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River Witham Viking Sword


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River Witham Viking Sword by Legacy Arms. Functional viking sword for reenactors and history fans. Reproduction of the original viking sword found in river Witham in England. 5160 tempered carbon steel.

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Viking Sword from Witham River

The original sword was dredged up from the river Witham. This sword can be seen in Ian Peirce's "Swords of the Viking Age" page 77 and includes all the original stats and a picture of the original. You can see from the original stats in the book and the stats on our version on how close we came to the original.

The blade of this sword is hand forged from 5160 carbon steel and hand tempered. The pommel and cross guard is also solid carbon steel with copper diamond inlays, then highly polished. The handle is wood wrapped in black suede leather. Sword also includes a wood scabbard wrapped in black leather with steel accents at throat and tip.

Viking Sword Key Features

solid steel pommel & crossguard
hand forged carbon steel tempered blade
leather wrapped wood scabbard w/steel accents

Overall: 37 1/4"
Blade Length: 30 1/2"
Handle Length: 6 3/4"
Weight: 3.3
Point of Balance: 4 1/2"
Blade Steel: 5160

Legacy Arms weapons are designed by Bruce Brookhart, a leading researcher on medieval weaponry.

Legacy Arms generation 2 - distributed by Hanwei, CAS Iberia (Paul Chen).

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