Darksword 1336 - Two Handed Norman Sword* (sharpened)

Darksword 1336 - Two Handed Norman Sword* (sharpened)

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Fearsome replica based on the medieval Bayuex tapestry. Made to order, typically ships in 6-8 weeks.

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The Normans (also called Northmen or Norsemen) were the descendants of the Scandinavian Vikings who raided the European coastal settlements at the outset of the 8th century. Despite the Norman's conversion to Christianity and their adoption of Frankish way of life, the Normans retained many of the traits of their Germanic ancestors.

This particular sword is one of DSA’s newer swords; massive and strong yet not so heavy as some of their earlier models. The dual tempered 5160 Spring Steel blade (HRC 60 at the edge, 50 at the core) blade has an attractive fuller and is shapely and well designed.

The hilt itself is extremely attractive and authentic, with a mild steel crossguard and genuine leather wrap over oak handle.

The Norman, classified as type XI with elements of type XIIa in Oakeshott's sword typology, is fitted with a wheel pommel and straight guard – PEENED for maximum hilt durability.

This sword is historically tied to the Normans because of its frequent appearance in the Bayeux Tapestry: an embroidery that depicts the Norman Conquest. It will be of particular interest to people interested in British history and especially those who trace their ancestry to the Norman invasion.

At 3 lbs 13oz this sword is a heavier version of a two handed sword, and the high point of balance (at 6.5”) makes it tip heavy and therefore a powerful chopper. Not for the faint of heart!

Unlike Darksword blades we sold in the past, the sword is automatically also given a thorough sharpening until it is paper cutting sharp (normally costing an extra $35) and is also shipped FREE in North America - giving you the very best deal possible.

This sword comes with a wood core scabbard as standard with the option to upgrade it to include a premium quality sword belt with suspension system - allowing it to be worn or for an extra flourish when not in use hung on the wall (see below for a comparison).

How to Use

Sharpened and Battle Ready - suitable for heavy duty backyard cutting and display.
Blade Length: 35.5 Handle Length: 10 Point of Balance: 6.5 Weight: 3lbs 13oz

Materials and Construction

5160 Hand Sharpened Spring Steel Blade, Dual Tempered with an edge HRC of 60 and core HRC of 50. Mild Steel Fittings. Wood core leather wrapped handle and scabbard with optional upgrade to wearable belt and suspension system.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Made to order, typically ships in 6-8 weeks
FREE SHIPPING to the USA and Canada from Manufacturers warehouse in Quebec, Canada via Fed Ex. We apologize for the inconvenience, but due to the extreme shipping costs Darksword Armory swords can no longer be shipped outside of North America (USA and Canadian Orders only)

Warranty Info

Each sword is guaranteed to be as described and 100% genuine product. Each sword is also covered by in full by the Manufacturers Warranty PLUS our extended LIFETIME Warranty against blade breakage. Click here for detailed warranty information

Return Policy

Satisfaction Guaranteed. We proudly stand behind every product we sell. If you are not pleased with your purchase you can return it to us within 30 days of purchase in original, unused condition for a full refund minus shipping and 10% restock fee. Click here for more info on our guarantees

Featured positive reviews:

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Quality of the sword 05/06/2014
By mike hodges
Best sword I've ever bought hands down . More beautiful more duribile more functional this sword beats all the other cheep midevial sword knock offs by the same or some cases cheaper then others found on the enter net. From now on I'm only using sword buyers guide for my purchases on the enter net.