This bauernwehr medieval 'Farmers knife', is based on many examples. This dagger has a strong single edged blade with steel bolsters and antler grips and the traditional 'nagel' on the side of the grip. Typically German, often hunting, sometimes domestic.
Singled edged with 28cm blade and comes with a leather sheath.
Grip length – 10cm
Blade length – 28cm
Overall length – 41cm
Blade thickness at hilt – 6mm
Handle components – Steel
This dagger is based on a piece from the Wallace Collectio is German and is dated around 1500-1520. It features a strong and needle sharp blade with a partially sharpened...
The archetypal Knights Mace from the late C15th. This example, probably French, and reproduced from one in the Met Museum. It’s not the fanciest of this mace type, but it...
In many of Breughels’ paintings you see fairly low status men carrying short messers often with a side ring and a knuckle bow. This form of short sword was popular...