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Cold Steel® Viking Sword

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Cold Steel® Viking Sword
Cold Steel® Viking Sword

Cold Steel® Viking Sword

Brand: Cold Steel

Pre-order only. Available after: 02/08/2016

Ships after: 02/29/2016

The typical 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 quillions was often utilized and combined with an equally utilitarian wooden handle that was covered with leather, bone, or even cast in brass. What really made the Viking Sword so distinctively recognizable from its contemporaries was its heavy 5 lobed pommel used to balance the long blade.

·Hand forged 1055 carbon steel, double-edged blade
·Hand polished to a brilliant lustre
·Leather covered wood handle
·Simple, yet elegant, steel guard and 5 lobed pommel
·Both guard and pommel feature traditional Celtic knot embellishments
·30-1/4" blade
·36-7/8" overall
·Black leather covered scabbard with highly polished steel fittings

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