River Witham Arming Sword


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Take to the battlefield with historical flair and true warrior style. Wield the River Witham Arming Sword against your foes. Made from EN45 high-carbon steel, this functional sword is a replica of an 11th century original found in the river Witham in England. It features a double-edged, tempered blade. The blade has a Rockwell hardness of 48-52.

A double fuller runs down the center of the blade. Engraved on one side is a series of letters featured on the original, likely to be abbreviated Latin. On the other side, it features geometric designs, including crescent moons.

Next, the sword has a cruciform steel crossguard with angled ends. Brown leather cord wraps around the wooden grip. The hilt ends with a peened, circular pommel, for a more durable construction. It has flat faces. Both the guard and pommel are steel.

Finally, this arming sword comes with a wooden scabbard. Brown leather covers the scabbard. It has a steel chape and throat. In addition, it has rings for hanging the scabbard from a belt. This knights sword is ideal for historical reenactments and weaponry collections.

Key Features:

  • Fully functional
  • Replica of 11th century sword
  • Engraved detailing on blade
  • Comes with a scabbard
  • Great for historical reenactments


  • Blade is EN45 high-carbon steel
  • Grip and scabbard are leather-wrapped wood
  • Guard, pommel, and scabbard accents are steel


  • Overall Length: 36.25 Inches
  • Blade Length: 29.75 Inches
  • Blade Width: 2 Inches
  • Blade Thickness: 0.16-0.19 Inch
  • Point of Balance: 5 Inches
  • Grip Length: 3.9 Inches
  • Rockwell Hardness: 48-52 HRC
  • Weight: 2 Pounds 14.3 Ounces

Measurements are approximate.

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