When we talk about traditional Chinese cold weapons, the most common word we hear is "18 kinds of weapons".
Because gunpowder is not used and the manufacturing cost is low, it was very popular in ancient times. What's more, a country that advocates martial arts culture like China takes a fancy to cold weapons and even ranks the 18 kinds of martial arts, which can be said to be a historical culture. But not only China, many countries have their own traditional cold weapons, and these weapons are also kept as cultural relics, but some cold weapons are collected in the hands of individuals, since it is a collection, there must be a price, so what is the general price of cold weapons?
Since the han dynasty and the sui dynasty, the whip and the mace have become famous weapons. At the beginning of the tang dynasty, the general weizlate jingde was good at using double whips. Qin qiong (shubao) was good at using double mace.
Mace, (iron) whip, long without blade, with four edges, four chi long (four chi in song dynasty is one meter and two meters), mace with many double mace, belong to the short weapon, is beneficial to horse warfare. The mace's weight is heavy, and those who are not powerful can't use it easily. The damage is considerable, even through the armor, people can be crushed to death. In terms of technique, it is close to swordsmanship. From jin and tang dynasties, made of copper or iron, like a hard whip, but the body of the mace without knot, the end of the mace without point. The section of mace body is square with groove, so it has the name of "concave mace". The size and length of mace vary from person to person (generally between 65 and 80 cm)
Mace is one of the short soldiers, the square has four edges, and the even handle is about four feet long. Mace without blade, every six or seven inches apart, the name of bamboo mace; From the end, completely straight, famous square edge mace; The cover is renamed according to its shape. Textual research mace origin, and the sword for the same time; To the twenty-four laws, after the qin and han dynasties, who created, can not be verified; Just short soldiers to step combat, posterity more practice, today's north and south boxing, class can xian; Also like a single-pole 軮 whip carrying convenience, can take protection. No use but mace, method of double lines, so the posterity has the name, such as male and female mace yuanyang mace also pity is strange 胘 differences, increase or decrease the original second method, and the other set; However, the end is not out of this mother law. And the use of soldiers, and hidden mace waist, in case of accidents; Yes, the mace is both a short weapon and a hidden weapon. Most of these mace are smart and can't be trained. The learning of martial arts in the world, should follow the ancient law of practice, ordinary not at most all error.
Many collectors are also willing to collect cold weapons, the historical significance of these cold weapons is the main reason to attract them, many cold weapons on the auction market were auctioned out of sky-high prices!