Steel, wood haft
Overall: 184.8 cm (72 3/4 in.); Blade: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Weight: 2.24 kg (4.94 lbs.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1835
This weapon known as the "bill" was developed from an agricultural tool. Used throughout Western Europe, it was particularly popular in Italy and England where it served as an equivalent to the Central European halberd.
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