Throughout the ages, many kinds of weapons have been used in combat aside from swords. When you want a functional weapon to use in your historical re-enactment or battle, be sure to check out the wealth of options available to you here at Buying a Sword. These battle ready weapons include functional daggers and functional polearms like war hammers, flails, spears, maces, halberds, and axes, giving you plenty of variety. These re-enactment weapons appear in many different styles, as well, such as medieval and Renaissance, Viking, and fantasy. Each of these historical weapons is crafted with attention to accuracy and quality to ensure that they look great while remaining hardy enough for use. Check out our range of medieval weapons to find the right kind to suit your needs!
The beauty and function of a blade like the 16th Century Two-Handed Sword with Scabbard and Belt is something to be truly appreciated. Any gentleman or warrior would be happy to carry this fine weapon at their side.
Known as the finest cutting sword ever manufactured, few blades have the history and fame that the 1796 Light Cavalry Saber has. This style of saber was later adopted by several countries, used primarily during the Napoleonic Wars.
The 1796 Light Cavalry Saber with Leather Scabbard is based on a weapon widely used by the British and their Prussian allies under General Blucher in the Battle of Waterloo. A supreme cutting weapon, this sword was used up into the 20th century.
The 1796 Light Cavalry Saber with Steel Scabbard is based on the weapon widely used by the British and their Prussian allies at the Battle of Waterloo. Its sharpened forward edge gives the blade ferocious cutting power.
A beautifully executed 17th Century rapier with a complex hilt and faceted pommel. The grip is hand wound with silver plated wire with woven wire rings, top and bottom. This type of sword was deadly effective as a dueling weapon.
As long as armor was in use, weapons were designed to overcome it, the war hammer being one of the most effective. This example certainly follows suit with its large head and long deadly curved back spike.
The single edged blade has a single broad fuller running from the ricasso to near the point. The entire hilt is cast brass and the grip is ribbed. The pommel is global with a capstan. The grip is flanked by kidney-shaped hand guards.
This fine reproduction saber is a faithful copy of ones used. The hand forged blade is British military spec steel that will flex over 20 inches and return to true. The leather handle is wire wrapped for an authentic look and feel.
This 18th C. Cut and Thrust Sword is a somewhat middle-ground when comes to the evolution of the sword. It features the ornate hilt of later eras, but still possesses a blade that is considerably thicker than the smallsword or rapier.
The Freemasons gave the Masonic Sword as an award of rank and merit. The engravings on the sword and scabbard displayed the symbols of the movement. This replica faithfully reproduces the detail of a Masonic sword of the period.
In 1917, the US Navy decided to replace its Model 1860 cutlass which had been in service for 57 years. Cold Steels modern recreation of the 1917 Cutlass is as authentic as possible, modeled after an original copy in a personal collection.