Arms & Armor Friedrich IV Spear
Original: German, circa 1430

6 people like this. Do you like this? yes no
This is a reproduction of the hunting spear of Duke Friedrich IV of Triol. This spear is engraved with foliage, a shield, and the inscription dux Federic. The protrusions on the sides are known as "lugs." It is developed from the Carolingian period fighting spear. The lugs were used in the fencing style of the time, to help control the opponent's weapon. When used for hunting, the lugs were thought to keep the boar from becoming too deeply impaled on the spear and injuring the hunter.
Overall length: 6' 10"
Head length: 12"
Head width: 4.25"

Maker: Arms & Armor of Minnesota.

Steve Maly's Collection

26 items in total
Swords
Knives and Daggers
Other Items
Arms & Armor Friedrich IV Spear


Show retired collection »










All contents © Copyright 2003-2017 myArmoury.com — All rights reserved

Open a printer-friendly version of this page

You must be logged in to access all the features of myArmoury.com.
Your name: I forgot my password
Register for an account
Password:  Log me on automatically each visit
Why register? See our Membership Plans for details.