Baselards

The baselard or "Swiss dagger" is a historical Swiss blade weapon with a crescent-shaped pommel and crossguard. The baselard's characteristic hilt features a crescent-shaped pommel and crossguard. Their curved shapes appeared as early as the 13th century and remained peculiar to Switzerland, and do not appear to have been imitated elsewhere. Their blade was characteristically double edged, tapering to a point and was, on earlier examples, sometimes diamond shape in cross-section. This form would lend a great deal of strength to the blade, especially useful for piercing armor.

Dagger, 12.century

Dagger, 12.century

Detail 43,00 € In stock

Quillion dagger, 1200-1300

Quillion dagger, 1200-1300

Detail 76,00 € In stock

Medieval Dagger

Medieval Dagger

Detail 114,00 € 16 Weeks

Swiss Baselard

Swiss Baselard

Detail 127,00 € 4 Weeks

Swiss dagger

Swiss dagger

Detail 128,00 € 8 Weeks

Baselard Rylan

Baselard Rylan

Detail 180,00 € 10 Weeks

Baselard, swiss dagger

Baselard, swiss dagger

Detail 211,00 € 4 Weeks

Baselard

Baselards were also very popular with the Swiss pikemen throughout the 15th and 16th centuries. They were somewhere between a long dagger and a short sword, with a blade length averaging some 40 cm (16 in) in the early 15th century, reaching up to 70 cm (28 in) towards the end of the 15th century.  Baselards were not usually issued as ordnance weapons, but purchased privately as secondary weapons by soldiers. For this reason, there never emerged a definite standard form, and variations in hilt and blade design remained the rule from their inception in the 13th century until the weapon's decline in the 17th century.

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