Useful information

How to determine a helmet size correctly

Please read the following information before you choose a size for an historic helmet. It is always unpleasant for both parties when the selected size does not fit on the first try and the helmet replica must be returned. This is especially true for orders outside the Czech Republic, where the shipping costs can be quite expensive.

Battle-ready Weapons, Series BATTLECRY

The Battlecry series of historical swords, daggers and axes was developed in collaboration with John Clements. His knowledge of historical swordsmanship and martial arts in the Middle Ages and Renaissance is unsurpassed!

Give a gift voucher to play it safe!

You contact us with a request for a gift voucher for you boyfriend, girlfriend, lover or a colleague. You want or you give him or her a gift from our shop, but with regard to the wide range of products you are not sure what you should buy exactly. You also want to avoid unnecessary returns, in case you haven’t estimated the taste of the presentee.

Arminius and Battle of Teutoburg Forest

2000 years ago mighty Roman Empire controlled almost all shores of the Mediterranean Sea and was still expanding by conquering new territories in Europe. Clever tactics, organisation, discipline and technological advance lead Roman legions from victory to victory. However, in Teutoburg forest they met unexpected devastating defeat which changed the European history. Their enemies, united Germanic tribes were lead by Arminius.

Returning goods from a non-EU country

It is unfortunately for goods sold over the Internet typical: the closer to the body it is, the higher is the probability of returning it for size exchange.

Kitchen knives

Knives are necessary equipment of every kitchen. We use them practically every day so a little knowledge about them can always be useful. For example, how to preserve more vitamins while cutting vegetable? How to keep the knives sharp and how to use them properly? Do you know what for are knives with serrated edge or ceramic knives most suitable?


The primary weapon of Swiss soldiers of 14th and 15th century used to be a long wooden staff (Halm) with an axe (Barte) on its end. Linking these two words together gave the weapon its name. Halberds were broadly used mainly by mercenary units (called lansquenet) in the German lands (Holy Roman Empire) but became quite popular abroad as well.

How to remove the excess black dye that rubs off from the boots?

Do you have a suggestion for polishing or removing the excess black dye that rubs off from the boots?

Gladius – roman short sword

A handy short sword which proved its high effectiveness in close combats was standard equipment of roman legionaries. In their hands these weapons practically changed the history of the Mediterranean area. Through the long years of Roman Empire’s existence it passed some development and different variations had been designed but all of them kept its characteristic look and high quality.

Sabrage - course

Opening a bottle of champagne with a sabre was introduced during Napoleonic wars when cavalrymen celebrated their victories. It requires certain conditions to be fulfilled to do it correctly. Below you can find step by step instructions.

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Advisory Service: Questions and Answers

How long does the warranty last and what does it cover?

The statutory legal warranty covers the productions defects of all products for a period of two years from the purchase day and this guarantee can be enforced by the consumer within 2 months from the discovery of the defect. In case of conformity defect, the consumer is entitled, at its own discretion, to the repair or the substitution of the defected products by the seller, without any additional cost, save if the requested remedy is not possible or too much expensive in respect of the other. If repair or substitution are not possible, the consumer has, in any case, the right to have a reduction of the price or to have a sum proportioned to the product value paid back, against the return of the product to the seller. The above applies ONLY to consumers as defined by the Law. Damages deriving from the use or from an accident or caused by the natural wear and tear do not fall within this guarantee or other guarantees. Wear and tear is damage that naturally and inevitably occurs as a result of normal wear or aging. We deny any responsibility deriving from incidental or consequential damages caused by the misuse of the products or its components.

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