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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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Featured Brands

We're fortunate to work with some of the best HEMA brands in the world. SPES is one of the large innovators and suppliers of HEMA safety products in the world. PBT has a long history of quality craftsmanship in the sport fencing world, and brings their expertise and tailoring to HEMA.


New Products in stock

Our Line of Imported items from VB (in from Hungary) is ever-growing!

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Persian Khanjar Dagger Trainer Of the Single Rapier by Reinier van Noort
Price: $16.00
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Persian Khanjar Dagger Trainer Of the Single Rapier by Reinier van Noort
Turkish or Persian Khanjar Dagger Trainer

The blade does not flex on thrusting, but provides good simulation for moderate level training.

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Note: Shipping on orders that only include books is reduced after you place your order. See Shipping tab for more information.
SPES AP Jacket V2.0 350N Steel Feder VB Italian 16th Century V3
Price: $209.00

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Price: $279.00

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SPES AP Jacket V2.0 350N Steel Feder VB Italian 16th Century V3

Italian style feder by VB in Hungary.

The Sword: Form and Thought SPES FG Historic Gambeson
Price: $70.00

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The Sword: Form and Thought SPES FG Historic Gambeson
Catalogue on the occasion of the same named special exhibition in the Deutsches Klingenmuseum from 26th September 2015 until 28th February 2016. Edited and with contributions by Barbara Grotkamp-Schepers, Isabell Immel, Peter Johnsson, and Sixt Wetzler. Photos by Lutz Hoffmeister.

This high quality exhibition catalogue not only features excellent photographs and detailled descriptions of numerous historical swords, but also competent essays on the history, manufacture, and military and cultural importance of the weapon.

Swedish blade-smith and expert Peter Johnsson has produced true-to-scale drawings of each of the almost 50 featured sowrds, detailling the geometrical design of the weapons. He explains these geometrical design princliples of the Middle Ages at great length in an eassy. Further essays deal with the use of swords, their depiction in medieval art, the Fechtbuch traditions, the smithing processes, and further sword subjects.

A "must have" for every sword enthusiast!

Bi-lingual edition (German/English), soft cover, 192 pages, numerous full colour photographs, drawings, and other illustrations.




New Products

Tournament Feder, 46", Moderate, Rolled Tip
Price: $269.00
Marozzo Style Two-handed sword Feder
Price: $329.00
ProGauntlet
Price: $459.00
Competition Sharp Longsword V1
Price: $350.00
Competition Sharp Longsword V1
Price: $350.00