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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1917 Hybrid Cutlass by Cold Steel

Item # 07-88CSH
Inspired by the 1904 Austrian Saber (07-88PSB) and the 1917 Cutlass (07-88CS), the 1917 Hybrid Cutlass by Cold Steel combines features from these magnificent weapons to produce a fierce design for the ultimate close quarters weapon.
$300.00 $240.00

1940s Soviet General Saber

Item # AH-3112
The cavalry saber has always been a prolific weapon, used during times of war for centuries. The 1940s Soviet General Saber is a stunning depiction of a sword used by officers of the Soviet Army, used both in battle and to show prestige
$225.00

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.
$57.00

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.
$29.90 $26.91

30 Inch Ash 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 Ash Pole Stave will help you create that perfect polearm.
$10.50

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.
$122.00

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.
$180.00

3rd Century Roman Sword

Item # AH-4221
Similar in design to the gladius, the spatha was a straight sword favored by Roman heavy infantry units. This 3rd Century Roman Sword is an ornate spatha, featuring long, straight edges that culminate into a vicious, angular point.
$153.00

4 Flanged Steel Mace

Item # ED8694
Flanged maces were popular throughout early history. They afforded direction to a mighty blow, tearing through armor during combat. The flanged mace has a steel head and shaft with a wrapped leather grip. The length is 30.5 inches.
$93.25

54 Inch Ash 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 Ash Pole Stave is the perfect height for a war axe or spear.
$18.50

8th Century Viking Sword

Item # IP-033
This Viking Sword is fashioned after an Eighth Century Design. This beautiful sword has a highly polished 33-inch blade with fuller and a dark hardwood handle with a polished, solid steel pommel and cross guard.
$279.00

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.
$325.00