Falchions

The Falchion combined the weight and power of an axe with the versatility of a sword. Falchions are found in different forms from around the 11th century up to and including the sixteenth century. In some versions the falchion looks rather like the scramasax and later the sabre, and in some versions the form is irregular or (as is the case in the picture to the right) like a machete with a crossguard.

Filter

Intended for:

Decorative Falchion

Decorative Falchion

Detail 76,00 € In stock

Langmesser Talhoffer

Langmesser Talhoffer

Detail 97,00 € In stock

Cleaver Falchion, 1250-1300

Cleaver Falchion, 1250-1300

Detail 97,00 € In stock

Langmesser Slim

Langmesser Slim

Detail 161,00 € In stock

Počet produktů na stránku: 1 - 9 z 41
Na začátek Předchozí 1 | 2 | 3 | 5 Na konec

Falchion

While some propose that encounters with the Islamic shamshir inspired its creation, these "scimitars" of Persia were not developed until long after the falchion. More likely, it was developed from farmer's and butcher's knives of the seax type or in the manner of the larger Messer. The shape concentrates more weight near the end, thus making it more effective for chopping strikes like an axe or cleaver but also makes it slower to wield than a sword with a lighter point or foible.

Advisory Service: Questions and Answers

How much does the shipping cost?

The shipping is calculated according to the overall weight of the items in your shopping cart. You will see the exact amount when proceeding to the checkout before order your final confirmation. It means that you can still decide whether to buy or not. Customers from outside the EU will be automatically charged no 21% VAT after a non-EU shipping address has been input.

Enter the Advisory Service