Here you will find a wide variety of functional European style Medieval and Renaissance swords that are battle ready. In the functional sword category you will find every functional sword located on Medieval Collectible's web site. All these functional swords are made by top manufacturers from around the world like Valiant Armoury, Windlass, Hanwei, and CAS Iberia. This makes it easy for the re-enactor, collector and performer to find the right functional sword they are looking for. Functional swords are made of high carbon steel and are made from the finest quality materials. These are the high quality swords designed to be used for combat, practice, re-enactments and stage use. These swords are historically accurate and are also great for sword collections. When not in use these functional swords are great for display in your home or office. Medieval Collectible has swords from all different Cultures and Eras, Scottish and Celtic to Roman and Greek as well as classic Medieval, like Exclaiburs and Agincourts. We have Pirate Cutlasses, Claymores and William Wallace Swords, Bastard Swords, Civil War Sabers, Two Handed Swords, Broadswords, Hand and a Half Swords, German Swords, Viking Swords, Roman Gladius Swords, Scimitars and more.
Our Rhinelander Bastard sword, typical of late 15th century central European cut-and-thrust swords, is a handsome piece that will be appreciated by both collectors and cutting enthusiasts
The original versions of this Confederate Trooper's Sword (SNS134) were made by a number of Southern manufacturers. This economical sword carries the 'C.S.A.' emblem on the ricasso.
The Tinker Pearce Sharp Norman Sword displays a distinctive cruciform guard and brazil-nut pommel. This sword is harmonically balanced, optimizing the cutting ability of its sharpened blade.
The kopis was a blade favored by the ancient Greek warriors, its name literally translating to the phrase "to cut". And with its forward sweeping, convex blade, cutting is something that the Kopis Sword with Brass Handle does very well.
The Blunt Trainer longsword features nearly identical handling of its sharp companion, but with thick edges (2mm) and a rounded tip for safe sparring practice. Tinker Pearce has developed matching longswords to satisfy the need of every sword enthusiast.
The elegantly simple lines of the Golden Oriole Daisho (SH1018, SH1019) have long been favored by admirers of the Japanese sword. Add the Golden Oriole Katana to your collection as a beautiful example of this style.
Based on both historical and fantasy concepts, this Fantasy Scimitar with Scabbard encompasses not only a pleasing visual aesthetic, but also embodies the extremely destructive cutting strength for which curve scimitars were so well known for.
The celebrated Cawood Sword, named after its discovery location near Cawood Castle in England, is regarded as one of the finest and best-preserved examples of an 11th century Viking sword in existence.
The blade on this beautiful sword is crafted from high polished stainless steel and detailed appropriately etched according to government specifications. Includes the government specified scabbard.
The bastard sword, also known as the hand and a half sword, was an effective and efficient weapon of the medieval ages, and this Gothic Bastard Sword is no different, featuring the same effective design infused with a bit of gothic design for style.
Where would the seafaring rogue be without his trusty cutlass? This stout left handed sword is made to be as rugged as the originals. Features a high carbon steel blade with a gorgeous brass basket and nice hardwood grip.
Our US West Point Sword features a high polished stainless steel blade that is detailed and appropriately etched according to government specifications. Includes the government specified scabbard.
This Viking sword is equal parts effective blade and elegant display. With its broad, classic blade and its impressive hilt, this Norwegian Sword truly is a stunning example of how simple Viking weapons can be made into striking works of art.
We are especially proud to bring you fully approved dress and drill sabers and swords. We know our fighting men ask for and deserve the very best, thats why we offer this saber for the U.S. Marine Corps that are approved by the US government.
When it came to your average warrior's weapon, you were more likely to find something that was simple and basic, but impressively effective. That in mind, a Celtic warrior would likely have favored a blade like the Celtic Foot Soldier Sword.
Its long, two-edged blade and distinctive basket hilt, when combined with targe and dirk has proven to be more than a match for enemy soldiers on battlefields the world over.
Our Crecy single-hand sword, celebrating the first major battle, in 1346, of the hundred years war between England and France, is styled after an early 14th century original.
The Twisted Claymore, thusly named because of its distinctive grip, is patterned after the great two-handed blades that were commonly used by the English and the early Scottish during their near-constant clan warfare and their brutal border disputes.
Modeled after the typical Viking sword, this blade is ideally suited for a respectable and strong Viking Warrior. Classic and historical in its design, the Warrior's Viking Sword with Scabbard is a straight-forward blade that was designed for war.
The long struggle between the German emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and the Italian city states dominated much of the later Middle Ages. Brass parts and a leather wrapped wood grip complete this striking one-handed cutting sword.
In 1917, the US Navy decided to replace its Model 1860 cutlass which had been in service for 57 years. Cold Steel's modern recreation of the 1917 Cutlass is as authentic as possible; it is modeled after an original copy held in a personal collection.
This fine saber has a 1065 high carbon steel blade with full tang and is well tempered. This historically accurate saber was well known as the 'Wrist Breaker'. The model 1840 Cavalry Saber has a three branch brass guard and brass wire wrapped black leather grip.
Few swords carry such glorious legends as the legendary blade, Excalibur. This Limited Edition Excalibur Sword with Scabbard and Belt does its name proud, echoing the look of the sword as it appeared in the 1981 dramatic fantasy film of the same name.
The commonly perpetrated view of Vikings and their weapons being simplistic, utilitarian, and plain is instantly disproved by this 11th Century Viking Sword with Scabbard, which is ornate and intricate in its design, as well as hardy and strong.
Warlords and warriors rejoice, this two handed battle ready sword for you! The Barbaric lines of this mighty two handed fantasy sword has attributed to its wide appeal. The Warlord sword has a functional carbon steel coal forged flared blade.
Taking a cue from the most experienced Indian Swordsmen of the past, Cold Steel has combined a strongly British Light Cavalry blade with its distinctive hatchet point with a traditionally styled Indian hilt to create a distinctive Cold Steel Talwar.
This sword predates the typical basket hilt Irish swords, although the lack of a basket hilt doesn't make this Early Irish Hilt Sword any less effective or worthwhile. In fact, this sword remains a viable option thanks to its effective blade design.
Similar in design to the gladius, the spatha was a type of straight sword favored by Roman heavy infantry units. This 3rd Century Roman Sword is an ornate looking spatha, featuring long, straight edges that culminate into a vicious, angular point.
The advantage of the sword point over the edge became increasingly evident by the end of the 16th century. The Rapier, with its long, elegantly thin profile which emphasized its point, became the popular choice in civilian self-defense.
Designed for multiple cuts in normal targets, the Practical Elite Katana combines the blade geometries and profiles of the Performance Series with the affordability of our Practical fittings.
Ornate and yet dour, this sword possesses an inherent character that is well suited for dark lords of all sorts. Of course, its name tells of the blade's origin, and in that wraith's hands, this Witchking Sword with Scabbard was nigh-unbeatable.
Modeled on the Italian concept of sword design, the blade and balance slightly favors thrusting attacks, however, its cutting edges are astonishingly effective too and can deliver some down right ferocious blows.
The Sword of Malta, named for the battle in which the Knights of St John turned back a huge Ottoman flotilla. This magnificent sword features a steel pommel with a deeply carved Cross of the Brotherhood, which symbolized their devotion.
'Aesthetically pleasing' is a great way to describe this sword. Don't think for a second, though, that this sword is a wall-hanger, because as nice as this Black Death Sword with Scabbard looks, it is also still fully functional and battle ready.
For a warrior of note, status, and prestige, no simple sword will do. Such a warrior would require a blade worthy of their position, one that is regal and grand in appearance, yet still functional. That weapon is this Guingate Sword with Scabbard.
The Landsknechte were a European mercenary company that consisted primarily of German individuals trained with the use of pikes. When their signature weapon was unsuitable, though, many would wield this Landsknecht Katzbalger with Scabbard as a back-up.
This Medieval Knights Sword with Scabbard is the quintessential Type XIV sword, according to Oakeshott's typology. While smaller, historically, then most swords of its day, it makes up for size with quickness and responsiveness when wielded.
Modeled after the typical Viking sword, this blade is a weapon fit only for a powerful Viking leader or warlord. Classic and historical in its design, the Chieftain's Viking Sword with Scabbard is a straight-forward blade that was designed for battle.
The gladius was the favored weapon of the Roman legion, and in trained hands, this short blade became one of the most effective in history. The Pompeii Gladius Sword is modeled and named after the Pompeii gladius, which featured parallel edges.
The handsome Practical Plus Katana provides a very economical cutting sword as dependable as the Practical Katana (SH1070), but it uses more traditional fittings and construction methods.
This exceptional saber was favored throughout Russia, particularly by the fierce Cossack warriors who popularized its use. As a faithful Cold Steel reproduction of this incredible sword, this Russian Shasqua Sword is as beautiful as it is battle-ready.
The Wind and Thunder Wakizashi works great for tameshigiri, the Japanese art of target test cutting that began in the Edo period. It has a thick, heavy blade and includes a gorgeous wind and thunder design.
The Shamshir originated in Persia and spread throughout the former Ottoman Empire and beyond into India and even the Philippines. Its strongly curved blade was enduringly popular and absolutely ideal for delivering a devastating cutting stroke.
The 1852 Prussian Sabre is impressive because it features terrific hand and wrist protection, in addition to a number of superior fighting characteristics, which were retained from the original sword, including the stiff spine for thrusting ability.
Beauty and function meet and merge in this Torino Sword. Designed not as a fully functional historic replica but instead as a merger of styles, this sword features a number of historic designs into a semi-plausible mixture of various sword designs.
Based on both historical and fantasy concepts, this Fantasy Scimitar with Scabbard and Belt encompasses not only a pleasing visual aesthetic, but also embodies the extremely destructive cutting strength for which curve scimitars were so well known for.
The Arming Sword with Scabbard is a replica of the sword that became the traditional weapon of the knight, before the advent of the longsword. The weapon is a simple, single-handed sword with a broad blade designed for cutting, slashing, and thrusting.
Before he wielded Anduril, Aragorn wielded another sword as the ranger, Strider. Long, subtle, and powerful, this Ranger Sword with Scabbard recreates the design of that blade, so that any who wish to wield the weapon of a true ranger can do so.
We have named this hand and half sword for Hotspur and that battle. The fullers are engraved in Latin with the inscription "Who lives in falsehood slays his soul; whose speech is false, his honor", something Hotspur took to heart.
Our eye-catching Bamboo Mat Katana features a chu-kissaki blade of Hanwei high-alloy HWS-2S steel, which combines its impressive performance with a striking O-choji hamon.
With a rebel yell and the charge of the Iron Brigade! General, Joseph O. Shelby led many campaigns. His loyalty to the south refused him to ever surrender. Stand fast your ground with this 32.5 inch carbon steel blade beautifully etched on both sides.
The elegantly simple lines of the Golden Oriole Daisho (SH1018, SH1019) have long been favored by admirers of the Japanese sword. Add the Golden Oriole Wakizashi to your collection as a beautiful example of this style.
The evolution of the sword has taken many roads. In Europe, the sword remained mostly straight and gradually got thinner. In other places though, things were different. This Turkish Schmitar, for example, shows that some cultures preferred a curved blade.
This Viking blade takes a few liberties with the typical historical design to create something truly appealing, as both a weapon and an artistic work. This Two Handed Viking Sword with Scabbard delivers on both iconic Viking art and hardy design.
The Romans did utilize cavalry forces to decimate their foes from time to time, equipping them with this Roman Cavalry Sword instead of the typical gladius to ensure that every mounted warrior had the reach necessary to strike foes while on the move.
What a glorious Union Civil War Sword. This sword boasts etchings on each side of its 29 inch carbon steel blade. The intricately cut solid brass filigree guard is quite impressive and served well as a thrusting weapon.
This Migration Period Sword is based on a design that came out of 7th century Europe and was typically favored by many warriors of the age, although none more-so then the migrating Germanic tribes and the Norse warriors who came from the North.
This fine saber has a 1065 high carbon steel blade with full tang and is well tempered. The grip is black leather wrapped and twisted brass wire. A rare chance to own a unique piece of US wartime history. An authentic replica of the highest caliber.
A warrior deserves a straight-forward weapon, and this Sword of Calisto delivers on that. Possessed of an old Grecian design, this sword features a leaf-shaped blade that would have excelled at delivering both powerful cuts and devastating thrusts.
The grosse messer was a German blade, designed to take the place of the sword as a side-arm. They were used by both nobles and commoners alike, although This Messer Sword with Scabbard certainly has the look of a weapon fit for noble hands.
The gladius was the favored weapon of the Roman legion, and in trained hands, this short blade became one of the most effective in history. The Roman Mainz Gladius Sword is so-named because it is a lethal and deadly looking leaf-styled Mainz blade.
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