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Stiklestad Viking Sword

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Stiklestad Viking SwordStiklestad Viking Sword

Overall Length: 37"

Blade Length: 31"

Blade Width: 2"

Blade Thickness: 3/16"

Weight: 2 lbs 12 oz

Grip Length:

Point of Balance:

Steel: 1065 High Carbon

Edge: Unsharpened

Sharpening: Available

Engraving: Unavailable

Circa 900
The Battle of Stiklestad was the final battle of St. Olaf. This was old school warfare, with two hosts meeting face-to-face and sword-to-sword. It was a brutal, bloody and deadly fight, and in the end the mighty Olaf fell. Gaining a lot of fame for his exploits, he was eventually canonized as St. Olaf. This attractive Viking sword is copied from a specimen that was quite involved in that kind of vicious encounter. Made from high carbon steel by Windlass Steelcrafts®, the sword is a beautifully balanced and highly effective weapon. Capable of both cutting and thrusting, it is also a delight to the eye. Pommel and guard are tastefully decorated with copper. Leather covered wood grip. Complete with scabbard. Can be sharpened for additional fee.

Customer Reviews

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I just got mine from the deal of the day. It's a well put together sword but the gap between the blade and the guard is a little to big. Little better sharpening job then most places.
Reviewed by joshua  n
6/3/2017 8:08:30 AM
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I just got this sword as part of a deal of the day. I must say, I am in love with this sword. It handles excellently, and looks awesome. Unfortunately the sharpening service was largely a waste of money. You will cut yourself if you run your finger along the edge, but otherwise it is quite blunt. The sword fails the paper cutting test and cannot cut water bottles. My only other gripe is that the scabbard, while nice, is a bit too tight fitting. I feel it will blunt the blade when I get the sharpening touched up. Five star sword, just don't bother with the sharpening service.
Reviewed by Erik  T
2/23/2017 7:38:07 PM
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Outstanding! M.R.L. provides excellent service across the board. The Stiklestad sword is a welcomed addition to my collection.
Reviewed by Christopher  T
9/6/2016 2:51:19 PM
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This is a cut above all other swords sold by MRL. Fit and finish on this sword is most excellent. Very good steel. Balance is superb. The scabbard is also better than others I have received and it fits the blade well. The hardware items on the scabbard are beautiful. I have complained about quality control on some swords I have purchased from MRL. This purchase restores my faith in MRL. Thanks for a GREAT STIKLESTAD VIKING SWORD !!!!!!
Reviewed by Gerald  S
8/1/2016 10:47:11 PM
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Sword is beautiful and cuts like a beast, only downside is that the scabbard is a bit loose, a common problem with windlass swords in general
Reviewed by Nicholas  T
7/21/2016 3:24:41 AM
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I prefer swords a bit heavier than this. The Stiklestad is close to 2 lbs, and I believe edged weapons of this length should weigh at least a pound more due to it being easier to slice through cloth, flesh and bone. However, I still gave this sword a high rating because of its' excellent balance and the attention given to the detailing of both sword and scabbard. And, speaking of the scabbard, this one is superior to what you usually see on an under $350 beater, and certainly better than the usual Windlass product. It fits on the blade rather loosely, but the presence of small metal tags on both sides make it easy to secure the blade in place with leather loops. For the money, this is a beater you can't beat!
Reviewed by Terry  R
12/15/2015 1:03:58 AM
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Great sword. Handles well and looks great. Well made, recommended.
Reviewed by Matthew  H
11/14/2015 10:43:42 AM
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Surprisingly light and quick. The hilt is beautiful.Pictures don't do it justice.
Reviewed by charles  b
7/31/2015 12:01:21 PM
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This sword is everything I expected from Museum Replicas. It feels great in my hand and looks fantastic! This is going to make an excellent addition to my collection.
Reviewed by Ray  M
7/20/2015 9:14:39 PM
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Absolutely awesome sword! Any viking would be proud!!
Reviewed by Sam  O
7/20/2015 6:25:19 AM
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The Stiklestad sword was my fifth blade purchase from Windlass Steel/Museum Replicas, and as others have noted, it's by far the very best of the lot. I also own a Coustille sword, Russian Kindjal, a Seax, a Jambiya, the Officer's Kukri, and my most recent "Deal of the Day" purchase, a Brandenburg rapier. Every blade is sharp as the proverbial razor's edge, and a superb piece of biting steel. Next on the list is the Medici dagger and the British basket hilt sword. Without a doubt Windlass Steel/Museum Replicas rocks!
Reviewed by Allen  B
7/10/2015 9:09:29 PM
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Good balance and very well made and when they say sharpened, they mean sharp! Makes me want to raid the English coast just holding it in my hands.
Reviewed by Lawrence  G
5/13/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Fit for a King! I received this as a graduation gift, and it made 4 years of college worth it!
Reviewed by John  S
2/23/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Reviewed by jim  k
10/11/2009 12:00:00 AM
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This was the first sword that I bought from Museum Replicas, and I must say I was not disappointed. The sword is very well constructed and beatiful. I bought the optional sharpening service which was worth the extra cost because the sword came out of the box razor sharp. If all of Museum Replicas weapons are like this one I highly recommend buying any of their weapons.
Reviewed by AJ  W
1/20/2009 12:00:00 AM