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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Arming Sword With Scabbard and Belt

Item # DS-1313B
By the 14th century, the classical view of the knights sword took shape in the arming sword. This Arming Sword with Scabbard and Belt demonstrates why, as its pronounced taper and tip make this blade a quick, devastating weapon.
$640.00

Arrowhead Katana

Item # SD35330
There comes an exhilarating rush when an arrow is released from a fully drawn bow. As fast as the arrow flies so will the Arrowhead Katana pierce the hearts of your enemies, honor and glory finding residence in this spectacular sword!
$387.00 $299.00

Asmat Dagger Spear

Item # BK-CTK380157
Designed after the weapons used by the Asmat tribe of Indonesia, the Asmat Dagger Spear is a pole weapon that any collector would be delighted to have. Add a stunning primitive style weapon to your collection with this functional spear.
$124.00

Authentics Celtic Spear

Item # ED2611
The Authentics Celtic Spear is handcrafted with a blackened, flared spear head. This medieval weapon will command respect against other spears. Wider flared blades were widely used by the Celts for hunting as well as in battle.
$396.50

Authentics European Knights Halberd

Item # ED2612
Authentics Halberds are hand-crafted with blackened heads. Each head is secured with hand pounded rivets on a rectangular shaved blackened and seared wood handle. This halberd has a rectangular pole for authenticity.
$436.50

Authentics Flail

Item # ED2605
When you want a functional flail that has a historical style, why not wield the Authentics Flail against your enemies on the battlefield? Take this flail to your next historical reenactment or add it to a medieval weaponry collection.
$279.00

Authentics German Knights Halberd

Item # ED2610
Authentics Halberd is hand-crafted with a blackened head. It is secured with hand pounded rivets on a rectangular, shaved, blackened, and seared wood handle. This functional halberd has a rectangular pole for authenticity.
$436.50

Authentics Skull Flail

Item # ED2604
Our Skull Flail looks like one you might find in an old dark ages dungeon! Fully functional, this flail has a blackened steel skull head with spikes. It is attached to the wrought iron bar on the seared wooden handle by a sturdy chain.
$290.00

Authentics War Hammer

Item # ED2607
This war hammer is the real thing, with an overall length is about 29 inches. The blackened iron hammer head and spike are hand wrought iron on a blackened and seared wood handle. This hammer is menacing to behold.
$289.00

Autumn Leaf Katana

Item # SD35210
The symbolism of the gingko leaf for longevity is about as ancient as the tree itself. The Autumn Leaf Katana embraces this rich metaphor of endurance in its decorative motif, evoking the true beauty of the season.
$436.00 $378.00

Axe Gang Hatchet by Cold Steel

Item # 07-90AXG
For years, Cold Steel has tried to bring to market one of the devastating Chinese styled hatchets used with such awesome effect in countless Kung Fu movies. The Cold Steel version, the Axe Gang Hatchet, is a formidable weapon.
$44.89 $35.91

Axehead

Item # XB0052
The Axehead was made especially for re-enactment use. The Axehead is crafted with a 3 mm thick edge, and a safety edge. A perfect replacement head or works well for hand made projects. No shaft is supplied.
$22.00