1660 English Short Sword- Practical Steel Blades
Dating from the late 17th Century, the English Short Sword was universally adopted by Infantry and cavalry. It was used as a standard side arm well into the late 18th century.
Our large collection of swords are available for hire.
They fall into 3 main categories. Costume or Antique, Stunt or Fight ready and safe or prop only.
Costume and antique swords are for wearing and set dressing only. They are not suitable for any type of contact work and must not be used in any fight routines.
Fight ready or Stunt swords have been manufactured and prepared for stage combat use. The blades are made from either high tensile sprung steel or from an alloy compound (Duralium) Swords for stage combat must be paired and use compatible blades.
Prop swords are usually moulded rubber or plastic replica. often referred to as “Safe” swords.