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Valiant Armoury Swords, Medieval Knives

Valiant Armoury Battle AxeValiant Armoury produces replica weapons in medieval European styles, using high carbon “hand-hammered” forged steel blades and natural grip materials. Valiant’s earlier swords fared better at display than in staged combat or target cutting, but under its new ownership quality continues to advance.

Company History

Located in Grapevine, Texas, Valiant Armoury was a division of Procut until the death of Procut’s owner, Bob Miller. Miller’s passing prompted the sale of Valiant Armoury to Sonny Suttles in 2006. Suttles’s interest in battle ready weapons and custom swords invigorated the company and raised production standards. New product lines put less emphasis on heavy simplistic construction and incorporate new design ideas from sword makers Christian Fletcher, Angus Trim, and John Lundemo. Valiant recommends their practical cutters be used only for cutting soft targets like tamashigiri, and even then only with expert supervision.

Swords

Valiant’s “Performance Cutting Line” includes simple swords in a medieval style designed for light cutting practice but not blade-to-blade action. The same series includes blunt-edged swords created for training and for realistic battle re-enactments. Valiant’s “Signature” swords embellish the custom blades created by Gus Trim with the artistic finishes of sword-maker Christian Fletcher. The “Valhalla” series will feature the distinctive work of designer John Lundemo, owner of OdinBlades, who began the collection with an unusual sword called “The Warder.” The “Regal” collection features two longswords, the Kriegshwert and Monarch, again collaborations between Fletcher and Trim. Valiant also produces authentic “battle ready” medieval battle axes and both single and double battle flails.

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Valiant Armory Norman Sword

European Replica Weaponry | Forged High Carbon Steel

Valiant Armory Norman Sword | European Replica Weaponry | Forged High Carbon Steel

Dating to the 11th century in Europe, the simple fullered sword Valiant Armoury recreates as the Norman Sword was one of the first European battle swords to feature a cross-guard. Complex hilts built to both deflect an opponent's blade and protect the hand would come later. In the Norman design, a ...





English Longsword Replica

Duke Of Exeter Sword | Thomas Beaufort | Valiant Armory

English Longsword Replica | Duke Of Exeter Sword | Thomas Beaufort | Valiant Armory

The Duke of Exeter Sword may look a bit ordinary even with the extra flourishes that Valiant Armoury gives this old design from the Hundred Years' War. Patterned after actual swords used in the Battle of Agincourt, the 35.5-inch blade, hilt, and pommel are plain and simple, built to pierce armor, catch ...





Black Prince Sword Valiant Armoury

English Longsword Replica | Edward Prince of Wales

Black Prince Sword Valiant Armoury | English Longsword Replica | Edward Prince of Wales

Bear in mind as you heft the Black Prince Sword -- named in honor of Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales until his death in 1376 -- that this impressive 43-inch diamond cross-section sword is only the hand-and-a-half model. Two-handed broadswords were even heavier. With a sword like the Black ...





Medieval Falchion Replica Sword

Valiant Armoury | Persian Machete w/ Scabbard

Medieval Falchion Replica Sword | Valiant Armoury | Persian Machete w/ Scabbard

The Falchion took centuries to evolve from what was probably a butcher knife or kitchen cleaver pressed into emergency service into what became a cross between an ax and sword. The Medieval Falchion from Valiant Armoury is both an accurate reproduction of this old weapon and an example of how it ...





Nemesis Battle Axe

Battle Ready Martial Arts Weapons | Forged Carbon Steel

Nemesis Battle Axe | Battle Ready Martial Arts Weapons | Forged Carbon Steel

The Nemesis Battle Axe, sold as a fully functional battle weapon, does outclass most other modern martial arts axes. Many of the modern versions of this intimidating double-bladed axe are intentionally lightweight, built more for kata than for fighting. Though this is a very nice axe, and a type of weapon that ...





Valiant Armory War Sword

European Soldier Replica | Ebony Handle, Leather Sheath

Valiant Armory War Sword | European Soldier Replica | Ebony Handle, Leather Sheath

Patterned after one of the common soldier's blades from the European battlefields of the 1400's, this sword from Valiant Armory has a plain name and a plain build. Sold by Valiant as the War Sword, the only thing fancy about this very realistic weapon is the black and tan macassar ebony ...





Kyoumou Tora Practical Katana

Japanese Martial Arts Sword | Valiant Armory

Kyoumou Tora Practical Katana | Japanese Martial Arts Sword | Valiant Armory

If you've ever been disappointed by a display katana's inability to cut, consider the Kyoumou Tora Practical Katana from Valiant Armoury. Part of this Texas company's Practical Cutting series of real swords and katanas, the Kyoumou Tora will actually slice through rolled tatami targets. Not only does it cut, it also ...





Golden Lion Tai Chi Practice Sword

Chinese Martial Arts | Valiant Armoury

Golden Lion Tai Chi Practice Sword | Chinese Martial Arts | Valiant Armoury

Good Tai Chi swords can be tough to find. Many manufacturers think they're nothing but toys or lightweight replicas. Real Tai Chi swords are very refined weapons, and if you don't have the real thing in hand, you have plenty of time to reflect on that as you learn ...





Valiant Armoury Praetorian Sword

Roman Gladius Mainz | Forged Collectible Replica

Valiant Armoury Praetorian Sword | Roman Gladius Mainz | Forged Collectible Replica

From Valiant Armoury of Grapevine, Texas, the Praetorian Sword was hand-forged in the Philippines in the style of the Roman Legion's Praetorian Guard main weapon: the gladius. This particular model takes inspiration from the Mainz gladius, which developed after that Roman camp was founded in Moguntiacum in 13 B.C. This sword ...





Valor Naval Boarding Cutlass

Stainless Steel Military Sword | Full Tang Reenactment Blade

Valor Naval Boarding Cutlass | Stainless Steel Military Sword | Full Tang Reenactment Blade

This 36" overall length flat ground stainless steel replica more closely matches the weapon a naval officer might have carried than it does the shorter, heavier seaman's cutlass that was the official sidearm of the enlisted riffraff of the day. Officers of the day were trained in fencing techniques. ...





Case Avenger Battle Axe from Valiant Armoury

Medieval Battleaxe

Case Avenger Battle Axe from Valiant Armoury | Medieval Battleaxe

Valiant Armoury is known for producing real swords that are faithful to traditional designs while incorporating the newest and best materials.

All of their medieval swords and axes are based on historically correct designs, and the Avenger Battle Axe is no different.

It sports a hand hammered forged carbon steel 9-1/2 inch primary ...





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