By the 15th Century, armor had become so well developed that it was almost impervious to a sword cut and even a thrust. This heavy Italian Mace evolved from man's oldest weapon, the club, could make short work of that armor. With a few full sound blows the best of plate should be so damaged that the wearer's movement would be greatly impaired, and that lead quickly to defeat. both of these handsome examples have 8 flanges and are made from steel that has been blackened to a deep luster. The bottoms of the shafts are wrapped in black leather for an improvement grip.
Wt: 4 lbs