Norman Sword with scabbard
Like their famous sword, the Normans' lust for battle and ravenous desire for land and treasure can be undoubtedly traced to their Viking forefathers, who wrenched their homeland in north-western France from the hands of Charles the Simple in the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte in 911 A.D. Never satisfied with their lot, it wasn't long before they once again took up their broad, double-edged swords and set sail across the English Channel to conquer Britain, most famously at the battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Cold Steel® now offers a battle-ready version of these famous swords. Like the studied originals, it offers a long, wide blade with fully sharpened edges. To ensure that it remains light enough to be easily wielded with one hand, Cold Steel has also added a single broad fuller in the center of the blade that serves to reduce weight, improve balance and add the stiffness required to withstand heavy blows.
The hilt of the Cold Steel® Norman Sword is also reminiscent of many surviving originals. It features downturned, spatulate quillons, a leather-over-wood grip and a modified cocked hat pommel. This pommel shape was specially chosen, as it allows more room for the hand while counterbalancing the blade and serving as a weapon in its own right.
The sword comes along with a leather-covered wooden scabbard with steel fittings.
- Blade material: 1060 high carbon steel
- Overall length: approx. 94.6 cm
- Handle length: approx. 18.4 cm
- Blade length: approx. 76.2 cm
- Weight: approx. 1015 g
- Including leather-covered wooden scabbard with steel fittings
- Cold Steel® Product No.: 88NOR
We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Please provide your birth date when ordering. We'll also need a copy of your ID-card or passport by email, scan, fax or mail.
Shipping weight: 1.60 kg
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