Hanwei

Crafting some of the finest functional blades in the world, Hanwei remains a premier manufacturer of handcrafted European and oriental weapons. Here at Buying a Sword, we provide an excellent selection of quality Hanwei swords and historical weapons replicas ranging from high carbon steel katana to battle axes, spear heads, and pole arms of various kinds. Medieval and Renaissance designs include bastard swords, back swords, single handed swords, fencing sabers, claymores, Viking axes, scramasax, dirks, and the like. Oriental blades come in similar variety with pieces like jie dao, katana, tanto, wakizashi, iaito, yari, dadao, and naginata. Hanwei functional swords and weapons are perfect for martial artists, fencers, re-enactors, and collectors to make use of and display. Take a moment to browse, and you will find many fantastic options to suit your needs!
Bastard Sword
SH2250
The Swiss and Germans originally carried these weapons, although Bastard swords soon became popular in other regions such as the British Isles and Europe.
Price: $340.00
Marshall Damascus Sword
SH2001
Our single-hand Marshall Damascus Sword sets new standards of quality and authenticity in broadsword construction. The sword is based on an original, now in a British museum, used by Sir William Marshall.
Price: $700.00
Claymore Sword
SH2060
Mainstay of the Highland warriors of the late 15th and 16th centuries, the Claymore had a uniquely styled hilt that sets it apart from other great swords of the period.
Price: $365.00
Ash Pole Stave
OX005
Our OX005 Ash Poles (7 feet long by 1.188 inch diameter) are available for finishing the XH2038, XH2039, and XH2040 spears. They are solid and durable, and a must-have for mounting any pole weapon heads.
Price: $29.00
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Godfred Sword
SH1010
Named for the feared 8th century Viking raider, our Godfred Sword is built around a beautifully patterned folded steel blade to replicate the pre-9th century originals.
Price: $700.00
Dark Sentinel
SH2066
Combining the slashing power of the Samurai Katana with the agility and thrusting ability of fine European dueling swords, the Dark Sentinel is a handsome sword with a bite.
Price: $165.00
Basket-Hilt Broadsword
SH2002
Although Basket-Hilt swords appeared throughout Britain from the mid-sixteenth century on, their association with the seventeenth and eighteenth century Scottish highlander has become legendary.
Price: $475.00
Thrusting Spear
XH2038
The decorated spearheads demonstrate the Vikings creative mix of art and war, whereby weapons often carried intricate patterns, created using the Niello process. These make for great collectibles and display pieces!
Price: $100.00
Trondheim Viking Sword
SH2296
Patterned after swords that have been discovered in the area around Trodheim, Norway, the sword exhibits early ninth-century styling, a time when the Norwegian Vikings were pillaging Britain and Ireland.
Price: $850.00
Throwing Spear
XH2039
The decorated spearheads demonstrate the Vikings creative mix of art and war, whereby weapons often carried intricate patterns, created using the Niello process. These make for great collectibles and great weapons!
Price: $75.00
Bearded Axe Antiqued
XH1073N
Our Viking Axe and Bearded Axe are typical patterns, capable of cleaving helms or armour with impunity. They feature forged heads with sharp tempered edges and hardwood shafts. Both shafts are approximately 30 inches long.
Price: $125.00
Antiqued Danish Axe
XH2099N
The Danish Axe by Hanwei is undoubtedly a fine example of the use of peacetime agricultural tools as weapons in time of war. Equally at home felling trees or adversaries, the axe evokes a fearsome picture of the woodsman at war.
Price: $140.00
Viking War Spear
XH1078
As the sage Norse god Odin said, you never know when you may need all of sudden your spear. Be sure to implement the Viking War Spear, a necessary element in the arsenal of any free Norse person, into your weapons collection.
Price: $215.00
Oni Katana
SH6018KLG
The Oni are mythical creatures from Japanese folklore similar to western demons or trolls. In modern culture they are beginning to move away from this menacing connotation into the role of guardian or protector, similar to gargoyles.
Price: $1,800.00
Francisca Axe
XH2120N
The Francisca, so named for its Frankish origins, was used by the Vikings both as a throwing weapon and for close-quarters combat. Its graceful lines are legendary and both the point and edge were capable of penetrating chain mail.
Price: $120.00
Skull Sword Cane
SH2131
Our Skull and Bird Dog Sword Canes are beautifully crafted, making either a sight to see. The fiberglass shaft of the Skull Cane allows for a slim profile, while the rosewood shaft of the Bird Dog cane makes for a classic appearance.
Price: $190.00
Viking Axe Antiqued
XH1072N
Our Viking Axe and Bearded Axe are typical patterns, capable of cleaving helms or armour with impunity. They feature forged heads with sharp tempered edges and hardwood shafts. Both shafts are approximately 30 inches long.
Price: $120.00
Short Bearded Axe Antiqued
XH2043N
These Hanwei short axes, replicating Viking weapons, are made to withstand throwing, with forged heads and hardened edges. They are well balanced and competition approved.
Price: $95.00
Hero's Axe
XH1074
The double axe has long been associated with heroes and heroics, and the Hero's Axe helps to perpetuate that legend. Possessed of a hardy and hefty design, this axe looks easily capable of splitting shields and cleaving skulls.
Price: $230.00
Zatoichi Stick Sword Folded
SH2114
CAS Hanwei now has four exciting versions of the stick sword of Zatoichi, the legendary blind Samurai. The ever-popular black SH1014, with its fully tempered carbon steel blade is now joined by the SH2298.
Price: $700.00
Praying Mantis Katana
SH2359
The Praying Mantis is a symbol of cunning and power in Japanese culture. Built on our new L6 Bainite blade in the Shobu Zukuri style with Bo-Hi, and featuring superb koshirae, the Praying Mantis Katana is a very functional piece.
Price: $1,900.00
Short Viking Axe
XH2044N
Vikings were masterful warriors, using a number of weapons including axes. This Hanwei Short Viking Axe, replicating the Viking weapon, can withstand throwing, showing off its forged head and hardened edge.
Price: $100.00
Lowlander Sword
SH2065
Wielded with ferocity on many a Gaelic battlefield, the massive Lowlander sword illustrates the might of the Scots. Known as Slaughter-Swords in the 16th century, these were the swords of choice for Scottish mercenaries of the period.
Price: $440.00
11th Century Norman Sword
SH2326
Based upon designs popular during the famed Norman conquest of England led by William the Conqueror, this 11th Century Norman Sword is a functional stage weapon that is perfect for your reenactment or stage combat from this era.
Price: $210.00
Bird-Dog Sword Cane
SH2132
Our Skull and Bird Dog Sword Canes are beautifully crafted, making either a sight to see. The fiberglass shaft of the Skull Cane allows for a slim profile, while the rosewood shaft of the Bird Dog cane makes for a classic appearance.
Price: $210.00
Lowlander Antiqued Sword
SH2065N
Wielded with ferocity on many a Gaelic battlefield, the massive Lowlander sword illustrates the might of the Scots. Known as Slaughter-Swords in the 16th century, these were the swords of choice for Scottish mercenaries of the period.
Price: $440.00
Basket-Hilt Backsword
SH2003
Early highland swords almost invariably carried the double-edged broadsword blade, but by the time of the Battle of Culloden in 1746 the single-edged backsword was at least equal in popularity.
Price: $485.00
Naginata
SH1020
The Naginata, famed weapon of the Sohei, or warrior monks, of Japan was fearsome in the hands of a skilled combatant and is today of great importance in the martial arts field. Our naginata has met the needs of the martial practitioner.
Price: $860.00
Bamboo Katana
SH1002
In 1876, the Samurai were banned from carrying their swords. This attempt to end a thousand year tradition was not received well by the proud warrior class and the stick katana was born.
Price: $740.00
Antiqued Throwing Axe
XH2042N
No collection is complete without the addition of a well-balanced throwing axe. The Antiqued Throwing Axe, made by Hanwei, could historically be used as a dangerous weapon in two ways, depending on the combat situation.
Price: $65.00
Marshall Sword
SH2000
Our single-hand Marshall Sword sets new standards of quality and authenticity in broadsword construction. The sword is based on an original, now in a British museum, used by one of the finest knights of England, Sir William Marshall.
Price: $415.00
Practical Bastard Sword
SH2428
If you enjoy playing different reenactment characters, you need a sword that is versatile to fit any persona. The Practical Bastard Sword is an easily adaptable sword for whatever medieval knight, soldier, or civilian role you choose.
Price: $350.00