High-quality, fully-functional Rapiers that are ready for action!
Throughout the 16th and 17th centuries, in Western Europe, the Rapier Sword was popular for both civilian and military use. The long and slender, double-edged sword is characterized by a protective hilt, which was meant to protect the hand when dueling. BUDK.com has high-quality rapier swords that are both fully-functional and display-worthy, each with its own premium scabbard.
- How do I know the difference between a rapier and other swords?
A rapier is characterized by its long and slender, double-edged blade and its basket-style handguard to protect the hand during duels.
- What were rapiers used for back in the day?
During the 16th and 17th Centuries, the rapier was used widely across Western Europe by soldiers and civilians, primarily for fighting duels, even after dueling became illegal.
- Do these swords come with scabbards?
Yes, all of our rapiers come with high-quality scabbards in both leather and wood with stainless steel accents.