Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

English Halberd

  • Dated: 18th century
  • Measurements: length of metal 28 ½”, overall 87”

The halbert has thin crescent-shaped axe blade and large beak, pierced with geometric and heart designs; passing trough the pierced conical ferrule and riveted in place. It features a broad leaf-shaped 8” thrusting blade with shallow medial ridge and wide side lugs at the base. Its long integral side straps are mounted on the original round-section shaft, which is painted black while retaining its turned iron base shoe.

Source & Copyright: Antique Weapon Store

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