Viking Sword - 100 cm
Expected to be in stock on November 24th, 2019
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You admire the Viking Sword that belonged to your father. The great warrior sailed his last voyage, but your brethren still managed to bring back his weapon specially for you. For that, at least, you are grateful.Looking down upon the sharpened, freshly cleaned steel, you wonder what this sword has seen. Carried on countless travels, this sword may have shed blood raiding the English coast, been tarnished under the sun of Spain, and been drawn in defense of Miklagard.One day you will add to its story.DETAILSThe Viking Sword is a weapon of status wielded by free men and proud warriors of skill and valour. The 100 cm long sword has a 85 cm fullered blade designed to be lightweight while maintaining its structural stability. The handle is detailed and 10 cm long, cast and painted to look like realistic leather wrapped around a carved hilt and pommel.Whether you are a Viking or Celtic warrior, this Viking Sword is our highest quality gear due to its impressive durability and detail. The blade is made from closed cell foam around a fibreglass core and finished with a strong latex coating, while the handle is a polyurethane foam cast that allows for greater detail and no maintenance. This hybrid model sword will make you confident in the safety and appeal of your weapon on the battlefield.HISTORYOriginally a Frankish designMost swords of this design found in Scandinavia were imported or looted from the Frankish EmpireAlso referred to as a “Norman Sword”Gave rise to the Knightly Sword in the 11th to 12th centuriesA fuller, or the groove that runs the length of the blade, was added to weapons to lighten the blade while adding structural strength