Commonly known as the Francisca axe, it was the characteristic weapon of choice of the Franks in the Early Middle Ages. Historians suggest that Franks often threw their axes with the purpose of breaking shields and disrupting the enemy line before using it in hand-to-hand combat. The Francisca axe when thrown also caused a psychological effect, in that the enemy might turn and run in the fear that another volley was coming.
This Frank has a blackened forged head with polished blade edges, with the Raven Forge logo stamped on the shoulder of the head.
Approximate specifications as follows:
Total length: 47cm
Total Head length: 21cm
Blade Length: 13cm
Handle material: English Ash
Steel: high carbon steel
You must be over 18 to buy this product or view this website. With these being high carbon steel, please keep dry when not in use and regularly oil with a food safe oil to keep in great condition.