Caucasian Falchion Shashka

The shashka originated among the mountain tribes of the Caucasus in the 12th century. The Russian word shashka comes from the Adyghe word Adyghe, which means "long knife". Most of the Russian and Ukrainian Cossacks adopted this sabre-like weapon. It gradually replaced the sabre in all cavalry units except hussars during the 19th century. In 1881 shashka became official weapon in Russian troops and police.

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red leather | blunted (approx. 3 mm) | blunt - rounded
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Caucasian Falchion Shashka

This is a battle-ready Shashka, though we offer also one shashka for decoration.

Specifications of the Caucasian Falchion Shashka:

  • Overall length approx. 85,5 cm
  • Blade length approx. 70 cm
  • Guard width approx. 3,5 cm
  • Weight approx. 1,10 kg
  • Blade of spring steel W.Nr. 1.7102 (DIN 54SiCr6) quenched to a hardness of approx. 48 HRC

Made in the Czech Republic.

Specifications vary from piece to piece; all stated data are to be understood as approximate. The blade is made out of hardened and tempered high carbon spring steel that is not stainless. The guard and pommel is made of steel.

The practical | battle-ready version of this falchion has a blunt edge ( 2-3 mm ) and rounded point. Such falchion was designed to be drawn in a battle or in a stage combat show.

Please note we cannot accept any responsibility for injury, damage or loss incurred by use of any of our falchion. You use the falchion entirely at your own risk! Even an unsharpened falchion can cause serious injury and if precaution is not used easily break bone. Falchions are not toys! Improper use and handling of accord may result in serious injuries or death to yourself or bystanders. Please keep your falchion out of reach of children!

In fighting with falchion on falchion, the opponent’s blade should be parried with the side of the blade. Lead your falchion sporty right and without excessive and/or unnecessary strength.

Compliance to local, state and federal laws and/or statutes is the responsibility of the purchaser.

Despite the high conscientiousness in the production and material selection, we cannot provide any warranty for breakage of the blade even at proper use. Any falchion blade can be broken under certain circumstances. An absolute warranty cannot be provided by any respectable maker.

We warranty our falchions against all manufacturer's defects (workmanship and or materials) for a period of two years. This warranty applies only when the product is used under normal conditions for which the falchion is designed, and does not apply to damage related to accident, misuse, improper care, negligence, and abnormal and/or excessive wear and tear.

Possible nicks in the blade edge are natural symptom of wear and tear and cannot be reclaimed. When they turn up, please remove all sharp nicks by use of diamond file, abrasive paper or grinding machine.

Loosening of a cross | guard cannot be in many cases avoided as well. It can be fixed by additional riveting or tightening the screw joint. Winding a fishing line around the blade tang into the gap between the grip and guard prove as helpful as well to many falchionmen, when trying to fasten a loosened guard.

Please read also our: Directions for the use of bladed weapons.

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