Battle Axes could be single or double edged. Used primarily as a cutting weapon, they were capable of dismembering the enemy in one fell swoop. Not only were they used for close contact fighting, they could also be hurled as a missile.
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.
This replica of the Axe of Ragnar Lothbrok has been created from the actual prop used in the hit series Vikings. The 2Cr13 stainless steel head has been weathered to look as if it came straight from a long ship, while the solid ash wood handle has a real leather wrapping. This axe is collectible quality and is a limited edition of 5000 pieces. A wooden wall plaque and Certificate of Authenticity is included.
The axe is almost as old an implement as the club. Metal axe heads were among the first handiworks created during the Copper Age. With all this history it is easy to see why a Medieval warrior would choose a good axe for battle. This axe, circa 1100, has a back spike to add to its effectiveness as a weapon of war. The steel head is pinned to a hardwood shaft that is curved at the end on this one hand axe. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts®.
We have yet to see the scaly monster that can hold up to this wicked axe when wielded by an expert- and to hunt dragons you better be! With either end the beast will feel your wraith. 1085 hand forged steel head, spike and socket. Genuine leather grip w/ faux braid pattern over solid wood shaft. Features individually hand turned steel spikes which create a true and nasty 360 degree mace pommel..
The Nordic warrior held his weapon in great reverence and often lavished them with elaborate decorations. Our example displays a Viking dragon knot work motif. This is the perfect size for one handed combat in conjunction with a shield. The decorated head is tempered steel and the shaft is from a good hardwood. A great choice to finish out your Viking gear. A Viking's equipment consisted of sword, seax, axe, spear and round shield, the quality of which indicated a warrior's social status. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.