Leif Hansen under the direction of Peter
Johnsson, based on Peter's first-hand examination and documentation of
original historical swords of this type.
The blade of this historical sword is classified as a Geibig Type 3 (which
some consider a sub-classification of the Oakeshott Type X), hand-ground
from high-carbon steel to a fine satin finish, heat-treated by hand for
maximum flexibility and to take a fine edge. These swords are sold sharp,
unless otherwise requested by the customer.
A Limited Edition Hand Crafted Collectible Sword
sword is offered in a limited edition of only 100 collectible swords worldwide.
Overall length: 36.875" (94 cm)
Blade length: 30.875" (78 cm)
Blade width: 2.2" (6 cm)
CoB: 6.125" (16 cm)
CoP: 20.25" (51 cm)
Pivot Point: 21" (53 cm)
Weight: 2.375 lbs (1.1 kilos)
You can customize your sword's grip color
-- see the standard grip colors here.
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