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updated 07/09/20

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updated 07/08/20

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updated 06/10/20

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updated 06/17/20

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updated 07/09/20

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updated 04/21/20

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updated 07/07/20

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updated 06/28/20

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updated 07/05/20

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Fine reproduction arms and armor
page updated / information current 07/09/20

July note: yes, Texas is having Covid problems and is shutting down again - however, here at TherionArms we completely expected this to happen
and we have adhered to stay-at-home and extreme social distancing this entire time;
so we're still open for business and shipping cool things out several times per week.
May you and yours stay healthy and safe and sane in these troubling times.

daily updates 07/09/20: Chinese pudao (fresh pictures 07/09), Scent-stopper-pommel longsword (new! added 07/08), Red Dragon HEMA mask reinforcement hood (new! added 07/07), Red Dragon HEMA sparring pants (new! added 07/06), Red Dragon HEMA light hoodie (new! added 07/06), Red Dragon HEMA heavy jacket (new! added 07/05), Red Dragon HEMA light jacket (new! added 07/05), D-guard main gauche (singular, added 07/05).

daily updates 07/04/20: Windlass main gauche (singular, added 07/04), Brookhart Teutonic war axe (featured 07/03), Koga ninjato (new! added 07/02), Iga ninjato (new! added 07/01), Shinobi ninjato - white same' (new! added 06/30), Shinobi ninjato - black same' (new! added 06/29), Medieval field axe (featured 06/28).

Please see the News Updates page for older announcements.

Recent updates
Chinese pudao
Chinese pudao
featured 05/26
fresh pictures 07/09
$240
Scent-stopper-pommel longsword
Scent-stopper-pommel
longsword
new! added 07/08
$190
Red Dragon HEMA mask reinforcement hood
Red Dragon
HEMA mask
reinforcement hood
new! added 07/07
$65
Red Dragon HEMA sparring pants
Red Dragon
HEMA sparring pants
new! added 07/06
$90
Red Dragon HEMA light hoodie
Red Dragon
HEMA light hoodie
new! added 07/06
$100
Red Dragon HEMA heavy jacket
Red Dragon
HEMA heavy jacket
new! added 07/05
$190
Red Dragon HEMA light jacket
Red Dragon
HEMA light jacket
new! added 07/05
$175
D-guard main gauche
D-guard
main gauche
singular, added 07/05
sold
Windlass main gauche
Windlass
main gauche
singular, added 07/04
sold
Brookhart Teutonic war axe
Brookhart Teutonic
war axe
featured 07/03
$200
Koga ninjato
Koga ninjato
new! added 07/02
$370
Iga ninjato
Iga ninjato
new! added 07/01
$400
Shinobi ninjato - white same'
Shinobi ninjato
- white same'
new! added 06/30
$280
Shinobi ninjato - black same'
Shinobi ninjato
- black same'
new! added 06/29
$280
Medieval field axe
Medieval
field axe
featured 06/28
$60
Scottish dirk (Cold Steel)
Scottish dirk
fresh pictures 06/27
$150
Kingston Arms historical federschwert
Kingston Arms
historical federschwert
featured 06/26
$210
Man-at-Arms Gothic mace
Man-at-Arms
Gothic mace
fresh pictures 06/25
$130
Legacy Arms/Gen2 Pompeii gladius
Legacy Arms/Gen2
Pompeii gladius
featured 06/24
$235
Crescent moon anachronaxe
Crescent moon
anachronaxe
limited, added 06/23
$90
Petersen type-A anachronaxe
Petersen type-A
anachronaxe
limited, added 06/23
$90
Long-bearded skeggox anachronaxe
Long-bearded skeggox
anachronaxe
limited, added 06/22
$90
Dark Sentinel messer-katana
Dark Sentinel
messer-katana
fresh pictures 06/21
$140
Cromwell mortuary hilt backsword
Cromwell
mortuary hilt
backsword
featured 06/20
$360
Black Prince longsword - Oakeshott XVa
Black Prince longsword
Oakeshott XVa

fresh pictures 06/19
$300
Gladiator - Tigris of Gaul axe
Gladiator -
Tigris of Gaul axe

new! added 06/18
$60
Pipe tomahawk - antiqued
Pipe
tomahawk - antiqued
new! added 06/17
$110
Godfred pattern-welded viking sword
Godfred
pattern-welded
viking sword
new! added 06/16
$480
Valhalla series battle axe
Valhalla series
battle axe
featured 06/15
$85
Rustic heavy arming sword
Rustic heavy
arming sword
featured 06/14
$75
Kingston Arms katzbalger
Kingston Arms
katzbalger
featured 06/13
$300
Danish great sword
Danish
great sword
featured 06/12
$300
Japanese rattan-wrap yari
Japanese
rattan-wrap yari
new! added 06/11
$440
Red Dragon stage combat fencing saber
Red Dragon
stage combat
fencing saber
fresh pictures 06/10
$95
Dark Sentinel messer-katana
Dark Sentinel
messer-katana
new! added 06/09
$140
Wenceslaus/Norman nasal helmet
Wenceslaus/Norman
nasal helmet
featured 06/08
$75
Damascus blade Egyptian shortsword
Damascus blade
Egyptian shortsword
fresh pictures 06/07
$120
Feder-fechter anachronaxe
Feder-fechter
anachronaxe
singular, added 06/06
sold
Valknut anachronaxe
Valknut
anachronaxe
limited, added 06/05
$90
Frontier half moon tomahawk
Frontier half moon
tomahawk
singular, added 06/04
sold
Man-at-Arms Italian longsword
Man-at-Arms
Italian longsword
fresh pictures 05/28
$250
Gjermundbu helm
Gjermundbu helm
featured 05/27
$130
Chinese pudao
Chinese pudao
featured 05/26
$240
Slender delta spear head
Slender delta
spear head
new! added 05/25
$30
Wide delta spear head
Wide delta
spear head
new! added 05/24
$35
Broad leaf spear head
Broad leaf
spear head
new! added 05/23
$35
'Agincourt' arming sword
'Agincourt'
arming sword
new! added 05/22
$210
Henry V arming sword
Henry V
arming sword
featured 05/21
$230
Vikings - Floki's axe and adze
Vikings -
Floki's axe and adze

new! added 05/20
$130
13th century River Witham arming sword
13th century
River Witham
arming sword
new! added 05/19
$230
rustic Talhoffer buckler
rustic
Talhoffer buckler
fresh pictures 05/18
$75
Cawood viking sword
Cawood
viking sword
featured 05/17
$315
Tinker Pearce viking sword - sharp
Tinker Pearce
viking sword
featured 05/16
$275
River Witham viking sword
River Witham
viking sword
featured 05/15
$305
Vikings - Ragnar's axe
Vikings -
Ragnar's axe

new! added 05/14
$95

Featured items

Overstock cool stuff. Fast shipping. Listings in this section will appear or disappear completely at random.

Swiss longsword
Swiss
longsword
$230
15th century French arming sword - Oakeshott type XVIII
15th century
French arming sword
$180
Kingston Arms Atrim I-Beam longsword blunt trainer
Kingston Arms
Atrim I-Beam
longsword blunt trainer
$340
U.S. M1840 Non-Commissioned Officer's sword
U.S. M1840
Non-Commissioned
Officer's sword

$120
Economy viking sword
Economy
viking sword
$70
Kingston Arms Atrim cutlass
Kingston Arms
Atrim cutlass
$360
Viking spectacle spangenhelm
Viking spectacle
spangenhelm
$95
Holbein dagger
Holbein dagger

$100

Samples and Singulars

Singular items - just one of each is available.
Petersen type-H anachronaxe
Petersen type-H
anachronaxe
singular
$80
Petersen type-K anachronaxe
Petersen type-K
anachronaxe
singular
$80

Closeouts

These items have been discontinued by their manufacturers. Only a limited number are still available.

Maille standard - dome riveted round rings
Maille standard
(Knight grade)
on closeout
two left
$50 $40
Maille standard - dome riveted flat rings
Maille standard
(Earl grade)
on closeout
last one!
$45 $35
Maille standard - alternating solid and dome riveted flat rings
Maille standard
(Baron grade)
on closeout
$40 $30

Howdy, folks. My name is Hal Siegel, but I've been known as Therion in the medieval and renaissance re-enactment community and various internet communities since 1982 (yes, I really did have internet access back then - via Arpanet and Bitnet).

For over thirty-seven years I've been an arms and armor collector, researcher, and student of both oriental and western martial arts. At the beginning of 2001 I decided that it was time to make my hobbies and passions into my business - thus began TherionArms, offering a hand-picked selection of what I think are the most interesting and well-made historical reproductions, as well as antique weaponry from around the world.

Here at TherionArms, you will receive personal service from a professional who as been studying (and using!) weapons and armor for decades, not some shop monkey in a warehouse who doesn't know anything about swords and armor except for the stock number. Every item I ship I personally inspect, approve, and securely package myself.

Standard delivery time for Antique & Ethnographic items is usually about one week, for Reproduction items is usually a week but may be up to two or three weeks. Occasionally my Reproduction manufacturers can't keep up with the demand and I'll have to place your request on backorder. For items on backorder, your Verisign Visa/Mastercard purchase will not be charged until shipment is nigh.

Payment methods: Credit cards accepted via PayPal or Verisign Visa/Mastercard through the shopping cart, or by phone: toll free 855-778-4374. Personal checks, bank checks, and money orders can be mailed to TherionArms -- PO Box 187 -- Del Valle, TX, 78617.

The shopping cart system can be used to check shipping rates for check or money order purchases - the payment page comes after the shipping information page.

The Government requires that I collect a sales tax of 8.25% for any item shipped to a Texas address. The shopping cart or PayPal will include that for you automatically, podnuh.

This isn't just a business, it's a passion, and I'm confident that you'll be happy with my products. Please check my eBay feedback (860+!) or ask on any sword or armor forum message board for references. Satisfaction guaranteed or return within two weeks in original condition for full refund less exact shipping charges. I don't believe in "restocking fees", they're mean and impersonal - and I'm not really worried about making money from you on restocking fees because I only send out the good stuff and hardly ever get returns. Yeah, I'm proud of this.

A purchase indicates that you have read and agree to The Fine Print detailed at the bottom of the Ordering page.

TherionArms isn't a giant mega-corporation with a call center and dozens of employees scuttling about in a huge warehouse (yet). Emails and phone calls will be answered as soon as possible, but please be patient if I don't get back to you right away - there's so much work to be done!


mini FAQ:
"Are your swords 'battle ready'?"
I never use the terms "battle ready" or "combat ready" , they've become completely bogus thanks to them being applied to wallhanger advertising everywhere. All of the swords and weapons on TherionArms are real, historic, and fully functional (sharps or blunts) - and if I offer a wall-hanger because it's inadvertently nifty because the manufacturer got something very right. Decorative/wallhangers are clearly labeled as such.

"I live in (Texas, somewhere near Austin) - do you have a storefront I can visit?"
Nope, sorry, TherionArms is mailorder only. I do, however on occasion, meet up with folks in Austin for local deliveries - usually somewhere near a theater I'm working at (that's my other profession - theater tech).

"Where can i get the small medieval figures you send along with your products?"
One comes included with each shipment. Next order, tell me which one (or ones) you have and I'll make sure you get a different figure. :)


Informal list of films and TV shows I've supplied:
Alexander the Great, Earthsea, The Collector, Reign, From Dusk till Dawn

All shipments from TherionArms may contain trace amounts of cat fur. Sorry, can't help it.

trace amounts of cat fur
(RIP Missy, the original "trace amounts" kitty, but we still have seven other cats
who are happy to donate loose fur to your shipment.)