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Battle Ready Axes, Maces, Bows and Other Weapons

  Much of the medieval fighting was in close quarters, which made these weapons ideal. Used to crush, stab and deliver devastating blows, these instruments would inflict great injury or even death to their opponent. Museum Replicas offers an extensive line of authentic weapons made like the originals. Copied from museums and collections around the world, these weapons are a wonderful addition to any weapons library.
  • Battle Axes

    Battle Axes
    Battle Axes could be single or double edged. Used primarily as a cutting weapon, they were capable of dismembering the enemy in one fell swoop. Not only were they used for close contact fighting, they could also be hurled as a missile. 
  • Maces

    Maces were crucial in the fight against an armored knight. Cheap to make and simple to use, they were used as a close contact weapon both on foot and horseback. Capable of delivering deadly blows, these bludgeoning weapons were primarily used by foot soldiers.
  • Pistols

    The development of the flintlock pistol revolutionized combat. First used in ship to ship combat, they later became a primary means of dueling.
  • Pole Arms, Spearheads & Butt Caps

    Pole Arms, Spearheads & ...
    Pole Arms and Spears were very versatile weapons. Used in siege warfare, they were comprised of a shaft with a blade or pointed tip.  They were used to strike, swing, poke and thrust.  Inexpensive to make, they required little training or skill to be used effectively.
  • Canes & Sword Canes

    Canes & Sword Canes
    Sword canes first appeared in Medieval Japan.  Use spread to Europe and  continued into the  Renaissance as they were seen as a fashionable way to carry a sword discretely.  Sword canes became even more popular in later years when thrusting blades came into fashion.
  • War Hammers

    War Hammers
    These versatile close combat weapons were capable of inflicting significant injury to an armored knight. The spiked end could be used to grab the reins of the horse, while the hammer was ideal against plate armor.
  • Bows

    The medieval Longbow was the weapon of choice for the English army. Medieval knights had little to no protection against the piercing arrows. Skilled bowmen could release 10-12 arrows per minute.