Vendel Period Sword with Scabbard, Brass Hilt, Damascus Steel
Art.Nr.: VM003760
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Vendel period sword with scabbard


This beautifully crafted sword was reconstructed from a boat grave find from a ship burial site near Uppsala, Sweden. Based on the decorations on the sword, it is believed to be from around the 7th - 8th century. The finds of these swords were made in very high quality and craftsmanship.


The shape of the sword is a classic example of a Nordic weapon. The double-edged blade with a wide gouge is forged from Damascus steel. The continuous blade tang was riveted to the pommel. 


The highly detailed engravings in the quillons and pommel were reproduced as faithfully as possible. The guard is 9 cm long and 1.5 cm thick. The generous pommel was made of brass and finished with an antique finish. The red stones on the pommel were decorated with red enamels, reminiscent of real garnet stones. The handle section was made of wood and then covered with leather.
The leather scabbard with wooden core was covered with leather and decorated with fittings.


Deco Article
This sword is a deco article and not suitable for show fighting.


Details Vendelzeit sword:
- Material: Damascus steel blade (carbon steel, not stainless), brass guard and pommel, wooden handle with leather wrap.
- total length: ca. 89,5 cm
- blade length: ca. 73 cm
- Blade thickness: approx. 4 mm (cutting edges approx. 1 mm)
- Handle length: approx. 16.5 cm (handle section approx. 11 cm)
- Max. Blade width: approx. 5 cm
- Center of gravity: approx. 13 cm in front of the guard
- Incl. wooden scabbard with genuine leather cover and brass fittings
- Weight without scabbard: ca. 1,55 kg
- Weight with scabbard: approx. 1.9 kg

 

 

 


Item numberVM003760
Category weaponry replicas
Period: Early Medieval
Color: gold silver
Material: brass/bronze carbon steel
Proof of age required: The customer has to be at least 18 years old
weapon type: sword
Verwendungsklasse: decorative
Shipping weight:1,90 Kg