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Viking tool steel Seax Knife Birka Style #55

$ 65.00

Viking tool steel Seax Knife Birka Style #55 with maple wood handle decorated with period birds eye pattern with brass bezel and vegetable-tanned Birka, Sweden, style scabbard from historical example. This Norse knife will hold an edge and is rust-resistant making for a good Viking survival camp tool.  For Norse, medieval Viking, LARP, and SCA. 

Product Details:

  • Sharp edge.
  • Maple wood handle decorated with birds-eye Norse design, brass shoulder.
  • Brown Vegetable tanned leather Scabbard.
  • Historical Scabbard design.
  • Hand-hammered blade of 420 stainless tool steel. (Rust Resistant)
  • Rockwell Hardness 45.
  • Belt loop fits a 2 1/2 inch belt.

Returns and Exchanges: You may return your Viking tool steel Seax Knife Birka Style #55 for absolutely any reason within 30 days of receipt for your choice of an exchange for different size or style, store credit or refund. See my Returns and Exchanges Policy.

Measurements:  Viking tool steel Seax Knife Birka Style #55 measures 10 inches or 26cm long.  Blade width is 1 & 1/8 inch or 2.8 cm.  Blade length is 4 inches or 15cm. Blade thickness at the handle is 3/16 inch or 4 mm.  Handle length is 4 1/4 inches or 11 cm.

History: The Seax Viking tool steel Knife from Birka #7 is from the family of knives known as Seax, also known as hadseax, sax, seaxe, scramaseax, scramsax, means knife or cutting tool in Old English. In modern archaeology, the term seax is used specifically for the typically large knives worn by men in the 5th to the 11th century in the region roughly enclosed by Ireland, Scandinavia, and Northern Italy. The seax was most common in Germanic Tribes and Viking culture and often featured a very elaborate and decorative sheath.

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