From the William Fagan Ltd. Collection

89 3/4" length. The blade is backed for strength, but relatively thin, like a sword blade and decorated with double bands of hash marks, quite like a set of bird tracks. Stone illustrates an example of this form, Fig.700 #1 identified as 17th century German. (Notably #3 of that illustration is our FNS8266) More recent information (Stone was published 1934) identifies these as Polish which accords with their weight as they clearly were not intended to be used against European armor, but rather the lightly protected Ottoman cavalry. They were carried by specifically trained scythemen. Records of their use include the Battle of Sedgemoor (1685) and the Swedish invasion and occupation of Poland 1655-60. Ex: John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester Massachusetts.

Stock Number: FNS8455


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