Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Battle Axe

Bardiche Axe §

A specialized type of war axe, with a long blade joined to its shaft in two places.

Default alignment: palewise, point to chief, cutting to dexter. No proper coloration.

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Pole Axe (1) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft. This is a battle axe with an long haft.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

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Pole Axe (2) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft. This is a battle axe with an long haft.

Default orientation: handle to base, blade to dexter.

Source: Wikimedia Commons. Artist: Mouagip. Adapted from the coat of arms of the city of Yaroslavl. License: Public domain.

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Pole Axe (3) §

A sharp blade attached to a wooden shaft. This is a battle axe with an long haft.

Default orientation: point to chief, cutting to dexter. No proper coloration.

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Sparth Axe §

A specialized type of war axe, with a curved blade and stabbing point on a very long haft.

Default alignment: palewise, point to chief, cutting to dexter. No proper coloration.

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