Medieval Halberds Medieval Halberds were effective weapons during the Medieval Era. Skilled soldiers on the ground could easily take down their opponents on horseback using halberds. Halberds have three parts that make up the head. There is the bladed for slicing through armour, the spike for thrusting and the hook for was used to take down armed opponents on horseback as they rode by, you could just snag them off. It was like three weapons in one. Medieval Collectibles has great line of functional Medieval halberds for your re-enacting needs, whether you participate in the SCA or Stage Combat. We also carry decorative halberds for theater productions, stage props or just like to collect and display them in your home.
With a good sharp point it could be used as a short spear, the back or spike could be used to pierce armor, and the axe head itself was quite lethal. Superb copy, with a high carbon blade and langets to protect the shaft.
The Seeker's Halberd From Assassin's Creed II: When mounted on a long pole, this magnificent halberd becomes the main weapon of these lightly armored guards. This beautiful piece mounts easily to a 1-1/4 Inch diameter pole of any length.
The halberd was an effective weapon for a foot soldier against cavalry, and in skilled hands the weapon could dismount a knight. This replica of a 15th century Swiss halberd is ideal for role-playing or decorating your castle walls.
Authentics Halberd is hand-crafted with a blackened head. It is secured with hand pounded rivets on a rectangular, shaved, blackened, and seared wood handle. This functional halberd has a rectangular pole for authenticity.
Authentics Halberds are hand-crafted with blackened heads. Each head is secured with hand pounded rivets on a rectangular shaved blackened and seared wood handle. This halberd has a rectangular pole for authenticity.
This Pole Axe replicates a 15th to early 16th century museum piece. The head is crafted in 0.25 inch steel and the langets are 0.13 inches thick. While the Pole Axe is supplied sharp, it may be modified to comply with reenactment rules.
The halberd has been a staple in medieval warfare for years. The combined functions of an axe and a spear make this a deadly armament. This particular halberd, the 16th Century Spanish Halberd, by Marto, is a replica of one such design.
This German Halberd replicates a circa-1500 A.D. museum piece. Crafted in 0.25 inch steel with 0.13 thick langets it is supplied sharp but may be modified easily for a re-enactment use. It is supplied as a head only.
This Swiss Halberd replicates a 16th century museum piece. The head is crafted in 1/4 inch steel, with 1/8 inch thick langets. The head is supplied semi-edged but it may be readily modified for re-enactment use.
The halberd has been a staple in medieval warfare for years. The combined functions of an axe and a spear make this a deadly armament. This particular halberd, the Spanish Parade Halberd, by Marto, is a reproduction of a 16th C. weapon.
The bardiche was a style of pole axe that was used throughout Eastern Europe during the medieval and renaissance periods. The Battle Bardiche behaves like a large axe with an oversized blade, making it perfectly suited for cleaving.
This Glaive Head is part of a historical armour set reproduced from 15th century museum originals. Typical foot soldiers equipment of the period, the Glaive features a rondel handguard and extended langets to protect the shaft.
This Gothic-period Swiss halberd shows a strong affinity for its agricultural origins. Very simple in form, the halberd was, nevertheless, capable of both hacking and thrusting effectively.
The addition of a longer haft can help improve the force behind an axe swing and a larger head will do the same, while also offering a larger cutting surface. The Bardiche is the culmination of these two points made real.
A Lochaber Pole Axe is a Scottish weapon that looks quite similar to a bardiche or a voulge, although in reality, its function is more closely aligned with a halberd, as it has all the features that make a halberd a devastating weapon.
A halberd takes the effective advantages of an axe and a spear and combines them into one weapon. In essence, a pole weapon like this English Halberd has the heft and impact of a heavy axe, as well as the range of a good spear.
The Scots were not without their own variants of traditional weapons. This Lochaber Axe looks like it would be a spear, but in reality, it was used more similarly to the medieval halberd, being capable of both stabbing and hacking.
Many pole weapons of the Middle Ages were designed by the peasants, who took hand tools and combined them with long poles to make weapons. This Voulge Gisarme is no different, combining a cleaving blade, simple hook, and a point.
There is a reason why the halberd was regarded as such an effective weapon, and that is because a halberd takes the reach and stabbing point of a spear and merges it with the chopping ability of an axe to create a versatile weapon.
The halberd came to prominence during the 14th and 15th centuries, when a weapon was needed that combined the heavy swing of an axe with the reach of the spear. This Halberd Hanger Ford fills that niche quite nicely.
What is the best way to make a halberd more effective? One look at this Broad Halberd will tell you that making the axe head broader is the way to go. A broader blade adds weight and mass to every strike the weapon makes.
Employing the style of 18th century halberds which were wielded by officers as symbols of their rank, the Man at Arms Sergeants Halberd by Cold Steel is a polearm designed for exceptional quickness and maneuverability in battle.
A marvelous reproduction of a style of polearms used during the medieval era, the Man at Arms English Bill by Cold Steel is a powerfully fierce, battle ready weapon with multidimensional striking capabilities and superior reach.
Designed to authentically replicate the halberds used in medieval era Europe, the 14th Century European Halberd is a stunning full size decorative pole arm that is sure to capture the attention anyone fortunate enough to behold it.
Known for their masterful use of halberds during the Middle Ages, the Swiss are largely responsible for its rise to popularity. The Man at Arms Swiss Halberd by Cold Steel is battle ready, styled after the early models of this weapon.
Emulating the appearance of early polearms, the 12th Century Halberd with Spike is a full size replica halberd and a terrific decoration that brings a distinct medieval allure to the decor of wherever it is displayed.
In a remarkable emulation of medieval German weaponry, the 15th Century Gothic Halberd is a full size replica pole arm. It is a superb decoration, enhancing the ambiance of the room in which it is displayed with its historical appeal.
Emulating the style of a popular medieval pole weapon, the Intricate 16th Century Decorative Medieval Halberd is a fantastic home accent to display your fascination with the ornate weaponry used during the Middle Ages.
Exquisitely designed in the fashion of 12th century polearms, the 12th Century Voulge is a spectacular home decoration that is sure to express your passion for history and allow viewers to experience a taste of medieval era style.
Typifying the weaponry from the Middle Ages, the Crescent 16th Century Decorative Medieval Halberd is a magnificent decoration that exudes a look of medieval era elegance and displays your love of this historical period.
Exemplifying the style of a 16th century pole arm, the Rounded 16th Century Decorative Medieval Halberd is a stunning decoration that will radiate your fascination with the warfare and weaponry of medieval Europe.
A popular weapon amongst soldiers during the medieval era, the halberd was a versatile weapon against cavalry and foot soldiers. The Spurred 16th Century Decorative Medieval Halberd is an exquisite replica of this medieval pole arm.
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