Tools of the Trade: Styrian Dussack

“Tools of the Trade” is an ongoing series highlighting antique weapons/equipment pertaining to Western swordsmanship. It will feature hi-res photography and statistics, but also will address the tools from a martial artist’s point of view. Click on each image for the full resolution.

Dussack
Styrian (Austria), last quarter of the 16th Century
by Bill Grandy

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Tools of the Trade: Schiavona, Oakeshott Type 2b

“Tools of the Trade” is an ongoing series highlighting antique weapons/equipment pertaining to Western swordsmanship. It will feature hi-res photography and statistics, but also will address the tools from a martial artist’s point of view. Click on each image for the full resolution.

Schiavona
Venetian, mid-17th to early 18th century
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