Archer’s Axe


Archers tended to carry a sidearm in case of close combat, and an axe like this one was the perfect choice as it was useful not only as a weapon but also as a tool. The flat poll was good for hammering in stakes that were often used in the defensive line, and then the blade could be used to sharpen them. This is a basic European pattern from circa 1300 that was carried and used by infantry as well as mounted warriors as its design is very practical for all kinds of uses in the field as well as war. The head is made of tempered carbon steel and the shaft of quality hardwood. Add this highly functional piece of history to your collection.

Overall length 51 cm (20"). Blade head 12 cm x 10 cm (4 3?4" x 3 7/8”). Weight 680 g (1 lb 8 oz). Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.

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