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Treasures of the Far East

The rich tradition of the Samurai is captured in our line of traditional katana’s and swords. The strict code lived by during the height of each dynasty’s reign emphasized honor, faith and trust. This complex culture proudly displayed these positive traits in everything they did and made. We at MuseumReplicas.com keep that tradition alive. Whether a novice collector or true connoisseur in the ways of the Samurai, you'll find a wide array of weapons for just about any pocket book.

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Practical XL Katana

#501188
Economically made, but built to be used is the purpose behind the Practical Katanas of Hanwei. This XL version features a wider blade than regular katanas, which makes for easier cutting of tatami mats.
$257.95

Tori Elite Katana

#501330
A blade built for serious martial artists, the Tori Elite Katana shines as a piece from Hanwei’s Performance Series.
$1,036.95

Tori XL Katana

#501262
A blade built for serious martial artists, the Tori XL Katana shines as a piece from Hanwei’s Performance Series with slightly more blade than the Elite version.
$1,108.95

Practical Gongfu Broadsword

#501202
Hanwei has expanded its Practical series with this Gongfu Broadsword.
$178.95

Golden Oriole Katana

#501193
Eye-catching and beautifully designed, the Golden Oriole katana is a perfect candidate to add to your collection. Deeply lacquered blue saya stands out against the tsuba depicting a scene of nature.
$707.95

Oxtail Dao

#501739
The Ox-Tail Dao is highly touted by Paul Chen / Hanwei as one of the best weapon-grade swords on the market.
$199.95

Golden Oriole Wakizashi

#501257
Complete your Golden Oriole set with this beautiful wakizashi. Deeply lacquered blue saya stands out against the tsuba depicting a natural scene.
$550.95

Practical Plus Katana by Paul Chen / Hanwei

#500476
The Practical Katana Plus is much like its sibling in being an affordable, yet functional katana. The sunburst tsuba sets it apart.
$350.95

Top Customer Reviews

Review of: Raptor Katana Moroha Zukuri

This is my second Hanwei sword and it is of quite high quality.

The good
-Extremely well balanced and light.
-Feels great in the hand.
-Tight ito and samegawa panels.
-Fits extremely well in the saya and does not rattle.
-All fittings are tight and do not rattle

The bad
-The tsuba on this sword has a spot where the blackened steel flaked off. I'm sure this is a casting flaw and probably does not represent every sword.

I have not cut with this blade as I currently do not have access to an appropriate amount of space to do so. Please bear that in mind.

If you need a more thorough review including cutting, look up Matthew Jensen on YouTube.

Museum Replicas shipping was fast and a pleasure to do business with.
Reviewed by: Chris, May 05, 2021

Review of: Takeda Shingen Katana

Beautifully rendered, well balanced and sturdy against my overgrown practice bamboo garden.   Worthy of the most honorable Samurai
Reviewed by: Mike, December 22, 2020

Review of: Practical Plus XL Light Katana

I have collected a lotta swords (and stuff). but I did NOT have a real katana. For a collector, that's like collecting guns and not having an M1911 - it's almost morally wrong. So, when I happened to come into some extra cash AND MR offered their awesome Black Friday deal, I decided it was time! I wanted one I KNEW was meant to use, so I went for the "practical" line. There were four, and after comparing I went for the most expensive one... I wanted it to LOOK good too, and I also wanted the longer type with a typical handle length. I am sure fully pleased!! Just even looking at it, it was plain this was no-foolin' good steel, not some chromed crap...., and a big hunka hunka steel it is. Thick, hefty and sharp (in case you were wondering, as I was), but not out of balance. No loose fittings anywhere. Simple, but beautiful to the eye. It is exactly what I was looking for!
Reviewed by: Gordon, December 03, 2020