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Mushroom Knob Sword - Viking / Salisch 1000-1100

Lot reference 16916263
Mushroom Knob Sword - Viking / Salisch 1000-1100

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Location: Germany
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Oakeshott X

Country of manufacture: Germany
Weapon Type: Sword (More lots)
Condition: Mint
Period: Before 16th

Mushroom knob sword - Viking / Salian 1000-1100 Oakeshott X

Mushroom knob from the Viking or Salian period
Dating: approx. 1000-1100 AD
Oakeshott type X with mushroom knob
Total length: approx. 934 mm
Blade width: max. 64 mm
Cross-guard: approx. 146 mm
Material: Iron
Blade: double-sided chamfer
Condition: very good substance, restored, preserved, visible combat traces on the blade

This sword comes from a Swiss collection 1963

The Oakeshott classification of the Medieval sword is based on the morphology of the blade (while most earlier classifications are based on the morphology of the hilt). It divides swords into 13 main types - numbered from X to XXII. Ewart Oakeshott introduced this division in his book The Sword in The Age of Chivalry 1964 (revised edition 1981).
The system is a continuation of Jan Petersen’s classification of the Viking Sword (De Norske Vikingsverd, 1919, revised and numbered from I to IX 1927 by R. E. M. Wheeler).

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United States $98.21
Austria $49.10
Belgium $49.10
Canada $98.21
Denmark $49.10
France $49.10
Germany $36.83
Ireland $49.10
Italy $49.10
Luxembourg $49.10
Netherlands $36.83
Norway $49.10
Poland $49.10
Portugal $49.10
Spain $49.10
Sweden $49.10
Switzerland $73.66
United Kingdom $49.10
Rest of Europe $49.10
Anywhere else $122.76

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