Han Sha was one of the five main weapons of the Han Dynasty Military.
Sha was an powerful pole arm with formidable thrusting power as well as lethal cutting ability. The hand guard could bind to the opponents weapon and protect the hand.
With a massive blade and special shaft, Sha was expensive to made and was a weapon often associated with elite guards.
Classic Han Sha is based on a classic Sha specimen in the Xuzhou Museum, one of the premier ancient weapon museum in China.
Blade length: 80 cm (31.50")
Shaft length: 160 cm (5' 3.00")
Total length: 242 cm (7' 11.28")
Weight: 2.3 kg (5 lbs)
POB from base of guard: 35 cm (13.78")
** POB on Shaft **
Folded pattern steel:
1060 carbon steel + T9 tungsten-vanadium high-speed tool steel
1060 carbon steel
T9 tungsten-vanadium high-speed tool steel
Tungsten <= 0.30
Vanadium <= 0.02
Molybdenum <= 0.20
Superior heat treatment: Hardness 54-55 HRC.
Blade rebounds to true after bending,
Hand polish to smooth soft shine and sword sharp edge
Shaft and Scabbard
Wood: Ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.)
Shaft has diamond shape cross section profile for intuitive edge alignment.
Painted classic Han Dynasty
black with red stripes, design.
Industrial grade precision case brass fittings.
1:1 replica of classic Han Sha in XuZhou museum.
Fit and finish
We perfected the fit and finish of our weapons and the final assembly is meticulously performed by our senior craft masters. It takes a skill craftsman one whole working day to assemble.
Han Dynasty Weapon Rack