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Seax Damascus Viking #43

$ 75.00

Beautiful and sharp this Damascus Viking Seax features a bone, horn, leather, brass, and maple handle.  The blade is Pattern weld of 15n20 nickel stainless and 1095 high carbon steel with Rockwell Hardness of 54.  This knife will hold and edge well.  The decorative scabbard is vegetable tanned leather and etched 24 gauge brass with a loop mount on the back end of handle with an attached leather thong. 

Knife measures 9 & 3/8 inches or 24 cm long.  Blade width is 7/8 inch or 2.3 cm.  Blade length is 4 & 7/8 inches or 11.7 cm. Blade thickness at handle is 3/16 inch or 4 mm.  Handle length is 4 & 7/8 inches or 12.5 cm.

Decorated Scabbard comes in Red or Brown Vegetable tanned leather.

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 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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