We are delighted to offer this hand made Seax and sheath set as part of our updated range.
Seax – The blade is a high carbon tool steel with a fine cutting edge mounted in a Chestnut wood and Reindeer handle
Sheath – a simplified version of Coppergate 15659 sheath with the rear tooled decoration used on the front side, presented in hand tooled brown cow leather with a straight sewn closure seam.
Please allow some variation in colour due to differences in monitor resolution.
Suitable for portrayal of a 10th-11th C ‘Anglo-Scandinavian’ persona.
This Seax set 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.
Sheath – Leather and Leatherworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York – Q.Mould, I.Carlisle & E.Cameron, Page 3380 fig: 1702 & page 3499
Seax – Anglo-Scandinavian ironwork from 16-22 Coppergate, York : c.850-1100 A.D.