The principle of pole arm is very simple. It’s a combination of long stick with slashing, striking or stabbing head which gives warrior considerable advantage in the fight against shorter weapon. Also footman equipped with pole arm could take a stand against a horseman. These advantages gave rise to a large number of types of pole arms over many centuries.
overall length 208cm, iron part - length 43cm - polished, weight 1845g, beech shaft - decorated with leather thurm
overall length 205cm, iron part - length 40cm, weight 2,1kg, beech shaft - decorated with leather thurm