The poleaxe is generally accepted to have been the knightly weapon of choice for dismounted combat. Many surviving examples are of high quality and decoration, which supports the idea that pole axes were used mostly by well-to-do soldiers. This is not exclusive, as The Wallace Collection is an example of an unadorned pole axe. It is commonly acknowledged that poleaxes were favourite duelling weapons aswell. There is even a slightly modified type, called a hache in French, which was used primarily for duels. This weapon had a 6-7 foot long shaft
Get Dressed For Battle Poleaxe.
25 1/4" in overall length and authentic styling
This is a widely used item by re-enactment groups.
It has a high carbon steel construction
and an unsharpened blade edge.
Shaft not included.