Functional Weapons

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!
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1st Century Pompeii Dagger

Item # AH-4232
Well known as the city destroyed by a volcanic eruption, Pompeii has fascinated people for centuries. This 1st Century Pompeii Dagger is designed after findings from these ancient ruins so you can add it to your Roman themed collection.
$61.69

3 Piece Ninja Sword Set

Item # ZS-926844-BK
A true ninja makes sure to have the right weapons to capitalize on any opening, and this 3 Piece Ninja Sword Set brings a trio of blades to the fight, ensuring that whether up close or at range, you can bring the pain to your foe.
$25.00 $22.00

30 Inch Pole Stave

Item # OX007
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 Pole Stave will help you create that perfect polearm.
$12.00

3rd Century Roman Pugio

Item # AH-3262
After a century of little use, the pugio dagger made a sweeping comeback in the early third century. Becoming the sidearm of choice for Roman officers, the 3rd Century Roman Pugio inspires a sense of nobility and mortality.
$152.41

3rd Century Roman Spatha

Item # AH-2002
Similar in design to the gladius, the spatha was a straight sword favored by Roman heavy infantry units. This 3rd Century Roman Spatha is an ornate sword, featuring straight edges that culminate into a vicious, angular point.
$200.29

54 Inch Pole Stave

Item # OX006
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 Pole Stave is the perfect height for a war axe or spear.
$21.00

84 Inch Pole Stave

Item # OX005
The 84 Inch Pole Stave for finishing the XH2038 and XH2039 spears. They are also a great addition to other spear-heads, allowing you to authentically complete your ideal pole weapon. It is perfect for a DIY project or for a historical reenactment.
$24.00

Acre Broadsword

Item # 501509
The Acre Broadsword has been hand-forged by expert smiths with decades of experience, ensuring that it will make a fantastic weapon for your home armory. The functional sword is crafted from tough 1065 high carbon steel.
$330.00

Agincourt War Sword

Item # 501506
Fans of medieval blade replicas are sure to appreciate the expert craftsmanship evident in the Agincourt War Sword. Forged by experienced master smiths, the striking functional sword is made from tough 1065 high carbon steel.
$330.00

Albrecht Hand and a Half Sword

Item # SH2034
When you wish to enter combat with an elegant yet functional sword, look no further than the Albrecht Hand and a Half Sword for a medieval blade. Based on a museum piece, this fully functional sword looks great at any reenactment.
$369.00 $324.00

American Revolution Saber

Item # 500872
This well-balanced, fast sword was designed for the mounted fighter. A solid steel hilt with spiral carved hardwood grip is married to an effective 1085 high carbon, well tempered blade. It comes with a black scabbard with steel mounts.
$190.00

Antiqued Danish Axe

Item # 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.
$132.00 $109.00