Deepeeka 11th century Anglo-Saxon sword, battle-ready

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Deepeeka 11th century Anglo-Saxon sword, battle-ready

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This is a reconstruction of an Anglo-Saxon sword from the early 11th century.

This sword has a length of 96 cm with a blade of 78,5 cm and a max. width of 4,3 cm. The pommel and cross-guard are made of iron. The blunt blade is made of carbon steel, with a scale of Rockwell hardness of 48-50 HRC. The wooden scabbard is covered with leather. The point of balance is situated 11 cm below the cross-guard.

Product details:
Length: 96 cm;
Blade length: 78.5 cm;
Grip length: 17.5 cm;
Blade width at guard: 4.3 cm;
Weight: 1300 g;
Balance point from guard: 13 cm;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 48-50 HRC;
Edge: Blunt (3 mm battle-ready);
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Pommel: Rivetted;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *

Deepeeka made name with their beautiful classical helmets and equipment. Besides, this Indian factory produces (early)medieval semi-sharp and battle-ready swords. The swords are a mix of historical accuracy and user friendliness and are definitely worth the price. The swords are delivered with luxury scabbard.

This sword is ideal for beginning sword fighters and light fights, but is not covered by any warranty.

This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.

Tip: How to adjust the finish of your armour and weaponry
Luxurious (polished)- polish the steel with metal polish or toothpaste. You can even give the item a mirror-like polish. Test on a small surface first!
Handmade (matte)- soak the steel in cola for 40 minutes to 20 hours. Check regularly and treat with black sandpaper.
Antique (patinated) leave the steel to rust for some time in a damp environment, preferably outside. Remove the red layer of rust, to reveal the corroded top layer.

Please note. After finishing the product yourself, the warranty and return right expire. Celtic WebMerchant is not responsible for the obtained result.
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As with their Roman swords Deepeeka seem to have updated some of their other models too. The grip is shorter than stated and far better for it. The leather wrap on the handle is done to a different and possibly more accurate pattern, different to the picture on the website and again, better for it. The scabbard as usual for Deepeeka is a work of art in itself and well worth the money alone. The cons, and they are minor. Some heavy machine polishing marks remain on the pommel and blade. I will enjoy polishing these out by hand myself. There are some marks on the scabbard where it was held in a vice or similar during manufacture. Again these will polish out. The sword is fantastic value for money and looks far better than the current photo on the website. I would recommend Deepeeka swords to anyone interested in value for money replicas and re-enactment swords. Deepeeka have been continually responding to customer feedback and now produce a fantastic product for the money. Celticwebmerchants provided their usual good service and packaging. This is my third sword from them and hopefully there will be more.

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