Russian Shaska

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A.Russian Shaska
B.Briquet Short Sword(Anix)
C.Anix Sword
D.18c European Sword
E.European Short Sword
SKU: A.AH3296, B.AH3207, C.AH4225, D.AH4227, E.AH4226
Actual Weight: -----
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MSRP: -----



Product Detail



Product Name:A.Russian Shashka
B.Briquet Short Sword(Anix)
C.Annix Sword
D.18c European Sword
E.European Short Sword

SKU: A.AH3296, B.AH3207, C.AH4225, D.AH4227, E.AH4226

Features

  • A.Russian Shashka -
  • carbon steel, curved blade with a wide, rounded fuller, a gentle blade-curve, and a diamond shaped cross-section near the fine point at the tip
  • cast-brass forward-set, leather wrapped hilt, with no guard, with brass accents, and a tied black tassel at the tip
  • matched black leather wrapped wood scabbard with brass throat and chape


  • B.Briquet Short Sword(Anix)
  • hand forged EN45 steel blade with gently curved cutting edge and fine tipped point
  • 29 1/4" over all length with scabbard
  • blade 24 1/4" blunt
  • 2 lbs 905 oz.
  • P.O.B 4 1/8"
  • 5mm-4.4mm thichness
  • 35.1 mm width
  • grip length 3 1/2"
  • pommel threaded
  • brass hilt with D-shaped knuckle guard with etched detailing
  • black leather wrapped scabbard with brass throat and chape


  • C.Annix Sword
  • forge blackened D-shaped knuckle iron Guard
  • Steel single edged fullered blade, with unsharpened gently curved cutting edge
  • Black scabbard with brass hardware
  • black leather wrapped hilt with brass wire detailing
  • spherical blackened buttoned pommel
  • Overall: 30 1/4"
  • Blade: 24"
  • Blade Width: 1 3/16"
  • POB: 5 1/2"
  • Weight W/o scabbard: 1lb 13oz



  • D.18c European Sword
  • straight steel blade
  • brass hand and knuckle guard
  • Brass hilt with spiral design and Pommel with button detail
  • scabbard with brass throat and chape
  • length 33.5"


  • E.European Short Sword
  • Leather wire wrapped handle
  • Steel blade
  • Leather covered scabbard with brass hardware
  • Chain guard on the handle

Description

  • A.Russian Shashka- The shashka is a special kind of sabre, a very sharp, single-edged, single-handed, and guardless sword. In appearance, the shashka is midway between a full sabre and a straight sword. It has a slightly curved blade, and could be effective for both slashing and thrusting. The Shashka is similar to the typical cavalry saber. Originally a saber from the Caucasus region, swords like this Black Russian Shashka were adopted by many Russian forces, and by the Cossacks, who are most famous for them. Traditionally, the shashka were used as the primary sword of a people who preferred to do battle on horseback, striking with hit-and-run tactics. This particular model recreates the classic shashka, possessing the hand crafted in carbon steel curved blade, with a wide, rounded fuller, a gentle blade-curve, and a diamond shaped cross-section near the fine point at the tip. The hilt sits flush with the scabbard when sheathed, which is yet another common feature of the shashka. The hilt has no guard, a fine, forward-set leather wrapped grip, and touches of brass accents in its design, plus a tied black tassel decoration at the tip. The included scabbard is made from wood, wrapped in matched black leather, and accented with brass at the throat and chape.


  • B.Briquet Short Sword(Anix)- The French Briquet Short Sword was one of the most common French infantry swords of the Napoleonic Wars. Features a thick carbon steel blade and solid brass D guard hilt. Includes a matching wood scabbard with leather wrap and brass accents.


  • C.Annix Sword - Blades like this Forged Iron Annix Cutlass were popular with seaman for good reason, including ease of acquisition, and ease of use both in terms of raw necessary skill and the limitations of ship-board combat. This sword echoes the classic look of a pirate cutlass plus a little touch of flare that makes it the perfect choice for a captains blade, too. The sword has a hand crafted steel blade with a gentle curve, a fine point, and fuller down its spine. The forged iron guard is a swept, D-shaped knuckle guard with elegant little flourishes, and forged iron crown. The grip is leather wrapped in with brass wire, for a more secure and comfortable grip. Included with the sword is a wooden scabbard that is wrapped in black leather and fitted with brass accents on the throat and chape.


  • D.18c European Sword - - This European Sword with Scabbard dates back to the weapon styles of the medieval and Renaissance styles. With a steel blade and brass hand and knuckle guard. Brass hilt with spiral design. Pommel with button detail.It also includes a scabbard with brass throat and chape. length 33.5"


  • E.European Short Sword - - For close quarters fighting, the European Short Sword would be the weapon you would want. It allows for easy reach and flexibility, while nicely accompanying a full size sword. Featuring a steel blade and a leather wire wrapped handle, this sword is also accompanied by a leather covered scabbard with brass throat and chape.

Historical Period

  • A.Russian Shashka--the shashka was developed in the 12th century by Circassians in the Northern Caucasus. These lands were integrated into the Russian Empire in the 18th century. By that time shashka was adopted as their main cold weapon by Russian Cossacks.


  • B.Briquet Short Sword(Anix)-- --Napoleonic era 18th-19th century


  • C.Anix Sword - - French historian Alexandre Exquemelin reports the buccaneer Francois l'Ollonais using a cutlass as early as 1667. In 1936 the British Royal Navy announced that from then on cutlasses would be carried only for ceremonial duties and not used in landing parties.[7] However the last recorded use of cutlasses by the Royal Navy was on 16th February 1940 during the boarding action known as the Altmark Incident. Cutlasses continue to be worn in the Royal Navy by a Chief Petty Officer escorting the White Ensign and by Senior or Leading Ratings in an escort at a court martial. The cutlass remained an official weapon in United States Navy stores until 1949. In a message released March 31, 2010, the US Navy approved optional wear of a ceremonial cutlass as part of the Chief Petty Officer dress uniform, pending final design approval. That approval came in January 2011, and the cutlass was made available for ceremonial wear by Chief Petty Officers in August of that year.


  • D.18c European Sword-- 18th century


  • E.European Short Sword

Inspiration

  • A.Russian Shashka - typical sabre used by a Cossack Warrior


  • B.Briquet Short Sword(Anix) - his sword was very prominent in the Napoleonic era in the 18th-19th century among the French officers.


  • C.Anix Sword - - Pirate cutlass


  • D.18c European Sword - - European hunting hanger


  • E.European Short Sword