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MAKERS OF FINE HISTORICAL ARMS SINCE 1982

"The best replicas I have ever seen"  -  Ewart Oakeshott

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Unparalleled Knowledge and Experience

At Arms and Armor we hand-make a full range of historically accurate European weapons from the past thousand years. For over four decades we have worked with museums, collectors, and scholars to develop a deep understanding of European weapons; knowledge we use to make products that exemplify the finest qualities of the very best historic pieces.  

When we select historic items to reproduce, being pretty isn't enough, they have to move with grace and beauty, and beg to be used when in the hand.  These are pieces that feel as good as they look, and that work as well as they feel.

Our mission is to craft items that recreate the look, feel, and function of the best historic originals. Whether you are a Collector, Curator, Reenactor, or Historical Martial Artist, we will work with you to create the sword or other weapon of your dreams.

The ordering process

Due to the current level of orders and covid related supply challenges production times for some items are running longer than in the recent past. As always we are working to fulfill your order with the highest quality as soon as possible.

In stock items will be shipped as quickly as possible upon purchase. Items that are not in stock will be made for you at our shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Production swords, axes, and polearms etc. will usually be ready to ship within a couple of months. Rapiers and custom projects will take longer due to high demand and the complexity of production. If you are concerned about how long a project will take to finish please call or send an email prior to ordering.   -  Order Line 800 745 7345  -  aa@arms-n-armor.com

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Burgundian Pole Axe available for order

Craig Johnson

We are pleased to announce that our Burgundian Pole Axe is again available for purchase. The supply chain challenges...

German Branch Sword

Craig Johnson

The German Branch sword is an exceptional example of the gothic bough form of decoration. Originally a pejorative te...

Further Improvements to Nordland Viking Axe

Nathan Clough

Today we are happy to reveal an updated and improved version of our popular Nordland Axe. This axe is based on an ori...

A&A Items Available Again

Craig Johnson

 We are happy to announce that several items that were temporarily unavailable are again available for purchase.  Th...

Art, Swords, and HEMA

Craig Johnson

For today's blog post we bring you this week's episode of Desire Line, the sword-related podcast by James Reilly a...

The story of the medieval sword - Sword in Hand by Ewart Oakeshott

Craig Johnson

Ewart Oakeshott was a friend, mentor and teacher in our study of the sword and its history. His last book was a loo...

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