Polish Hussar Supply Plus
The weaponry used in Poland and Eastern
Europe is a mix of the best of Western and
Eastern Europe and the influences of
Western Asia and the Steppes. Turkish and
Tartar fashion and weaponry were very
popular in the Polish-Lithuanian
Commonwealth in the late 16th and 17th
This is evident in Polish war hammers
(nadziak) and war axes (czekans).
These long- handled weapons were quite
effective when swung from horseback.
In the 17th century, long handled Nadziak
War Hammers and Czekans War axes also
became fashionable walking canes for the
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Above, Polish style
Nadziak War Hammer,
wooden shaft, 33" long.
Below, Polish Nadziak
War Hammer, steel
shaft and leather grip
Starting a t$95.00
|To the left, a 17th cen. Turkish Nacak Axe
starting at $95.00
|Czekan Axes are made of steel
and are usually on long wood
shafts. Some were on steel
shafts as well like the one
They also double as traditional
walking sticks which were used
by nobles during the period.
Starting at $95.00 plus shipping
|Polish and Eastern Weaponry
The smaller piernacz were
carried by junior officers. Larger
buzdygan were carried by higher
ranking commanders in the Polish
army and bulawa maces were
carried by the hetman or general.
Heavy duty steel which I highly
Starting prices for basic as follows:
Piernacz $99.00 ( 3" sphere)
Buzdygan $109.00 (4" sphere)
simple with some decoration
Bulawa Mace with faux jewels and
stones, hand carvings.
Starting at $250.00
|Czekan Axes and Nadziak
These weapons were favorites of
Eastern cavalrymen. Long handles
with small heads made it easy to
reach out from horseback.
I generally make no two the same.