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!
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.
The 14th century marked the beginning of the Hundred Years War between England and France, which lasted well into the 1400s. This 14th Century War Sword is designed after the weapons used by soldiers throughout this turbulent century.
The mercenary or routier of the medieval period was, in a nutshell, a soldier for hire by either side in the Hundred Years War. This 15th Century Mercenary Sword is a must have sword for reenactors or collectors of the medieval era.
The 16th century saw the end of what we refer to as the medieval period, a time when the hand and a half sword was incredibly popular. This 16th Century Hand and a Half Sword is a stunning representation of weapons from that time.
When you find a unique and special spear, axe, or hammer head, you need a pole stave that will easily adhere to the vision you have for your ideal weapon. The 30 Inch Ash Pole Stave will help you create that perfect polearm.
If you have found your favorite axe or spear head and you need a long, solid pole to create the weapon of your dreams, then you have come to the right place. The 54 Inch Ash Pole Stave is the perfect height for a war axe or spear.
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.
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.