Trade19th Century French Naval Boarding Axe With War Hammer Head.
19th Century French Naval Boarding Axe With War Hammer Head. Sn 10425.
This is an original Boarding Axe. These axes were used by The French Navy in the 19th Century for boarding enemy Ships or repelling attacks. The axes were modelled on medieval War hammers and this example which measures 38cms overall has a heavy steel axe head and armour piercing spike typical of these types of weapon. The distance from the edge of the axe head blade to the curved spike point measures 19cms. The axe head is secured to the ebonised chamfered wood shaft by 2 tangs each secured by 2 screws. The shaft has a brass end cap. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 10425
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