Hedeby/Haithabu type 10 Viking Turn Boot




Hedeby type 10 Turn Boot, 9th-10th C


Die Lederfunde von Haithabu – Von Willy Groenman-van Waatetinge 1984,  page 32 fig 4

Spurensuche Haithabu – Kurt Schietzel 2014, page 217

We are delighted to offer for sale these close copies of the original boots.

The uppers are made from 2-2.5mm Veg tan cow hide, joined by hand sewn edge butted seams and feature edge supporting stitching and an internal leather heal support.

The soles are 4-6 mm veg-tan cow hide, Hand sewn using the original method (grain/flesh & tunnel Stitch) and have a round heal.

The boots are closed by a twin leather Thong. Perfect for portraying a Viking.

Suitable for portrayal of a 9th – 10th C ‘European’ persona.

These shoes are 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.


Additional information

Shoe Size

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

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