Object Title

Halberd

Halberd

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

VII.1003

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

Modified in the 19th century. The head has a long, leaf-shaped spike, a down-turned fluke with a triple-scalloped cusp above and double below, and a crescent blade with a small fluke below and a larger, obtuse one above. The socket and haft are from a spontoon of the early 19th century, a double moulding and short langets.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: head length 820 mm, overall length 2690 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places England