Medieval halberds are polearms crafted with a spiked axe blade mounted on a long shaft and a hook or thorn on the reverse side of the blade. Due to this three-part design, halberds were intended to slice, thrust, and hook opponents in battle. We offer both functional and decorative halberds here at Buying a Sword. We have ornamental halberds and similar weapons here, such as bardiches, poll axes, bills, and glaives, as well as their battle ready counterparts. Our decorative halberds make great theatrical props and unique home decor. Functional halberds and other medieval pole arms are made of high quality materials like iron, carbon steel, and hardwood to help them stand up to the rigors of combat. Peruse our selection of halberd pole weapons to find the perfect piece for your medieval weapon arsenal or for your medieval home decor.
The halberd was an effective weapon for a foot soldier against cavalry, and in skilled hands the weapon could dismount a knight. This replica of a 15th century Swiss halberd is ideal for role-playing or decorating your castle walls.
The halberd has been a staple in medieval warfare for years. The combined functions of an axe and a spear make this a deadly armament. This particular halberd, the 16th Century Spanish Halberd, by Marto, is a replica of one such design.
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.
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.
In the hands of a novice, an axe is a deadly tool, one that makes great use of brutality and simplicity. In the hands of a skilled warrior, a Bearded Axe like this simple specimen transforms into a truly deadly weapon of war.
Typifying the weaponry from the Middle Ages, the Crescent 16th Century Decorative Medieval Halberd is a magnificent decoration that exudes a look of medieval era elegance and displays your love of this historical period.
Crafted to securely display up to three pole arms at once, the Display Stand for Three Halberds is a wonderful complement for your decorative weapons. It is crafted from sturdy cast metal in a simple and stable design.
A Fauchard is a pole weapon that is similar in nature to glaive, being designed to deliver thrusts and cuts from a distance. The difference comes from the shape of the blade, as the fauchards design is much more complex and involved.
This German Halberd replicates a circa-1500 A.D. museum piece. Crafted in 0.25 inch steel with 0.13 thick langets, it is supplied unedged but may be modified easily for a re-enactment use. It is supplied as a head only.
Not all medieval pole weapons were made for thrusting and stabbing. Some, like the Glaive, combined the strengths of a spear and a sword, creating a weapon that had the range of a spear with the ability to slash and cut like a sword.
There is reason the axe was one of the most popular weapons among the days of the medieval era, and that is because it was a powerful weapon. No matter whose hands it falls in to, this Gothic Axe is sure to look quite deadly.