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Archer's Axe

#600798
$60.00

Archers always carried an in-close fighting sidearm, and an axe like this one was a perfect choice as both a good worker and a weapon. 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 that was carried and used by infantry as well as mounted warriors as its design is just so practical for all kinds of uses in the field as well as war. Tempered steel head on a good hardwood shaft. Add this highly functional piece of history to your collection.
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Circa 1300
Archers always carried an in-close fighting sidearm, and an axe like this one was a perfect choice as both a good worker and a weapon. 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 that was carried and used by infantry as well as mounted warriors as its design is just so practical for all kinds of uses in the field as well as war.  Tempered steel head on a good hardwood shaft.  Add this highly functional piece of history to your collection.
  • Overall: 20"
  • Blade: 4-3/4 x 3-7/8
  • Wt: 1 lb/8 oz

Reviews


I bought this as the deal of the day so I think it was a steal for the price.  The axe head blade is slightly crooked which is the reason for four stars but overall it seems to be a nice little axe.
From: James, December 08, 2016
I love this axe. good feel and appearance.
From: Paul, December 02, 2016
Nice little axe, good feel and appearance.
From: Matthew, November 14, 2015
Almost a 5 for me. I love the look and the feel of this axe. I plan on taking it on hikes and hunting for camp chores and tent stakes. The head came loose within 5 swings. After a few split pieces of wood the "nail" hold the head to shaft broke. After I replaced it and added a wedge it is amazing. It is battle ready if a few minutes with no fear of watching the axe fly away.
From: Willie, September 09, 2011
From: elias, August 02, 2009

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