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Windlass

The Knight Shop is a distributor for Windlass Steelcrafts and the premier retailer of Windlass Swords for sale in the UK.

Windlass Swords (Windlass Steelcrafts), are based in India and are one of the oldest sword manufacturers still in production.  They were established in 1943 to supply kukris to the British Army.

Over the decades they have expanded to become one of the largest suppliers of military swords in the world. They are also well known for making high quality licensed replicas of swords, armour and historical clothing seen in Hollywood movies.

Their swords are forged from high quality, high carbon steel and tempered with the most advanced heat treating process available. They are flexible, well balanced and lightweight making them ideal for practicing historical swordplay techniques.

Windlass Swords are durable and are either of threaded or peened construction with the tang forged as part of the blade. They are blunt and have a 1mm edge although sharpening service is available on these swords. 

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  • Heavy Duty Field Knife

    This is one stout chunk of razor-sharp steel that will take an absolute beating and gladly ask for more. The full profile tang is strong and comfortable and gives a very secure grip with the attractive hand-stitched, heavy grade genuine leather wrap. Hammer pommel is blackened steel. Hand-forged, high carbon steel blade. Includes genuine leather belt sheath.

    Length: 25cm
    Blade Length: 14cm
    Material: Carbon steel blade, leather-wrapped handle.
    Sheath: Leather

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £30.00 Incl. Tax: £36.00

  • Cobra Steel Lakonia

    This Windlass Cobra Steel survival knife is based on the deadly Spartan Short Sword. The blade on the Lakonia was shorter than other classical Greek swords and the Spartans said it was to bring them “one step closer to the enemy.” Hard rubber scales on a full profile tang. High carbon, factory sharp blade. Includes a riveted leather scabbard.

    Overall Length: 51cm
    Blade: 37cm
    Blade: X46Cr14 Stainless Steel
    Weight: 607g
    Edge: Sharp
    P.O.B.: 5cm
    Thickness: 5mm
    Width: 5.8cm
    Grip Length: 10cm
    Pommel: Integrated

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £39.17 Incl. Tax: £47.00

  • Viking Thane Axe

    This Windlass hand axe features many traits common to the Norse hatchets we've come to love through the years. The solid, one-piece forged head is strong X46Cr13 high-grade stainless steel with a 52 RC. The comfortably contoured handle is Sissoo, a North Indian hardwood and it's capped with a handsome genuine bone butt cap. Even better are the Norse engravings unique to our axe that are deeply etched on both sides of the handle, and on the bone end cap is a depiction of Thor's mighty hammer, Mjolnir.

    Includes leather belt sheath. Handy in size and gorgeous on display.
    Comes in a faux fur lined box.

    Overall Length: 25cm
    Axe Face: 6cm

    All sizes are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £78.33 Incl. Tax: £94.00

  • Filipino Memorial Bolo Sword

    The Filipino Bolo Sword comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. But the sword that inspired this project came from the private family collection of Guru, Dan Inosanto. It is a style of Bolo sword known as a Talibong and it has a history of opposing many formidable blades like the Kris, Barong, Kampilan and even the Japanese Katana. It was a sword extensively utilized by the brave Filipino soldiers who fought for America in World War II and the Korean War. Currently, there are some 17,000 surviving Filipino Veterans out of the original 260,000 who served. 

    Total length: 69 cm
    Blade length: 53 cm
    Grip length: 15 cm
    Weight: 788 g
    Blade thickness: 6 mm
    Blade: 1055 High Carbon Steel
    Scabbard: Leather

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £108.33 Incl. Tax: £130.00

  • 1849 Rifleman's Knife

    This rare blade was originally issued in extremely limited numbers and has the distinction of being the first knife officially designed for, and purchased by, the U.S. Army back in 1849. The blade takes inspiration from an antique in the private collection of our company President Lynn C Thompson, and while the blade is not an exact replica, it features many of the design nuances that make this knife such a classic! It’s big, stout spear point blade is stiff enough to oppose even much larger weapons, making it an ideal complimentary knife to carry and use alongside a saber or cutlass. Plus, it's 12” blade and solid guard make a more than capable stand-alone blade in its own right! It’s easy to see why it was chosen as a back-up blade for riflemen. The 1849 Rifleman’s Knife is hand-forged from 1085 High Carbon steel, with a solid brass guard and beautiful Rosewood handle scales that encapsulate the sturdy full tang. The Rifleman’s Knife is sold complete with a high-quality hand-stitched leather sheath and belt frog, with polished brass throat and chape.

    Overall length: 44.5 cm
    Blade length: 30.5 cm
    Handle length: 14 cm
    Weight: 680g
    Edge: Sharp
    Scabbard: Leather

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £72.50 Incl. Tax: £87.00

  • Cobra Steel Kindjal

    Another all-purpose function knife in the Windlass Cobra line! Like the Cobra Steel Falcata (#402532), this survival knife features a hand-forged, stainless steel blade, fully tempered in state-of-the-art computer controlled ovens. to a Rockwell hardness of 48º-52º so it will flex in a cut and come back for more. Features a rugged hard rubber mould-over grip that is highly detailed for a positive, shock-absorbing hold. Based on the traditional Kindjal, one of the best overall patterns and proven over a long history of use, this is an excellent self-defence knife. Includes a riveted leather belt sheath. Comes with a factory edge.

    Overall Length: 59cm
    Blade Length: 42cm
    Blade Material: X46Cr14 Stainless Steel
    Weight: 442g
    Edge: Sharp
    Point of Balance: 7cm
    Thickness: 4.1 mm - 3.6 mm
    Width: 41.1 mm
    Grip Length: 10cm
    Pommel: Integrated

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £45.83 Incl. Tax: £55.00

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  • Cobra Steel Kopis

    This Windlass Cobra Steel sword is based on the ancient Greek Kopis. Like the old sword, it has tremendous chopping power. However, the point aligns perfectly with the wrist for a thrust, which makes this a good fighting pattern as well! Hard rubber scale grips on a full profile tang. This sword is factory sharp and includes a high-quality black leather sheath.

    Overall Length: 56cm
    Blade Length: 42cm
    Blade Material: X46Cr14 Stainless Steel
    Weight: 544g
    Edge: Sharp
    Point of Balance: 8cm
    Thickness: 4.1 mm
    Width: 36.1 mm
    Grip Length: 15cm
    Pommel: Integrated

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £47.50 Incl. Tax: £57.00

  • Genesis Machete

    This machete is made of 1085 high carbon steel with full tang and is well-tempered to take a beating. Wood scales sandwich the full profile tang and are wrapped in suede. This sharpened machete comes with a genuine leather sheath and baldric with solid brass hardware. Meant to be worn over the right shoulder for an underhand, left side draw. This ensures your right-hand stays free to draw that firearm you’ll no doubt be carrying.

    Overall Length: 63.5cm
    Blade Length: 45cm
    Blade Thickness: 0.5cm
    Weight: 907g
    Material: 1085 High Carbon
    Edge: Sharp

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £63.33 Incl. Tax: £76.00

  • Swept Hilt Rapier

    This swept hilt rapier was quite popular in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. Our version is hand forged by the skilled artisans at Windlass Steelcrafts and has a blade of high carbon steel with a diamond cross-section. This gives the blade firmness, yet allowing it to be flexible in action. The all-steel guard and ornate pommel are accented with a real bleached, polished bone grip. Includes a full leather scabbard with steel throat and shoe.

    This was one of our most popular rapiers for a number of years and was retired years ago. We are proud to bring back this elegant sword by popular demand for a limited time as one of our Windlass Classics.

    NOTE: Bone is a natural product and may have slight variations from the photo shown, giving each handle a unique "one of a kind" finish.

    Overall Length: 111cm
    Blade Length: 98cm
    Blade Width: 2cm
    Weight: 964g
    Grip Length: 9.5cm
    Material: 1055 High Carbon Steel

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £183.33 Incl. Tax: £220.00

  • Cobra Steel Falcata

    This knife’s blade is hand-forged from X46Cr13 high-grade stainless steel, hardened to a Rockwell of 48° and fully tempered. Features razor-sharp edge. All-purpose outdoor, falcata design. Shock-absorbing, weather-resistant rubber handle with positive, extra-long grip. Includes riveted belt sheath. Overall length 20-3/4 inches.

    Overall Length: 53cm
    Blade Length: 37cm
    Blade Width: 5cm
    Blade Thickness: 0.5cm
    Weight: 567g
    Material: X46Cr13 Stainless
    Edge: Sharpened

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £46.67 Incl. Tax: £56.00

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