Functional Swords

Every battle ready sword available on Buying a Sword can be found here in the Functional Swords category. These combat weapons are crafted to be able to withstand the rigors of use, designed by renowned manufacturers like Tinker Pearce, Windlass, CAS Iberia, and Hanwei. Made from high carbon steel, many of these re-enactment swords are designed for historical accuracy, ensuring that they work equally well as collectibles and display weapons. These functional blades come in a range of styles inspired by various Cultures and Eras, including Scottish and Celtic, Roman, Greek, Viking, Medieval, Renaissance, Pirate, Civil War, Oriental, and others. Browse for a few moments, and you will see claymores, rapiers, broadswords, bastard swords, scimitars, sabers, cutlasses, shashkas, katana, hand and a half swords, and many, many more options to suit your needs.
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U.S. 1860 Heavy Cavalry Saber

Item # 07-88HCS
An expertly crafted reproduction of original American Civil War sabers, the U.S. 1860 Heavy Cavalry Saber presents the traditional design with modern improvements, like its blade made of 1055 carbon steel with a hard spring temper.
$341.92 $273.53

Underworld Battle Katana

Item # MC-MAZ-400
The shadows curl around you. The sight reminds you of your task to destroy the demons in the area. Wield the Underworld Battle Katana against them. This impressive sword makes a great addition to a reenactment outfit or collection.

United States Dragoons Saber

Item # 501146
The 1st and 2nd US Dragoon Regiments carried swords similar to the United States Dragoons Saber. A rare chance to own a unique piece of US wartime history, this is an authentic replica of the highest caliber from Windlass Steelcrafts.

Unokubi Zukuri Raptor Katana

Item # SH2415
The blade of the Unokubi Zukuri Raptor Katana is constructed after the Nagamaki sword, a long handled katana that was popular between the 12th and 14th centuries. This version of that sword features utility and display qualities.

Viking Short Sword

Item # ED4422
The Viking Short Sword features a hammered and blackened iron pommel and guard welded to a hefty steel blade. The Viking Short Sword is durable and suitable for stage and reenactment fighting and come to you at a great price.

Viking Sword

Item # 07-88VS
The Viking Sword draws inspiration from the weapons of the 9th and 10th centuries. The long, wide blade is hand forged from high carbon steel and has a broad central fuller and two keen edges, perfect for hard slashes and chopping blows.
$418.87 $335.09

Viking Ulfberht Sword

Item # 500864
This Viking Ulfberht Sword is a stellar replica modeled from a sword shown in Ian Pierces book Swords of the Viking Age. An old legend has it that a Nordic smith named Ulfberht developed the first all steel blade.

War Horse Katana

Item # SD35350
Thousands of hooves shake the earth in a cacophonous rage as the battle wears on. Trapped in an endless quest for power, the fierce war horse continues to run. Embrace his power with the War Horse Katana and become an almighty shogun!

Warmonger Barbarian Sword

Item # DS-1320
Intimidating and brutish, the Warmonger Barbarian Sword exists in a class by itself. The stunning design of this fantasy sword is inspired by the Viking swords recounted in the legendary sagas of the northern peoples.

Warrior Chisa Katana

Item # 07-88BCK
The Warrior Chisa Katana, made of heat treated, high performance carbon steel, is a weapon fit for Samurai. Ideal for perfecting cutting techniques, this katana is inspired by and styled like the iconic blades of ancient Japan.
$495.82 $396.65

Warrior Golden Dragon Saya Katana

Item # NP-KON09DG
With the cunning and strength of a dragon, you outwit and defeat your opponents. You emerge victorious with the Warrior Golden Dragon Saya Katana. This functional sword looks great on the battlefield and on display in your home.

Warrior Katana

Item # 07-88BK
Made of high performance steel, the Warrior Katana is a high quality weapon inspired and based on the iconic swords of ancient Japan. Heat treated and sharp, the handsome blade is perfect for training and perfecting cutting techniques.
$504.37 $403.49