Pattern Number Name Period Length
#2C "The Western Bow" 1100 - 1600 27 - 32 inches

#2C - "The Western Bow" -- Click to see more pictures!
(Bow shown is made of oak and has the optional walnut top.)

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This is a popular bow that appeared all over western Europe, from the eleventh through sixteenth centuries. It is simple and rectangular in section, with a quarrel groove and metal sideplates. One of the most widely depicted crossbows in medieval manuscripts and paintings.

Standard Features

Standard Choices (included in base price)

Prices and Options
Base Price for the #2C "Western Bow" $330.00
Choice of Woods for main body -
(Specify when ordering)
(Included in
base price)
Tung Oil Finish $30.00
Wooden Lockplates $12.00
Horn Release $95.00
Micarta-Lined Groove $40.00
Bow Irons $95.00
Basic Sights $30.00
Renaissance Sights $85.00
Steel Lath $80.00