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16th Century German Mace

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16th Century German Mace16th Century German Mace
By the 15th Century, armor had become so well developed that it was almost impervious to a sword cut and even a thrust. This heavy German mace, which evolved from man's oldest weapon, the club, could make short work of armor. With a few full sound blows the best of plate would be so damaged that the wearer's movement would be greatly impaired, quickly leading to defeat. This excellent example has 8 flanges and is made from steel which has a rust-protective coating in black to mimic the color of the original. The bottom of the shaft is wrapped in black leather for an improved grip. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts®.
  • Overall: 24"
  • Wt: 4 lbs

Customer Reviews

(13 reviews)
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Lets start with the weapon itself, well designed and solid weight. However, I must dock my rating due to a strong yet poor welding job, it is obvious that this piece was rushed. I guess thats what you get when it was 50% off. That aside it is a strong piece, even deals with being thrown. 3/5 Oh and to those with thick skin, its an EXCELLENT back scratcher! 5/5 Overall 4/5, I would recommend this mace.
Reviewed by Anonymous
3/22/2016 7:52:35 PM
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I have this mace, and while aesthetically pleasing, and well balanced, the shaft is VERY flimsy. I made a moderate strike (first strike ever) on a 5 gallon bucket, and the shaft bent more than 15 degrees. Pretty wall hanger and nothing more. If the mace had a nice ash shaft it would be different...
Reviewed by Douglas  H
8/20/2015 2:14:10 PM
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Very good replica, though the handle area precludes leather wrap. Substance used to protect item is extremely had to remove.
Reviewed by Stewart M  B
5/28/2015 10:54:54 AM
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Very well made. Beautiful, flawless craftsmanship. The only thing I can negatively comment on is that the leather-bound handle (though beautiful) is slightly uncomfortable where the seem is. The stitches protrude a little so it's annoying on bare skin. Although if you're sporting any kind of glove or gauntlet you won't even notice.
Reviewed by Jonathan  S
4/23/2015 4:50:44 PM
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I love it and will get more things from you
Reviewed by John  R
4/23/2015 8:40:51 AM
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Mace has good weight. Received on time and perfect condition. Very happy with purchase.
Reviewed by Susan  F
12/20/2014 1:38:48 PM
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This is a superbly simple weapon, but one of my favorites nonetheless. It has perfect balance and weight allowing the user to change directions swiftly. It is resilient and an all around nasty little weapon. Watch out for rust between the flanges though. It will require preventative maintenance. Fantastic weapon though.
Reviewed by Chris  C
4/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
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fantastic weapon. i have had several compliments on it. awesome, sweet, badass, powerful. I LOVE IT!
Reviewed by sam  m
11/27/2012 12:00:00 AM
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I love this thing. looks and feels awesome. Leather wrap is top notch. Only complaint is that the shaft is hollow. Only hit things you know will give, I broke a wooden stool and realized I had bent the shaft. straightened it out though. otherwise awesome piece!
Reviewed by jonathan  t
4/21/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Beautiful weapon!
Reviewed by George  F
8/10/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Reviewed by S  K
5/1/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Longer handle, please...
Reviewed by B L  B
7/17/2009 5:06:56 AM
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The actual weighs is arounf 2 pounds! The head is well done but the shaft seems weak/thin and could bend after a hard strike.
Reviewed by Anonymous
4/30/2009 11:08:05 AM