We are delighted to offer our Mid Level sword scabbards as part of our new range.
The Scabbard is built with a felt lined wooden core with integral strap slide (Spruce) and covered with Veg tan calf leather which is hand sewn using natural linen thread.
The belt is made from Veg-tan calf leather that has been folded and sewn down both sides with natural linen thread. Please select the length you require and the culture of buckle & strap end from the drop down menu, exact buckle and strap end to be discussed after order.
We make these to order so please allow 2-4 weeks for production and dispatch, if you are on a deadline please contact us before ordering
****Please note that the leather is natural un dyed veg tan, it will darken to a mellow Brown with time and use****
Suitable for portrayal of a 9th – 14th C ‘European’ persona.
This is accepted for use within:
The Vikings (NFPS)
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
Strap 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 3396, find reference 15697 Type 4 subcategory a1.
Schleswig Assemblage – Schnack 1998, abb.24, no.3
**** Sword not included****