Antique SwordsWelcome to 'Old Swords' - Antique Sword Identification and Research
This is an exciting and comprehensive site to help identify antique swords and is designed to hold a vast library of information of use to the antique sword collector. We wish to promote the study of antique swords. We have a huge image library of thousands of swords and hundreds of examples of official patterns/models from many different nations.
The site is designed to help collectors identify swords in their collections. It is the largest online resource of its type on the Internet and has been successfully assisting collectors identify swords for nearly 10 years.
We have approx 55,000 images of over 6,500 swords. Over 700 recognizable models/patterns and a gallery consisting of over 300 official/government patterns from 21 different nations.
The site has some very useful tools including amongst others……
Register now to start using this great resource!
See what else is available in the site contents!
|Sword of the Day||Book of the Day|
Nation : Swiss |
Arm : Cavalry
Model : 1867
|Title : The American Eagle Pommel Sword: The Early Years 1794-1830 (2nd Ed.)
Author : Mowbray, Andrew
|San Francisco Bonhams (San Francisco, US)|
Antique Arms and Armour
|November 10th, 2014|
|Birmingham Arms Fair (Birmingham, UK)|
Antique Arms Fair
|November 16th, 2014|
|Wallis & Wallis (Lewes, UK)|
|November 25th, 2014|
|Bonhams - Knightsbridge (London, UK)|
Arms and Armour auction.
|November 26th, 2014|
|Rock Island Auction Company (Rock Island, US)|
|December 5th, 2014|
|To see more than the next 10 events click here.|
British Cavalry Swords by Richard Dellar
Edged weapons, in one form or another, have been the primary arm for the past millennium and even today, in the age of weapons of mass destruction, the sword is still a symbol of honor and tradition. It is still sometimes carried by officers of every major country in the world.
This site mainly focuses on the period from 1700 - 1945 covering swords from such conflicts as :