The celebrated Cawood Sword, named after its discovery location near Cawood Castle in England, is regarded as one of the finest and best-preserved examples of an 11th century Viking sword in existence. Preserved in the mud of the bed of the River Ouse for almost a millenium, the sword has now found a permanent home in the Yorkshire Museum, where it is a leading attraction. What is almost certainly a sister sword was unearthed in Norway in 1888, giving a valuable clue to the Cawood Swords origin.
Hanweis version of the sword replicates the lobated pommel and steeplydowncurved quillons of the hilt perfectly, while the wide-fullered blade is reproduced in 5160 high-carbon steel. The weight and balance provide for a very usable sword. No details of the original scabbard are known, but the styling of Hanweis leather-covered version is typical of the period.
- 5160 High-Carbon Steel
- Period Scabbard included
- Based on Yorkshire Museum Piece
- This sword has a sharp edge
- This sword is functional
- This sword is made from high-carbon steel
- This sword is hand forged
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£243.00 / €279.45
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