Cleaver Falchion, 1250-1300

This type of falchion appears in some pictures of the "Cantigas de Alfonso X el Sabio" as a weapon with high defence efficiency than a dagger. The blade designs of falchions varied widely across the continent and through the ages. They almost always included a single edge with a slight curve on the blade towards the point on the end and most were also affixed with a quilloned crossguard for the hilt in the manner of the contemporary long-swords. Unlike the double-edged swords of Europe, few actual swords of this type have survived to the present day; fewer than a dozen specimens are currently known. Two basic types can be identified: Celaver Falchion and Cusped Falchion.

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Cleaver Falchion, 1250-1300

Cleaver falchions

One of the few surviving falchions (the Conyers falchion) is shaped very much like a large meat cleaver, or large bladed machete. This type is also illustrated in art (e.g. the Westminster Hall mural, shown to the right) The type seems to be confined to the 13th. and 14th. Centuries. Specifications:

  • made of spring steel
  • the blade has rounded edges
  • brass riveted wood handle
  • leather scabbard included
  • overall length approx. 64,5 cm
  • blade length approx. 50 cm
  • weight of the falchion without scabbard approx. 920 g, incl. scabbard approx. 1050 g

Since the manufacturer provides no service, this weapon is sold as a purely decorative item that is not designed for re-enactment or battle combats.

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