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$2,850.00 SPANISH RAPIER CA.1690
This beautiful Spanish espada de conchas dates to late 17th-early 18th c. Blade is 98 cm long, marked IN SOLINGEN on both sides. Rapier is 112 cm overall. The wonderful hand-chiseled hilt features stylized lions, crowns, birds, florals and has decorative cut-outs on the edges. The rapier is tight and nicely-balanced. Excellent, expressive Spanish sword!

2,850.00 USD SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA OFFICER'S SWORD
Indian maiden pattern (1821 pattern, Peterson #69) with specific South Carolina theme. Fully modeled Indian Maiden pommel. The counter guard with the Indian maiden with bow and arrow is repeated in full figure. She holds a staff mounted by a Liberty cap, obscured by a palmetto. Behind, a stars & bars shield with a broad ribbon gracefully forming an X obscuring it. To the left, the American eag....

2,850.00 USD FRENCH SILVER HILT SMALLSWORD PARIS, 1798
This sword represents, in silver, a style which became near universal for the period, most often in polished steel. Its elaborately pierced and studded hilt, which bears Paris hallmarks for 1798, is designed to dazzle in sun or candle light. The blade bears relatively simple decoration, embellished in gold, including a panel with a cabalistic inscription. It dates to the Directory period which pre....

2850 USD M 1833 Dragoon Saber - Ames
Fine M 1833 Dragoon Saber - Ames

2600 Euro Pair boxlock flintlock pistols
Nice small pair pistols from Liège in very fresh condition, nice engravings and carved grips

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£1850 Napoleonic Colonel´s or Staff Officer´s Sword In ´Post Combat´ Condition
One of the most desirable, scarcest and beautiful swords used by senior officer´s in Napoleon´s Grande Armee. Known as the Marengo pattern hiIt, It is in post hand to hand combat order, and has obviously seen some combat damage and wear. In original condition swords of this pattern are highly rare and valued very, very highly indeed. For example a very similar hilted, of an unknown off....

£1,850.00 Queen Anne Pistol
New item, description to follow.

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£1845 War Hero, Capt A.L.Kennedy M.C. Scot´s Guards ´Battle Honour Sword WW1.
A historical sword, with elite war hero provenance, of a London Times journalist, a British Intelligence Officer and a Scot´s Guards hero, Captain Aubrey Leo Kennedy MC. With fine steel hilt bearing the badge of the Scot´s Guards Garter Star, of the Queen´s personal Foot Guards, in original polished, bright steel scabbard. Full battle honour etched blade with regimental devices.....

2800 USD Sauerbier Brass hilt Non-regulation, Pewter grip
 Seldom seen pattern by Sauerbier

2,800.00 USD FRENCH DISH HILT RAPIER C.1660
The decline of the use of armor in response to the increased use of firearms resulted in fighting techniques which relied on agility and lighter weapons. The thrust became the principle attack and rapiers became smaller with hilts relying primarily on a frontal plate or pair of plates. This example is a dish hilt rapier in its later form. Its single thickened edge oval dish guard, decorated in hig....

2,800.00 USD SPANISH RAPIER EARLY 18TH CENTURY
This sword represents the rapier as it was used in Spain and her colonies in 18th century. It is, in fact, the final form of the rapier which, by this time had been replaced by the small-sword in the rest of Europe. It is a form of the cup-hilt with a solid "melon slice" form guard which extends to form the knuckle bow. The blade is earlier and signed JOHANNES BRACH. That signature was popular amo....

2800 USD Ames Mfg. Co. Militia officer, Knights head, MOP
Needle etched Ames address

2800 USD Ivory grip Eagle hilt, blue, white & gold blade
 Tri - color blade. Engraved brass scabbard, ivory grip

2800 USD Horster, Civil War Non-Reg. Cavalry Officer
  Horster, Civil War Non-Reg. Cavalry Officer

$3500.00 CAD NORTHERN EUROPEAN RAPIER
NORTHERN EUROPEAN RAPIER: Circa 1600. Transition from the long rapier to the shorter blade, as dictated by fashion of the 17th century. Original horsehair grip wrapping. Note the early “PAS D’ANE” 32 inch blade, 38 inches overall. This is a very unique and unusual style of rapier.
V.G. $3500.00

2,750.00 USD CELTIC BROADSWORD C.400-100 BC
La Tene culture. Type known in Norse as a svaerd, identifying it as a slashing sword with rounded tip not meant for thrusting. 29 7/8" total length with characteristic rounded shoulders for a drooping Inverted U shaped guard. Excavated. The edges showing irregular erosion due to the structure of the forged iron and the fact that they were originally thinned further in towards the middle than a typ....

2750 USD Rare variant M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword
Rare variant M 1832 Foot Artillery Sword By C. Klauberg New York

2,750.00 USD EUROPEAN CAVALRY SWORD C.1620-40
From 1618 to 1648, northern Europe was engulfed in a war which resulted in staggering death and destruction. In Germany, half of the males and a third of the total population died. Thousands of villages and castles were razed to the ground Militarily, it was the period of the decline in armor resulting from more effective and wider spread use of firearms. Items #933-935 are swords of the Thirty Ye....

£1,800.00 Scarce Coaching Pistol
A Scarce Flintlock Coaching Pistol by Harding & Son, dated 1835. With round steel barrel engraved, 'J. HARDING & SON - BORO - LONDON No 312' and stamped with Hardings proof mark the crowned broad arrow, beautifully engraved tang, stepped bevelled signed and dated lock, fitted with sliding safety catch, the lock is dated '1835' and decorated with scrolling foliage at the tai....

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£1795 Fabulously Rare, 1796 British Officer´s ´Blue and Gilt´ Bladed Sword Stick
It has a superb fully engraved blade with King George IIIrd cypher with finest blue and gilt décor. Used during the Battle of the Nile, Battle of Trafalgar period, the Peninsular War in Spain, the American War in 1812, and the Battle of Waterloo era. The blade would have been used by in a sword by an British infantry or naval officer, and possibly on his retirement from military or naval serv....

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£1795 Very Fine Napoleonic Wars 1810 French Cuirassier-Dragoon Sword
In very good order indeed, Klingenthal arsenal marked, made, dated and used in 1810. Very good spear pointed blade. A fabulous French sword used by the Grande Armee of Napoleon, in the Peninsular Campaign era, and in the War of the 100 days, culminating at Waterloo in 1815. There are signs, due to the replaced grip wire form, that continued to be used in the ´Royal´ and then the Second....

£1,795 A New Land Pattern Pistol.
A New Land Pattern Pistol.

£1,795 Irish Queen Anne pistol.
An Irish Queen Anne pistol.

An Irish Queen Anne pistol. 12&157; overall, 7&157; turn off link attached barrel. Octagonal at the breech then cannon barrelled. Flat lockplate, faceted bridleless pan, frizzen en suite. Walnut halfstock with brass mounts comprising grotesque mask buttcap, foliate scroll sideplate, trigger guard with trefoil terminal.
Circa 1690
Early pistol in reasonable conditi....


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£1795 Singularly Fine 18th C. British Light Inf. Sword, Captured French Blade
The blade is identical to a sword blade from a very fine French Oriental Du Consulat Officer´s Sword illustrated in Armes Blanches, Symbolism, Inscriptions, Marquages, Forbisseurs by Jen Hoste and Jean-Jaques Buigne. Page 13../ The symbols engraved are the crescent moon with star constellation with Venus, and the resplendent sun. The moon was the symbol for the man, for death and for life, t....

£1,795 Rare 1912 Cavalry Officer’s Sword to the Royal Horseguards
A rare 1912 Cavalry Officer’s Sword to the Royal Horseguards

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£1795 Good British Officer´s Flintlock By Samuel Harrison of London Circa 1740.
With fine walnut stock, brass butt cap with grotesque mask and long ears. Good signed flintlock action, fully serviced, and in good operating order. Made and used by an officer in the era of the second Jacobite Rebellion, and the Battle of Culloden. The Battle of Culloden was the final confrontation of the 1745 Jacobite Rising. On 16 April 1746, the Jacobite forces of Charles Edward Stuart fought ....

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£1795 Superb 1770 Pierced Steel Small Sword, Probably By Steven´s of Temple Gate
London. An almost identical sword is in the Victoria and Albert Museum Collection. Made by sword-cutler Abraham Steven´s, of Fleet St and Temple Gate London, and appears in their published book, European Swords by Anthony North, page 28 illustration 53, exhibition item number M.192-1928. The sword has an ovoid pommel fully pierced with a stand of arms, a spiraling silver band with combinati....

£1,795 An 1854 grenadier guards officers sword.
An 1854 grenadier guards officers sword.

2,700.00 USD GERMAN DISH HILT RAPIER C.1660
The decline of the use of armor in response to the increased use of firearms resulted in fighting techniques which relied on agility and lighter weapons. The thrust became an effective attack and rapiers became smaller with hilts relying primarily on a frontal plate or pair of plates. This example is a dish hilt rapier in its later form. Its brass hilt was undoubtedly overlaid in gold originally. ....

2,700.00 USD ENGLISH OFFICER'S SMALLSWORD C.1770-80
Iron hilt of large proportions with indented oval or four lobe guard which was fashionable at the time. Straight cross guard nearly touching the shell with just vestigial arms of the guard between. Ovoid pommel. The guard pierced with scrolling foliage surrounding military arms, finished in relief both sides. Matching arms displays to the pierced pommel and quillon block. The cross guard and knuck....

2700 USD M 1850 Foot Offcer mkd. H. G. Hamlin jr.
Rare m1850 Foot Officer Sword By H. G. Hamlin jr. Of Cincinatti, Ohio

2700 USD Solid Silver Hilt - Naval Officer Sword
Silver hilted -Non Regulation Naval Officer Sword. French pattern completely unmarked.

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£1775 Stunning Early Yataghan Sword with Gold Onlaid and Ivory Hilt, Islamic
Antique 18th -19th century Turkish Ottoman Sword Yatagan with a characteristic ear shaped hilt. The hilt is made of two large pieces of finely carved ivory mounted in gold overlaid metal, decorated with a typical Balkan raised flower head design which extends down the blade, with pyramidical knobs on the pommel area. The ivory is most likely walrus, but, it may also be mammoth, as several we have....

$2695 USD Scarce Nathan Starr 1798 Contract Cavalry Saber
The Starr cavalry saber of 1798 was the first sword made under
US contract following the Revolution, making it the first official US sword. The
contract was for only 2000 swords, so this is the rarest of the rare for
American military swords. Hilt is iron with stirrup guard and integral backstrap,
as typical of European cavalry swords of the period. The two-piece wood grip
(loose and lac....

$2695 USD Italian Town Sword, Rapier, ca. 1640





Iron hilt featuring straight quillons with acorn finials
chiseled with foliate design. Knucklebow with triple central knob, screwed to
the chiseled ovoid pommel. Long chiseled quillon block, single side ring with
central triple knob feature (old brazed repair), matching the knucklebow. Wood
grip with twisted copper wire wrap and turks heads. Narrow 37" oval-section
blade ....

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£1750 Original Spanish Cup Hilt Rapier 17th & 18th Century.
This is simply a fascinating sword in that in it´s working life has had a blade fitted from a 1796 British Heavy cavalry trooper´s sword. Early Spanish cup hilt rapiers often originally had long and slender blades, that in the 18th century were very often changed, due to the changing methods of sword combat, for heavier, shorter broadsword blades, as the cup hilted sword stayed in favo....

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£1750 Stunning Silver Mounted Caucasian Flintlock Decorated With Coral
Fine flintlock with superb engraving. The barrel has a fine Islamic maker´s seal stamp. The spring is very good and the action now excellent after servicing. This is a fine 18th century piece, used by the Cossacks and horsemen of the Ottoman Empire. They were also popular thoroughout Europe during the Napoleonic Wars.

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£1750 Very Good Japanese Shin Gunto Officer´s Sword Of WW2
On would have to go a very long way to find a better quality and condition example. The blade is in very good condition indeed, in around 85% original polish with a few finger marks. The blade has a superb sanbonsugi hamon, signed with chrysanthemum stamp of the Showa Emperor. Likely gendaito traditional blade. Very good transitional mounts, of high quality and all in superb order. Signed Noshu ju....

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£1750 Very Good 1803 British Flank Officer´s Battle Sword Napoleonic Wars
With copper gilt pierced hilt with King George IIIrd cypher The blade is superbly etched with a the royal crest and royal cypher of King George IIIrd, stands of arms, flags, standards and banners, however it is very difficult to photograph due to flash reflections, but easy and better to see under hand held inspection. Used in the Peninsular War, Waterloo & The War of 1812 by a British Officer of ....

£1750 Scottish Military Basket Hilted Backsword dating to the Middle to Third Quarter of the 18th Century

 
A representative example of a Scottish military basket hilted backsword from the middle or third quarter of the 18th century. The sword is typical of a type manufactured in England for lower ranks in Highland Regiments, such as The Black Watch, and fencible regiments, for service in the Scottish Highlands, before and after the 1745 Rebellion, and then overseas, particularly in the Americas. ....

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£1750 19th Century Indian Executioner´s Sword Tegha. Koftgari Silver inlaid Hilt
Mughal Executioner´s Sword (tegha) made around the time of Emperor Akbar II, India, 1222-4 AH/ 1807-10 AD. With a massive 73.5cm broad curved single edge steel blade, double edged for the last 26cm, each side chiselled with panels of deities, one side applied with a brass figure. Prince Mirza Akbar was born on 22 April 1760 to Emperor Shah Alam II at Mukundpur, Rewa, while his father was in....

2,650.00 USD LA TENE (CELTIC) BROADSWORD C.400-100 BC
Maekir form, by Nordic notation, with angled shoulder and pointed tapered blade. 26" total length, uniformly tapered with medial ridge. The upper portion in exceptional preservation with crisp shoulder and forte. Inverted turnip form pommel with delicate roped upper band above opposing scroll. Excavated with good profile, much of the tapered edge preserved. Clearly, the Celts encountered both armo....

2650 USD M1850 Foot Officer by Sauerbier or Emerson & Silver
 Blade dated 1862 in Collins fashion - US in guard

2650 USD M 1850 Foot Officer Sword - Gutta Percha Grip
M 1850 Foot Officer Sword - Scarce example of the Gutta Percha Grip Trials. Schuyler, Hartley and Graham.

2645 USD Eagle hilt -bone grip, Brass engraved scabbard
Finely detailed Eagle with Wide Open beak, Claw quillon, Diamond shaped blade. 15 stars on shield and above the eagle.

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£1725 Fabulous Rare Light Infantry Sword, Circa 1790´s, With Talisman Blade
A superb King George IIIrd Light Infantry or Rifles Regt officer´s sabre. With it´s original mercurial gilt hilt bearing almost all it´s original burnished gilt finish. It has it´s original wire bound fish skin grip, Light Infantry bugle langet, and a deeply curved blade superbly engraved with King George IIIrd Royal cypher and secret Talismanic symbols. The crescent moon, ....

2,600.00 USD FRENCH OFFICERS SWORD C.1680
Typologically, this sword extends the trend to smaller lighter weapons which could provide advantage in agility based on the latest fencing techniques. Its iron hilt defends effectively against a heavier weapon. Its robust grip assures good purchase for the gloved hand. The decoration of the blade incorporates, in French, the popular invocation draw me not without reason, sheath me not without hon....

2,600.00 USD ENGLISH PROVINCIAL SILVER HILTED SMALLSWORD C.1720-40
Perhaps Chester. Pleasantly cupped symmetrical shell guards decorated in high relief with mythological scenes inside and out. The quillon block with Hercules with club and lion skin, a Roman warrior opposite. The pommel decorated in archangels and masks. The knuckle bow with rococo forms, popular in England by this time and struck with four hallmarks. The grip with plain silver wire wrap in chevro....

2,600.00 USD ENGLISH OFFICER'S SWORD C.1790
Brass hilt with traces of gilt, the langets chased in oak foliage. The quillon modeled as a shell, and the knuckle bow with medial swell as a laurel wreath surrounding lattice. Copper wire wrapped grip. 33" curved broad fullered blade incised and gilt in arms displays, foliage sprigs and base panels with near all gold remaining. Original brass scabbard engraved in arms display and stylized foliage....

2,600.00 USD SPANISH CUP HILTED BROADSWORD C.1650
Iron hilt with broad straight cross guard and integral swelled medial knuckle bow. Hemispherical cup with forward rolled edge. Copper wire wrapped grip. 36" straight d.e. blade inscribed IHN SOLINGEN, each side in the broad fuller. Dating to the period of Spanish Colonial adventurism this sword was produced in Spain utilizing an imported (German) blade as was common throughout Europe and the Briti....

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