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Wing Spear (Fluegellanze) Date: ca. 1500 Culture: Western European Medium: Steel, wood Dimensions: L. 89 1/4 in. (226.7 cm); L. of head 24 in. (61 cm); W. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); Wt. 3 lbs. 15 oz. (1786 g)

Wing Spear (Fluegellanze) Date: ca. 1500 Culture: Western European Medium: Steel, wood Dimensions: L. 89 1/4 in. (226.7 cm); L. of head 24 in. (61 cm); W. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); Wt. 3 lbs. 15 oz. (1786 g)

At 6' 8" long, on a 1" diameter shaft, our War Spear (XH1078) has a distinct Viking ancestry and Frankish styling. The lugged head is balanced by a tailspike, providing the ultimate in pillaging pieces.

At 6' 8" long, on a 1" diameter shaft, our War Spear (XH1078) has a distinct Viking ancestry and Frankish styling. The lugged head is balanced by a tailspike, providing the ultimate in pillaging pieces.

(CLOSED) - Winged Spear Weapon Adoptable #051 by Timothy-Henri.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

(CLOSED) - Winged Spear Weapon Adoptable #051 by Timothy-Henri.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Cold Steel MAA Winged Spear Battle Spear 95MW | OsoGrandeKnives

Cold Steel MAA Winged Spear Battle Spear 95MW | OsoGrandeKnives

Cold Steel - Winged Spear - Man at Arms Collection

Cold Steel - Winged Spear - Man at Arms Collection

Man-at-Arms Winged Spear is a true product of the battlefield. Its blade is wide and sharp enough to almost double as a pole arm, while its pronounced wings can be used to trap and pin an opponent's limbs, snag his shield and parry and entangle his weapons. (Overall: 89" Blade Head Length: 24" Wt: 82.1 oz)

Man-at-Arms Winged Spear is a true product of the battlefield. Its blade is wide and sharp enough to almost double as a pole arm, while its pronounced wings can be used to trap and pin an opponent's limbs, snag his shield and parry and entangle his weapons. (Overall: 89" Blade Head Length: 24" Wt: 82.1 oz)

Cold Steel - Winged Spear - Man at Arms Collection

Cold Steel - Winged Spear - Man at Arms Collection

Winged+Spear+Head+(each), £50.50

Winged+Spear+Head+(each), £50.50

My mockup of a fantasy "partisan" using a double length Cold Steel MAA Winged Spear blade and a Cold Steel Torpedo for the side spikes.  They'll probably never make it, but I wish they'd at least come out with a partisan length spear blade.

My mockup of a fantasy "partisan" using a double length Cold Steel MAA Winged Spear blade and a Cold Steel Torpedo for the side spikes. They'll probably never make it, but I wish they'd at least come out with a partisan length spear blade.

Cold Steel 95MW Man at Arms Winged Spear 89 inch Overall Length

Cold Steel 95MW Man at Arms Winged Spear 89" Overall

Cold Steel 95MW Man at Arms Winged Spear 89 inch Overall Length

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Sarlia by wlop GhostBalde indie comic female angel Princess Sarlina sword spear armor clothes clothing fashion player character npc | Create your own roleplaying game material w/ RPG Bard: www.rpgbard.com | Writing inspiration for Dungeons and Dragons DND D&D Pathfinder PFRPG Warhammer 40k Star Wars Shadowrun Call of Cthulhu Lord of the Rings LoTR + d20 fantasy science fiction scifi horror design | Not Trusty Sword art: click artwork for source

Cold Steel MAA Winged Spear Battle Spear 95MW | OsoGrandeKnives

Cold Steel MAA Winged Spear Battle Spear 95MW | OsoGrandeKnives

Bright Colour Combination Art Interrupted by Janet Fikar. Selected by http://sleepbamboo.com/

Art Interrupted

Bright Colour Combination Art Interrupted by Janet Fikar. Selected by http://sleepbamboo.com/

Anglo-Saxon Warrior Postcard.  50% off with code APRILSHOWERS  Offer is valid through April 27, 2017 11:59 PM PT.  #zazzle #postcard #Anglo_Saxon #Saxon #Anglo_Saxon_warrior #Saxon_warrior #Dark_Age_warrior #winged_spear #round_shield #byrnie

Anglo-Saxon Warrior Postcard

Anglo-Saxon Warrior Postcard. 50% off with code APRILSHOWERS Offer is valid through April 27, 2017 11:59 PM PT. #zazzle #postcard #Anglo_Saxon #Saxon #Anglo_Saxon_warrior #Saxon_warrior #Dark_Age_warrior #winged_spear #round_shield #byrnie

The winged (also lugged or barred) spear was a common type of thrusting spear during the early Middle Ages. It consisted of a leaf or lozenge shaped head, beneath which on the socket there were prominent wings. The winged spear is shown used by both cavalry and infantry. Although some authors claim the intention of the wings was to prevent the weapon from penetrating too deeply into an enemy, others see them as an aid to spear-fencing.

Medieval Weapons

The winged (also lugged or barred) spear was a common type of thrusting spear during the early Middle Ages. It consisted of a leaf or lozenge shaped head, beneath which on the socket there were prominent wings. The winged spear is shown used by both cavalry and infantry. Although some authors claim the intention of the wings was to prevent the weapon from penetrating too deeply into an enemy, others see them as an aid to spear-fencing.