Windlass Viking Seax

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$240.00

The Seax or Sax, was universal in Northern Europe. Carried and used by Saxons, Angles, Vikings and German tribes, its use probably dates to before the fall of Rome and continued into the early Middle Ages.

Details

The Seax or Sax, was universal in Northern Europe. Carried and used by Saxons, Angles, Vikings and German tribes, its use probably dates to before the fall of Rome and continued into the early Middle Ages. This Seax has a brass lobed pommel and guard. The wood grip is studded with brass tacks, for a very secure and comfortable grip. The blade is etched on both sides, flat ground, and capable of taking and holding a razor sharp edge. The leather sheath is riveted and laced, and has two thong slots.

Specifications

SPECIFICATION METRIC IMPERIAL
Overall Length 479mm 18.86"
Blade Length 321mm 12.64"
Handle Length 117mm 4.61"
Weight 0.47 Kg 1 lb 1 oz
Point of Balance
Width at Guard 40mm 1.57"
Width at Tip
Thickness at Guard
Thickness at Tip
Blade Steel 1055
Specifications will vary slightly from piece to piece.