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Black Diamond-Back Boarding Axe

£121.00

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Note: The Black Diamond-Back Boarding Axe is customised in house, and can have a 1-2 week lead time.

The boarding axe was a combat tool and weapon from the fighting age of sail. It was used for many purposes, often during fires - for breaking open doors, windows, and creating holes for smoke escape. It was also used during combat, primarily during boarding action between ships - cutting through anti-boarder nets and lines, to smash through the doors and windows of cabins to attack the opposing crew who may be defending that as a stronghold.

This boarding axe features a curved blade, balanced with a four-sided spike of diamond cross-section, and is really a thing to behold. This version has a charred black Ash haft, and is leather wrapped with chunky black leather.

Approximate specifications are as follows: 

Edge: Sharp
Length: 46cm
Blade width: 24.5cm
Blade length: 11cm
Grip length: 41.25cm
Weight: 1.2kg

Material: English ash haft, high carbon steel

High Carbon Steel Care: Please keep dry when not in use and regularly oil to keep in great condition.

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