Originally Posted by okamido
So as far as we know, it may be a one of a kind design?
Thanks for the respond, also.
I would think so. In my experience Viking Age swords exclusively had short cross guards (straight or curved), and the early Medieval North European swords, which had elongated cross guards, had them in 90 degree angles like these:
Such elongated and curved cross guards only became widespread on one handend swords in Northern Europe during the 14-15th century.