The original Witham sword was dredged up from the river Witham. This sword can be seen in Ian Peirce’s “Swords of the Viking Age” page 77 and includes all the original stats and a picture of the original. You can see from the original stats in the book and the stats on our version on how close we came to the original.
The blade of the Generation 2 Witham Viking sword is hand forged from 5160 carbon steel and hand tempered. The pommel and cross guard is also solid carbon steel with copper diamond inlays, then highly polished. The handle is wood wrapped in black suede leather. Sword also includes a wood scabbard wrapped in black leather with steel accents at throat and tip.
Generation 2 River Witham Viking Sword Features:
- 5160 tempered carbon steel blade
- Carbon steel guard and pommel
- Copper diamond inlays
- Suede wrapped handle
- Black leather wrapped scabbard
- Battle ready
- Overall: 37 1/4″
- Blade Length: 30 1/2″
- Handle Length: 6 3/4″
- Weight: 3.3
- Point of Balance: 4 1/2″