Caroling sword with a handle type S by typology of A.N. Kirpichnikov.
Meldal, South Trondelag, Norway. X century.
Blade length: 80 cm.
Total sword length: 97 cm.
Guard width: 12 cm.
Blade width at guard: 5 cm.
Blade thickness at guard: about 5 mm.
Sword weight: 1450-1500 g.
The blade is made of spring tempered steel.
Blade is hardened (Hardness 50 HRC).
The biggest thickness of the blade at the handle: about 6 mm.
The thickness of the blade at the end: about 3.5 mm.
Designed for contact fencing. There are no weaknesses in the design.
The difference from edged weapons – the lack of sharpening the blade.
Blade blunted (edge thickness of 2 mm).
100% Battle ready.There are no weaknesses in the design.The difference from edged weapons
– the lack of sharpening the blade.Blade blunted (edge thickness of 2 mm).