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

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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