Six Flange Mace
Maces of this type were in use for hundreds of years as they were simple to make, relatively inexpensive and highly effective especially against enemies in plate armor. The whole point of the flanges was to concentrate the weight and power of a blow with the mace in one or two narrow ridges so they would better transmit force and crush flesh, bone and armor. A hard blow from a mace could stop the heart of an armored opponent or injure him so that he was incapacitated and could not move his arm, leg, knee or elbow. The mace was carried by the watch (police of the day), archers, foot soldiers, men-at-arms and knights.
The Six Flange Mace offered here is a little plebeian, but ”crosses over” to every group or reenactor at a moderate price.
– Material: 1055 high carbon steel, wood
– Overall length: approx. 53.3 cm
– Head: approx. 8.9 cm diameter
– Weight: approx. 1009 g
– Cold Steel® Product No.: 90MA