Windlass Steelcrafts

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Windlass Steelcrafts is a company based in Dehra Dun, India, producing replicas of swords, sabres and other historical arms and armour. The company dates to a 1943 establishment selling Kukri knives.

Windlass Steelcrafts is a contractor for United States Marine Corps ceremonial swords and has produced cinema props for movie productions including Gladiator, 300, The Lord of the Rings, Iron Man, Kingdom of Heaven, and Troy. Their main reseller in the U.S. is Museum Replicas Limited, a company owned by Atlanta Cutlery Corp., a mail order catalog company for swords and knives.[1] A subsidiary company of the Windlass Steelcrafts - Windlass Online Stores Private limited was incorporated in 2012 and launched two ecommerce stores and in 2012 and 2014 respectively.

Windlass has produced swords based on props from fantasy role-playing games such as Warhammer Fantasy Battle.[1]

In 2013, Windlass Steelcrafts launched its fully owned subsidiary in UK by the name Windlass Sword Company UK to supply british military swords and other presentation and ceremonial swords.


  1. ^ a b Haskew, Mike (2004). "Fabtasies Fulfilled". Blade Magazine 31 (10): 50–55. 

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