In the year 871 d. C., the young Prince Alfred, known as Alfred the Great, boldly led king Ethelred's army of Wessex in a glorious victory against a large invading Danish army. This sword represents the main weapon used in this crucial battle.
Steelcraft's winch gunsmiths manufactured this high-carbon steel sword. Take a leaf with an extra wide channel. The guard is luxuriously decorated with a work of embossed Viking knots. Both the button and the protection have been darkened to obtain a forged finish. The button is covered in soft leather with worn finish.
It comes equipped with an elegant leather hem, with matching belt and metal trim at the tip.
- Total length: 94 cm
- Leaf: Length 79 cm; Width 4.7 cm; Thickness 4 mm
- Weight: 1,165 g
- Material: Carbon Steel, 1065