Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Upper end

The hilt part of a sword.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Gorget
Also called a collar. Close-fitting plate protecting the neck, throat, and upper chest.
Pommel nut
Also pommel bolt or tang nut. Capstan rivet sometimes included in pommels.
Surcoat
Also overcoat. Long, tunic-like piece of cloth worn over armor to keep the dirt, rain and sun heat out and present the…
Slaughtersword
See Two-handed sword.
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