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Royal Armouries Pollaxe

Royal Armouries Pollaxe

Catalogue ID: 654

A faithful reproduction of one of the pollaxes from the Royal Armouries, Leeds. Norman and Wilson write that these types of decorated poleaxes were most likely intended for use in tournaments, rather than on battlefields. Featuring the very distinctive fluke emerging from the flat hammer head. All the steel components are hand forged and heated treated spring steel.

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, European
 

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Rotenburg pole hammer

Rotenburg pole hammer

Catalogue ID: 672

A reproduction of one of the Pole hammers from the Collection at Rotenburg, Germany. All of the steel components are from heat treated spring steel, and finished with brass panels set underneath the pierced steel.

    • Keyword German, 1450-1500AD
 

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German Pole axe

German Pole axe

German Pole axe

Catalogue ID: 542

German Pole axe middle of the 15th Century fully assembled and hafted. Based on an example in the Wallace Collection. All of the components of this pole axe have been forged from HC steel and some fabricated together with modern methods. Axe blade, hammer back and spike have all been hardened and tempered. The pole axe is composed of the same components as the original, the axe head, spike and integral primary langets and additional secondary langets.

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, German
 

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Bardische

Bardische

Bardische

Catalogue ID: 548

A huge Bardische depicted in a manuscript held in Vienna dated to 1484. It has been made from 4.2mm carbon steel tapering down to a fine edge. The octagonal socket is backed with a large spike and hooks, the blade has been decorated with large brass dots interspersed with smaller dots. This example has been polished by hand to a mirror finish (note the reflection of the plants in the detailed image) Head only Machine polished $750 Head only Hand polished $1660 Prices do not include timber shaft

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, German
 

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Halberd

Halberd

Halberd

Catalogue ID: 559

Based on a famous example in the Wallace Collection. It has the reinforced heavy diamond section spike and short broad fluke typical or earlier halberds. The head is constructed entirely of hardened and tempered carbon steel while the langets are mild steel. German around 1500 $830 gloss finish hafted as shown unhafted gloss finish $760

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, German
 

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Morgen Star

Morgen Star

Morgen Star

Catalogue ID: 580

A spiked ball mace of the kind shown in 15th C German illustrations particularly those by Durer and Talhoffer. It is constructed from High carbon steel throughout. Each of the spikes riveted into the body and individually hardened and tempered. The two halves of the head are brazed together and the horizontal spikes further secured by brazing. Price does not include timber shaft

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, German
 

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Italian Bill

Italian Bill

Italian Bill

Catalogue ID: 582

Completely accurate methods of construction socket forge welded together and to the body of the head likewise the heavy quadrangular spike. Based on and example in the Wallace Collection. Price does not include timber shaft

    • Keyword 1500-1550AD, Italian
 

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Bohemian Ear Spoon

Bohemian Ear Spoon

Bohemian Ear Spoon

Catalogue ID: 586

Based on an example in the Metropolitan Museum of Art New York. With heavily ribbed spring steel blade atop a faceted socket with large triangular wings. Both wings and base of blade are pierced with sets of 3 holes. German 1490

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, German
 

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Ear Spoon

Ear Spoon

Ear Spoon

Catalogue ID: 607

Based on the depictions in Fiore di Liberis ghiavianna of 1409. With faceted socket and flattened diamond section blade. There is a blunted combat version of this item ID608.

    • Keyword 1400-1450AD, Italian
 

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Combat Ear Spoon

Combat Ear Spoon

Combat Ear Spoon

Catalogue ID: 608

Based on the depictions in Fiore di Liberis ghiavianna of 1409. A Somewhat simplified version of ID607 blunted for re-enactment combat and polished to a simple sating finish. Crafted to be a similar weight and feel as the sharp version.

    • Keyword 1400-1450AD, Italian
 

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14th C Pole Hammer

14th C Pole Hammer

14th C Pole Hammer

Catalogue ID: 635

Combat safe late 14th Century pole hammer based on those depicted in various manuscripts. Fabricated hollow 3mm mild steel head with spring steel thrusting spike. Also available in full spring steel construction. Price does not include timber shaft

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, French
 

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Awl Spiess

Awl Spiess

Awl Spiess

Catalogue ID: 538

There is surviving example on display in the Rustkammer in Vienna. This example is completely hand forged from single 6 inch long billet, the disk hand guard has been added. Price does not include timber shaft

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, German
 

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German Pole axe

German Pole axe

German Pole axe

Catalogue ID: 176

German Pole axe middle of the 15th Century. Based on an example in the Wallace Collection. This example is fabricated from mild steel with a HC steel axe blade. The pole axe is composed of the same components as the original, the axe head, spike and integral primary langets and additional secondary langets.

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD
 

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Halberds

Halberds

Halberds

Catalogue ID: 256

Early 14th C Swiss halberds High carbon steel edges and detachable back spike $210

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, Swiss
 

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Scorpion

Scorpion

Scorpion

Catalogue ID: 394

3mm HC steel head, hardened and tempered, fabricated bevelled socket Price does not include timber shaft

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, Italian
 

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Bardische

Bardische

Bardische

Catalogue ID: 402

Bardische with pierced cross in blade. From 4.2mm High Carbon steel hardened and tempered. Blade has been hollowed to reduce weight Price does not include timber shaft

    • Keyword 1400-1450AD, Italian
 

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15th C Glaive

15th C Glaive

15th C Glaive

Catalogue ID: 434

French Glaive, completely hand forged from High carbon steel. With forge welded back spikes and bevelled socket. This type of Glaive is depicted in numerous late 15th C French manuscripts. There is also a surviving example in the Metropolitan Museum of art New York. Price does not include timber shaft

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD, French
 

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Basic Pole hammer

Basic Pole hammer

Basic Pole hammer

Catalogue ID: 480

From a German manuscript dated 1513. Oak head, hand forged spring steel spikes and iron ferrules.

    • Keyword 1500-1550AD, German
 

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Military flail

Military flail

Military flail

Catalogue ID: 498

A simple but terribly effective weapon used by the lower class soldiers. Copied from an example in the Graz armoury this flail has been constructed using only methods in use at the time. The iron bound head if made of Elm with spring steel spikes. The chain has been forged and welded.

    • Keyword 1600-1650AD, German
 

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MD Halberd

MD Halberd

MD Halberd

Catalogue ID: 636

Copied from the MD halberd in the Deutches Historisches Museum Berlin. This example has been completely forged and forge welded from carbon steel. The MD engraving has been omitted and it has been blunted for re-enactment combat otherwise it is a very faithful reproduction. Price does not include timber shaft

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, German
 

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Billhook

Billhook

Billhook

Catalogue ID: 460

Based on an example from the mid 16th Century St Johns Bahamas wreck. Completely hand forged from carbon steel. Forge welded socket.

    • Keyword 1500-1550AD, Italian, Spanish
 

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Swiss Pole axe

Swiss Pole axe

Swiss Pole axe

Catalogue ID: 175

Swiss Pole axe late 15th C with knuckle guard and butt spike Price does not include timber shaft

    • Keyword 1450-1500AD
 

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