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Pattern Number Name Period Length
#5B "The German Bow" 1450 - 1600 25 - 28 inches

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This bow resembles the #5 bow, but is very short and stocky. The type was very popular as a sporting and cavalry bow in the late 15th and 16th centuries. It is rather oval in cross-section, and comes with tapered head, cheekpiece, and veneer top, with quarrel rest. The standard lockplates are rawhide.

Standard Features

Standard Choices (included in base price)

Prices and Options
Base Price for "The German Bow", #5B $405.00
Choice of Woods for main body -
(Specify when ordering)
(Included in
base price)
Your choice of wood veneer top -
(Specify when ordering)
(Included in
base price)
Tung Oil Finish $30.00
Wooden Lockplates $12.00
Horn Release $95.00
Micarta Overlay $50.00
Bow Irons $95.00
Basic Sights $30.00
Renaissance Sights $85.00
Steel Lath $80.00


For further information please see our options or parts page.

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