13th Century Batwing Cleaver

The batwing cleaver is an unusual multi spiked machete like weapon. They are famously depicted in large numbers in the Morgan Bible (1250s), sometimes with curved "umberella" handles. These are the type I based this version on. The grips are scale tangs fitted with wooden plates.


The blade is EN42j spring steel, hardened and tempered for reenactment use.

The edges are minimum 2mm thick

All points are rounded to a 20mm diameter

Over all length: 71cm

Blade Length: 52cm

Weight: 800g


13th Century Batwing Cleaver