The ax known as Crow´s Peak used by the cavalry in southern Germany, was a 50 to 80 cm short weapon, which used to have a wooden handle. Its armed head was formed by a long, curved beak, which gave it its name, and an ax blade, lighter than normal.
Inspired on the Viking 10th century axe found on the Swedish island of Gotland. The EN45 carbon steel head has a cross and is fixed to the handle with rivets. The 20,5 cm edge isn´t sharpened. The total length is 126 cm and the handle 108 cm.
Arms ax of the French infantry, it was a short weapon between 50 and 80 cm, which used to have a wooden handle. Its armed head was formed by a vertical blade, and an ax blade, lighter than normal.
Section of decorative axes from medieval times.