Purpleheart Armoury

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The leading supplier in HEMA equipment, training weapons, and more since 1999.

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Award Rudis

A Rudis was a gift to a gladiator for a special achievement. This signified his release from a slave to a freeman. Our Rudis is an excellent and unique give for someone who has completed service in the military, retired, or completed an academic achievement.

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SPES AP Jacket Light 350N SPES Dueling Light Gloves
Price: $215.00

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Price: $65.95

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SPES AP Jacket Light 350N SPES Dueling Light Gloves

SPES Dueling Light Gloves
100% Synthetic Material. No Animal materials used.


Fencing Gloves designed for HEMA training with light weapon such as light saber, épée or rapier. They are not meant to be used with Feder or heavy sword.

With foam filling quilted on cuff, metacarpus and fingers. Cuff has a slit fastened with Velcro tape.

Gloves are available as a pair.

Version 1.1 (17/12/2013) - new synthetic leather has been introduced (grey).

See Sizing tab for more information.

Limited size offering - we are stocking the PBT gloves of the same style and discontinuing the SPES soon.

Paddle, Medium Oar, 29", SEAL Trident Blade, SS Feder, Oakshott Type XVI
Price: $79.00
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Price: $155.50
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Paddle, Medium Oar, 29", SEAL Trident Blade, SS Feder, Oakshott Type XVI
Paddle, Medium Oar, 29"

We can engrave military insignia and awards, and/or text in a variety of fonts.
Stainless steel Trident goes the length of the oar.

View the display photos for examples of engravings or visit our Facebook Page.

Engraving instructions: Email us at cd@woodenswords.com with any of the following....
  • A .jpg insignia file and engraving text.
  • Graphics or additional engraving information.
  • A powerpoint layout of your proposed design. We will work with you on the proof.

Note: New unit graphics cost more if we do not have it or cannot find it. We require a high resolution black and white image.

Military personnel discount code for use at checkout: GOUSA

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Blade Only for Tournament Quality Shortsword Steel Feder with Pear Pommel
Modeled after Oakshott Type XVI.

SPES Forearm Protectors - Pair Pommel, Feder, VB
Price: $41.00

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Price: $45.00
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SPES Forearm Protectors - Pair Pommel, Feder, VB
SPES Vectir Forearm Protectors - Pair

The forearm protectors decrease risk of injury for historical fencing. They are made of sturdy fabric with super-hard low-profile plastic inserts. The design was developed and tested in conjunction with the historical fencing school VECTIR, located in Poland.

One Size, Black Only.
VB Standard Pommel, Scent Stopper.



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