Used in various forms during the 11th to 16th centuries, the medieval falchion appears in two general shapes - the first curved like a saber with a clip point and the second with a straight back, possibly a clip point, and a curved edge. The name comes from the Old French fawchon, derived from the Latin falxs used to describe scythe-like weapons. The historical falchion is often considered a peasant sword, crafted from sharp farming implements. Similar to a Persian scimitar, the falchion combines the power of an axe with the versatile use of a sword. At Buying a Sword, we carry functional falchions and decorative falchions that are ideal for historical re-enactments, weapons collections, and combat training. Our falchion swords provide you the opportunity to own this rare historical weapon.
The Demon Broadsword Falchionis for brave warriors seeking a unique weapon with sinister appeal. The stainless steel, single edged blade widens and curves slightly upwards at its end, and detailed skulls decorate the black steel hilt.
Although the double-edged sword gets most of the press, the single-edged falchion was favored by a great many knights and men at arms. The wide cutting blade was quite effective against mail thanks to its weight balance.
Designed by Luke LaFontaine and Dave Baker, the German Langes Messer is a stunning sword. This modern interpretation of the historical German Long Knife features a clip point blade that is fully sharpened along its primary edge.
The Grosse Messer Swords heritage hails from central and northern Europe where, in days of old, noblemen and peasants alike relied on it to protect hearth and home from brigands, outlaws, and other characters of ill repute.
Appearing in various forms from the 11th to 16th centuries, the falchion remains notable for its single-edged blade, crossguard, and curved blade tip. The Hattin Falchion features a disc pommel with octagonal facets.
A spectacular weapon which replicates the styling seen in medieval era Germany, the Man at Arms Grosse Messer by Cold Steel is an enormous sword which is wieldable in either one or two hands and features a single razor sharp edge.
Inspired by history and creative imagination, this Ring Hilt Swiss Saber with Scabbard combines the single-edged design of the historic saber with a twist of fantasy as well as hardy materials, creating a unique and functional sword.
Inspired by history and imagination, this Ring Hilt Swiss Saber with Scabbard and Belt combines the single-edged design of the historic saber with a twist of fantasy as well as hardy materials, creating a unique and functional sword.
The crashing of waves, the roar of cannons, the shout of rogues through the foreboding mist - the Scottish Cutlass cannot help but unleash adventurous images. Scottish born Capt. William Kidd would certainly have favored this sword.
The grosse messer was a German blade designed to take the place of the sword as a side-arm. They were used by nobles and commoners alike, although This Messer Sword with Scabbard certainly has the look of a weapon fit for noble hands.
The grosse messer was a German blade designed to take the place of the sword as a side-arm. They were used by nobles and commoners, although This Messer Sword with Scabbard and Belt certainly looks like a weapon fit for noble hands.
Similar to a fauchard or a glaive, the Warbrand sword is a single-edged weapon that was originally designed for striking an enemy on horseback. This Warbrand Sword is a stunning and sleek weapon that any medieval collector would love.
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