WWI Trench Mace

Windlass Steelcrafts

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This durable trench club has a steel shim with the flanged ring over the top which is then pinned through. Shaft is solid, stained hardwood. Overall: 17"

This British trench club was made by placing a flanged metal ring on a standard entrenching tool handle. While the First World War is strongly associated with the introduction of modern weaponry, primitive melee weapons still had a place in the close-quarters fighting encountered during trench raids. Decommissioned or broken heavy machinery was often re-purposed and you can see the cog-like look as though this could have been a gear from a tank or other large artillery. There was no shortage of uses for parts.

We've come across Canadian and British versions of this club which was sometimes referred to as a ‘knobkerry’ reinforcing its popularity and effectiveness. This durable and devastating weapon has a steel shim with a flanged ring over the top which is then pinned through. The shaft is solid, stained American Hickory.

  • Overall:17"
  • Weight: 2 lbs / 4 oz