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.
This simple yet attractive Viking sword is modeled after an archaeological find that is dated to 1100AD. Named after where the sword was originally found, this Korsoygaden Viking Sword has a distinctive hilt and a broad, deadly looking blade.
The Roman approach to war was simple and pragmatic, and thus the gladius became their primary sword for its ease of use and manufacture. Over time, the gladius was available in two distinct types, with this Roman Mainz Sword being the earlier type.
The crusades saw many knightly orders spring up for various reasons, although few lasted into the modern day. One such order that continues on today is the Teutonic Order, whose emblem and spirit lives on in this impressive Teutonic Crusader Sword.
Although the rapier is strongly associated with the Renaissance, it was generally considered a civilian weapon. This offering is well-balanced and very quick, hardwood and leather grip, and well-tempered high carbon steel blade.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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 long, narrow blade is fully sharpened and beautifully polished with a single wide fuller at the forte to assure perfect balance. The hilt also reflects the best in craftsmanship and materials fashioned from stainless steel featuring a classic ribbed shell.
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 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.
Similar in design to the gladius, the spatha was a type of straight sword favored by Roman heavy infantry units. This 3rd Century Roman Spatha is an ornate looking sword, featuring long, straight edges that culminate into a vicious, angular point.
Our Excalibur sword has a hardwood scabbard wrapped in leather with brass accents. The blade is made of strong high carbon steel with a full tang. The handle is wooden with a stainless steel, twisted wire chain wrapping.
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.
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 Economy Pompeii Gladius Sword is modeled and named after the Pompeii gladius, which featured parallel edges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Inspired by the magnificent sword from Tolkien lore and the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, this Anduril Sword with Scabbard certainly does its namesake proud, featuring all the intricate detailing that made the original a true work of art.
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.
Before he wielded Anduril, Aragorn wielded another sword as the ranger, Strider. Long, subtle, and powerful, this Ranger Sword with Scabbard and Belt recreates the design of that blade, so that any who wish to wield the weapon of a true ranger can do so.
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.
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.
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.
Vikings were not necessarily known for their love of excessive complexity, but rather for their love of weapons that worked. This Irish Viking Sword is a replica blade that would truly appeal to a Viking, thanks to its simple yet highly effective form.
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.
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 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.
Just because a blade comes out of the Bronze Age does not make it any less formidable! This General Themistokles Sword is based on ancient Greek design, yet effectively made to ensure that it is a weapon worthy of any great warrior-general.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This sword is named for the battle in which the French were finally driven out of Italy and forced to surrender all claims on Italian territories. The guard has a ring on one side for increased hand protection.
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.
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 mounted knights met the foot soldiers of Flanders outside their city of Cassel. The Flemish Pike men could not hold their ground against the hard charging French cavalry and were ridden down and killed by the thousands.
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.
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.
'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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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