Maldon Viking Sword

£277.00Price

Price includes VAT @ 20%

Excluding VAT £230.83

 

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The Maldon Viking sword is a light, agile and resilient fighting blade that captures nearly everything that made this style such a formidable and near legendary design. Created to deal with shields, mail and thick fur or leather armour, it was more than a match for any hand-weapon of its day. Its semi-rounded point was capable of forcefully biting into targets without snagging or catching while its well-honed edge, neither too wide nor too narrow, enabled the widest possible array of single-hand combination blows. Its snub-hilt with distinct lobed-pommel gave the wielder a snug grip facilitating a quick center-of-rotation easily manipulated for exceptionally versatile action. With its capacity for delivering rapid single-handed strikes, it was ideal for fighting armed with a shield but also highly effective when matched with a sax or even a hand-axe. This a sword well-suited to any hand. Given a unique shadowed hue, one can well imagine a blade like the Maldon purposely darkened for a Northern nighttime skirmish. Serving a pivotal part in Norse martial heritage, it's easy to see why this style was so feared and so influential. Includes a matching scabbard with belt stop, custom packaging and certificate of authenticity signed by each smith that touched your blade through every step of the forging process.
 

Specifications:
Overall Length: 36-1/2"
Blade Length: 30-5/8"
Blade Width: 1-7/8"
Weight: 2 lbs / 6 oz
Point of Balance: 6-1/2" Below Hilt
Steel: 1065 High Carbon

 

Manufactured by Windlass Steelcrafts.

 

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