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Albion Armorers Next Generation Jarl Sword
This weapon is based upon a small group of swords found in England. Dating from the 10th century, the design represents a hilt style of the late Viking age. The hilt represents a variation of Petersen's Type S. This variation consists of curved upper and lower guards, which are normally straight on a standard Type S hilt. This feature may represent an Anglo-Saxon influence upon Viking sword design in the British Isles. The sword's blade is of a Type 4 design, as listed in Alfred Giebig's typology.
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Overall length: 36.25"
Weight: 2.5 pounds
Blade: 30.25" long; 2.325" wide at guard
Blade thickness: 0.175"
Grip length: 3.75"
Point of Balance (PoB): 5.5" from guard
Center of Percussion (CoP): ~19.5" from guard
Maker: Albion Armorers of Wisconsin