Early Medieval Sword Scabbard, High Level


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We are delighted to offer our High Level sword scabbards as part of our new range.

The Scabbard is built with a felted wool lined wooden core with integral strap slide (Spruce) and covered with Veg tan cow leather which is hand sewn using natural linen thread and features raised detailing.

The straps are made from Veg-tan Goat leather that has been folded and sewn down both sides with natural linen thread. Please select the strap length you require (belt or baldric) and the culture of the buckle, strap end, top & bottom mounts and strap distributer from the drop down menu, exact buckle and strap end to be discussed after order.

We make these to order so please allow 4-6 weeks for production and dispatch, if you are on a deadline please contact us before ordering

****Please note that the leather is natural veg tan which has been dyed with modern dyes to imitate spruce bark tanage, ****

Suitable for portrayal of a 8th – 11th C ‘European’ persona.

This is accepted for use within:

The Vikings (NFPS)

Regia Anglorum.

Many other Groups and Societies also accept these for use, if in doubt please check with your group/society Authenticity/Provenance Officer or refer to your kit Guides. If you would like to add your Group or Society to the above list please let us know.


Scabbard construction follows examples from the period finds from the 9th – 11th C.

Leather and Leatherworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York – Q.Mould, I.Carlisle & E.Cameron, page 3360, find reference 15894-6

**** Sword not included****

Additional information

Blade width at cross guard

45mm, 50mm, 55mm, 60mm

Blade width before rounding

20mm, 25mm, 30mm, 35mm

Blade Length, Cross guard to tip

20", 21", 22", 23", 24", 25", 26", 27", 28", 29", 30", 31", 32", 33"

Belt Length (your waist/where you wear it)

25-30", 30-35", 35-40", 40-45", 45-50", 50-55"

Side worn

Left, Right

Buckle & Strap end

Saxon, Viking

Scabbard top shape

Flat cross guard, Curved cross guard

Blade Thickness at thickest point

2mm, 2.5mm, 3mm, 3.5mm, 4mm, 4.5mm, 5mm, 5.5mm, 6mm

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