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Pattern Number Name Period Length
#5S "The Maximilian Bow" 1500 32 inches

#5S - "The Maximilian Bow" -- Click to see more pictures!
(Bow on left is shown in walnut with optional heavy steel lath, bow irons and Micarta groove.
Bow on right is shown in oak)

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This new rendition of the #5S bow is based on the three bows in the Hofburg in Vienna. Two of those bows are nearly identical and were made for Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, in about 1490. The third bow was made for Louis XII of France at about the same time. Though spanish in style, Maximilian's bows appear to have been made in what is now Austria. The #5S is a very handsome, distinctive slender bow, with the stocks tapering ahead and behind the lock. The tail of the stock is slightly gabled like a rooftop. If you want it done right, get the optional bow irons and Micarta track,

Standard Features

Standard Choices (included in base price)

Prices and Options
Base Price for "The Maximilian Bow", #5S $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