Historical replicas

Livery Arrow Replica


Minimum weight 980grains (63.5g)


A horn reinforced self-nock (reinforcement approximately 2”) must be used. A slot depth of around ¼" is suggested. The nock does not need to be further reinforced with bindings but this may be advisable for longevity and safety.


Any shaft wood found on board the Mary Rose is acceptable. These include ash, birch, oak and most commonly aspen or poplar. Either a torpedo or bob-tailed shaft profile is acceptable.
Minimum shaft diameter at the shoulder 1/2”
Minimum shaft diameter at the nock 3/8”
Minimum Shaft length (bottom of nock to shoulder) 30 ½”



Fletchings must be cut in a triangular pattern. The rear edge must be cut at an angle of (or near) 90 degrees to the shaft. The corner may be radiused. Turkey is acceptable.
Minimum length 7 3/8”
Minimum height 5/8”


The fletchings must be bound on at a minimum of 4 turns per inch. Red silk is preferred but linen is acceptable. Verdigris compound is not required over the bindings but may be used.


A Hand forged Tudor bodkin must be used.



shaft wood iron head steel hardened head
ash 20,00€ 22,00€
poplar 21,00€ 23,00€


Listed prices are valid for white goose feathers. For other types of feathers see table in section Catalogue - arrows.