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updated 01/20/22

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updated 01/12/22

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updated 01/01/22

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updated 01/05/22

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updated 01/20/22

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updated 12/07/21

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updated 01/17/22

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updated 01/16/22

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updated 03/28/21

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Fine reproduction arms and armor
page updated / information current 01/23/22

recent updates 01/21/22: Mortuary sword - antiqued (return limited edition last one! 01/21), Ox-tail dao saber (featured 01/20), Warrior series katana (fresh pictures 01/19), Red Dragon HEMA light hoodie (fresh pictures 01/18), Red Dragon HEMA mask reinforcement hood (fresh pictures 01/17), Man-at-arms German messer (featured 01/16), Black rotella (fresh pictures 01/15).

Please see the News Updates page for older announcements.

Recent updates
Mortuary sword - antiqued version
Mortuary sword
(antiqued version)
return limited edition
last one! 01/21
$380
Ox-tail dao saber
Ox-tail
dao saber
featured 01/20
$260
Warrior series katana
Warrior series
katana
fresh pictures 01/19
$390
Red Dragon HEMA light hoodie
Red Dragon
HEMA light hoodie
fresh pictures 01/18
$100
Red Dragon HEMA mask reinforcement hood
Red Dragon
HEMA mask
reinforcement hood
fresh pictures 01/17
$65
Man-at-Arms German messer
Man-at-Arms
German messer
featured 01/16
$250
Black rotella
Black rotella
fresh pictures 01/15
$95
Halberd head
Halberd head
featured 01/14
$60
Czech tesak / dussak
Czech
tesak / dussak
featured 01/13
$45
Brookhart Collection Knights Hospitaller sword
Brookhart Collection
Knights Hospitaller sword
fresh pictures 01/12
$300
Man-at-Arms Gothic mace
Man-at-Arms
Gothic mace
featured 01/11
$145
Danish great sword
Danish
great sword
available again! 01/10
$300
13th century River Witham arming sword
13th century
River Witham
arming sword
fresh pictures 01/09
$230
Italian cinquedea
Italian cinquedea
featured 01/08
$200
Colichemarde sword
Colichemarde
sword
featured 01/07
$325
Scottish dirk (Cold Steel)
Scottish dirk
featured 01/06
$150
Gold Rush Bowie knife 12-inch
Gold Rush
Bowie knife 12-inch

new! added 01/05
$140
Oakeshott type XVIIIb longsword
Oakeshott type XVIIIb
longsword
available again! 01/04
$240
American frontier dagger
American
frontier dagger
fresh pictures 01/03
$90
Damascus blade Egyptian dagger
Damascus blade
Egyptian dagger
fresh pictures 01/02
$60
Indestructible fencing buckler 9-inch
Indestructible
fencing buckler 9-inch
new! added 01/01
$30
Transitional cavalier rapier
Transitional
cavalier rapier
fresh pictures 12/30
$330
Stage Combat / HEMA / SCA C&T arming sword
Stage Combat /
HEMA /SCA C&T
arming sword

Last one! 12/14
$160
Maltese cross longsword
Maltese cross
longsword
new! added 12/13
$260

Featured items

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

Maille coif - dome riveted flat rings
Maille coif
dome riveted
flat rings
(Earl grade)
$170
GDFB boots size 12
GDFB leather boots
size 12
$80
Black Bear Bowie
Black Bear Bowie
$40
Tinker Pearce Great Sword of War
Tinker Pearce
Great Sword
of War
$310
Pipe tomahawk - antiqued
Pipe tomahawk
- antiqued
$110
U.S. M1840 NCO sword
U.S. M1840
NCO sword

$150
Coppergate helmet
Coppergate
helmet
$280
Scottish basket hilt broadsword
Scottish
basket hilt
broadsword
$290
Wire-wrapped grip seax
Wire-wrapped-grip
seax
$35
Otzi's knife
Otzi's knife
$60
Rustic heavy arming sword
Rustic heavy
arming sword
$75
Steel rotella shield
Steel
rotella shield
$95
Gjermundbu helm 16ga
Gjermundbu helm 16ga
$95
Indo-Persian jambiya
Indo-Persian
jambiya
$70
Wood grip seax
Wood grip
seax
$35
Leaf blade spear head
Leaf blade
spear head
$50
Chinese dadao machete
Chinese
dadao machete
$50
Thai dha machete
Thai
dha machete
$50
Medieval field axe
Medieval
field axe
$60
Gladiator - Tigris of Gaul axe
Gladiator -
Tigris of Gaul axe

$60
Rustic forged Norse spear head
Rustic forged
Norse spear head
$25
Indestructible suburito bokken
Indestructible
suburito bokken
$35
Medieval knife and pricker set
Medieval knife
and pricker set

$30
Full-gauntlet shield boss
Full-gauntlet
XL shield boss
$30
Full-gauntlet stainless steel shield boss
Full-gauntlet
XL stainless steel
shield boss
$35
Classic Viking spear head
Classic Viking
spear head
$45
Helmet and aventail padding - white
Helmet and aventail
padding - white
$60
Padded collar - white / natural
Padded collar
(white / natural)
$45
Helmet and aventail padding - black
Helmet and aventail
padding - black
$60
Padded collar - black
Padded collar
(black)
$45
Medium weight arming cap - white
Medium weight
arming cap - white
$30

Closeouts

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

English 14th century dagger
English
14th century dagger
on closeout - last one!
$90
Vambrace padding - white / natural
Vambrace padding
- white / natural
on closeout - last pair!
$25
Viking great axe
Viking
great axe
on closeout
$160
Spontoon pipe tomahawk
Spontoon
pipe tomahawk

on closeout
$75

...

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 nearly forty 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 PayPal purchase will not be charged until shipment is nigh.

Payment methods: Credit cards accepted via PayPal 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 (900+!) 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 six other cats
who are happy to donate loose fur to your shipment.)