Specialty Items – Mortars, Axes and more

Coehorn Mortars

A coehorn  was a portable mortar developed in the Netherlands by Menno van Coerhoorn in 1674 and in use from the seventeenth to the mid nineteenth centuries. Unlike larger, heavier mortars, the coehorn was designed to be movable by as few as four men.  The items below a small replicas of these type of mortars.

1. 10 inches mortar with wood base

2. Brass 6 inch mortar and wood

3.  Green stained Coehorn Mortar – 10 inches

File Knives

  1. Viking Seax – This type of large knife was carried by Viking warriors.

 

 

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