Musketeer Swords, Musketeer Rapiers, and Functional Musketeer Swords

All for one and one for all! Usually, this proud proclamation is made while putting your sword with those of your fellows, proclaiming loyalty to one another, just as the legendary Three Musketeers did in the same-named novel by Alexandre Dumas. If all you lack is the sword for the gesture, than look no further than Dark Knight Armoury, as we offer plenty of great rapiers and musketeer swords to suit a variety of needs. Most often, the musketeer sword is the rapier, modeled after the ornate style of fencing sword that was favored in France at the time - a cupped hilt rapier. Many of the rapiers offered here at Dark Knight Armoury are fully functional, not to mention quite handsome to look at. The combination is a stellar one, making these blades perfect for the musketeer who likes some flourish to go along with his or her skill and steel. To go along with the rapiers, we offer a selection of matched companion blades as well. Known as main gauches, these daggers were used in the off-hand, to act as a primary defense for parrying, as well as a secondary offense, if the need should arise. What is a musketeer without their sword? A musketeer should never leave home without theirs, and if you lack one, Dark Knight Armoury has the perfect one to suit your need.
Black Hilt Rapier
ZS-926850
Not all rapiers were made for the social elite of the renaissance. They were a common sword of the day, and so some, like this Black Hilt Rapier, were made to be less ornate. Being less fancy hardly decreased its effectiveness.
Price: $99.90
On Sale For: $89.91
Brandenburg Rapier
501409
The rapier is a classic evolution of the sword, changing as warriors began to favor finesse and skill over strength. This Brandenburg Rapier is equal parts form and function, possessing a dashing look and a blade fit for any swordsman.
Price: $285.00
Don Quixote Spanish Rapier
NP-L-886
One of the most influential writings of Spanish literature, Don Quixote is a story centered around a man entranced by tales of knighthood. The Don Quixote Spanish Rapier features scenes of the novel upon its antique style hilt.
Price: $105.90
Italian Brass Basket Rapier
AH-3341
The rapier, born of the 16th and 17th centuries, was a change in the sword that shifted from a focus on cutting to thrusting. This Italian Brass Basket Rapier demonstrates a long blade, as well as an ornate yet defensive hilt design.
Price: $180.00
Musketeer Main Gauche
401348
Carried at the back for a left hand draw, the main gauche was brought into play with the rapier for a two handed fighting style. This dagger has cut-outs and notches to slow a blade, while the hand is well-protected by the knuckle bow.
Price: $135.00
Musketeer Rapier
500784
The musket, though the prime weapon of the French Musketeers, was a cumbersome firearm, both to load and fire, so a good rapier was a necessary second weapon that no musketeer was likely ever without.
Price: $265.00
Musketeer Sword
ED6102
Ancient art figures and swirled cut-outs embellish this cup hilt sword. This Italian made full size decorator sword features cast metal handle and an antique brass finish. The blade has intricate engraved designs stamped into it.
Price: $83.60
Padded Gambeson
MCI-2327
This padded gambeson is perfect for LARP, so it is better for leather armour or light steel armour. The sleeves are a half sleeve length and the underarms are designed with holes which provide ease of movement and good ventilation.
Price: $45.00
On Sale For: $42.75
Spanish Fluted Cup Rapier
AH-3213
Rapiers came in all sorts of different hilt styles, many of them divided up by the regions they were favored in. This Spanish Fluted Cup Rapier leaves little question as to where its design originated, or where it was most popular.
Price: $134.00
Wood and Gold Cup Hilt Rapier
NP-K-5920
An ornate take on the famous Renaissance blade, the Wood and Gold Cup Hilt Rapier features gold tone finishing throughout the cup hilt, quillion, and pommel, surrounding a wooden inlay grip patterned with golden fleur de lis.
Price: $93.90

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