The halberd or Swiss voulge was the favourite battle axe in Switzerland in the 14th century and throughout Europe, till the 16th and 17th century. The famous battle of Morgarten in 1315 was won by the Swissdue to these weapons, which were called "vogue suisse" at the time.
Our fine steel reproduction was actually developed for theatrical use and is now available for everybody for decoration and role play.
Total length is abt. 132 cms. (52 inch), including shaft.
Its diameter is abt. 32 mms. (1.1/4?).
Please note: the cutting edge is blunt but the point of the blade has to be filed down as only blunt weapons are allowed on stage.
Overall length of the head: 20 inch / 50 cms,
the width is abt 9 inch / 22.5 cms.
The blade is made from 12 gauge (2.7 mms) steel.
Weight : 2.3 kg / 5 lbs.
Total weight (including wooden shaft) : 3 kg (6.6 lbs.)