HIRSHFANGER, a hunting weapon; in the middle between cleaver and saber.
The hirschfanger handle is usually made of horn or bone. The guard consists of a cross or a combination of a cross – a handle (chain). Blades of weapons (straight or curved) can be decorated with images on hunting motifs.
– Blade length 50-60 cm
– Stick length 12 cm
– total length of about 75 cm
– Width 3.2-3.5 cm
– Back thickness 4 mm
– Thickness of the cutting edge 2 mm
Spring tempered steel, hardening, brass, hilt – bone.
Designed for contact fencing.
There are no design weaknesses.
The difference from edged weapons is the lack of sharpening the blade.
The blade is dull (blade edge thickness 2 mm).