Fifteenth Century Polearms
Halberds, Glaives, Axes, Bills, Hammers and Spears
 
 

The following photos are of a variety of weapons, predominently 15th Century gothic halberds, and are taken from the churbourg/Innsbruck armoury book. The pictures are available from the website at http://www.bildindex.de/bilder

Most of the weapons shown in these photos are halberds, however some are better described as hammers, axes, ahlspiess, bills, spears or glaives.

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The next photograph is of a collection of polearms of various ages, most from the 15th and 16th Centuries, in the Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva.
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