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This sword dates to a period of turmoil for England. With an expanding empire and the residue of the Seven Years War making increased demands on her military, her defenses were thinly spread and worn. In fact, the success of the American Revolution is largely due to the broader scope of England's military commitments. Officers, who supplied their own arms from a stipend, carried swords such as....

2950 USD M 1852 Naval Officer Sword - Super Rare Retailer
M 1852 Naval Officer Sword - Super Rare Retailer Shreve, Stanwood & Co of Boston. This is the only example I have seen of a Hoppe sword with this retailer.

2950 USD Sauerbier Foot Officer w/ 7 in, battle scene etch
 Sharkskin grip, Leather scabbard, great blade etching with a full 7 inch battle scene

££1875 Venetian Schiavona Dating to the Early 18th Century

A good example of a Venetian Schiavona dating to the early 18th century. The hilt is a typical representation of the distinctive design of the Schiavona guard, in good condition, without cracks or repairs.
The hilt consists of a complex trellis of delicately formed flattened bars with rounded and well finished edges. The rear quillon terminates in a globular finial and a loop thumb guar....

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

2600 Euro Year 9 hussard NCO sabre
Sabre is of the troop model and has a blade engraved Rép Françse and marked by KLINGENTHAL, hilt is marked with a cock and SIMONET, officer scabbard in engraved brass ( leather partially missing)

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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....

Unmarked but for a partial maker's stamp struck twice on the knuckle bow. Probably provincial or colonial English. The hilt decorated throughout with broad lush scrolling foliage. Grip wrapped in twisted wire with silver ferrules top and bottom in the early fashion. Hilt shows minor wear from use. 31 1/2" triangular blade shows mottled medium gray patina with smooth glossy surface. Intriguing ....

2900 USD M 1840 Medical Staff Sword -Blade ID - Arthur W. Taylor USA
M 1840 Medical Staff Sword - with etched blade identification to - Arthur W. Taylor U.S,A,.

This is a good example of the rapier as it served in Spain and its colonies in the early 18th century. It is a type equally suitable for civilian or military use. In the latter case, it would have served an officer. The base of the knuckle bow is pierced in the shape of a heart, probably a double entendre. The thick iron guard both balances the long blade and serves as protection against the broad....

C.1770-80. Swords of this type served on both sides during the American Revolution. See Neumann 139.S for an identical example. The brass hilt with four slot guard and well modeled lion head pommel retains some gold overlay in protected areas.. The grip is wrapped with copper wire and band. The 26 3/4" curved broad and narrow fullered blade has a long false edge. Swords of this type were privately....

This sword armed a guard in northern Italy. It has an iron hilt based in form on examples produced in Brescia but shows provincial manufacture. The hilt is decorated throughout with parallel hatch lines, free flowing and in panels. The asymmetrical shell guards have particularly thick, broad edges with central diced diamonds, a popular Brescian motif. The bag shaped base to the quillon block, as w....

Following the turbulent years of the Thirty Years War and the English Civil Wars, fencing for self-defense became a necessity for those who could afford training and quality weapons. It distinguished them from and advantaged them over street thugs. As well, it became the vehicle for settling differences, particularly matters of honor, among the elite and nobility. This sword with its slender thrus....

2900 USD Sauerbier foot officer w/ US in guard-great blade
 Army, Navy and Masonic etching
Acorn & Oak Leaf mounts

2900 USD Civil War Mfg M1860 Staff Officer Sword - Exceptional blade
Very fine, Civil War Manufacture M 1860 Staff Officer Sword.

2900 USD M 1833 Enlisted Dragoon Saber dated 1837
M 1833 Dragoon Saber. Deep blade and inspector"s markings, excellent scabbard.

2900 USD Federal Period Cavalry Officer Saber - Gill
Federal Period Cavalry Officer Saber - Gill

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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.....

NORTHERN EUROPEAN BROADSWORD: Circa 1630-1640. 33 ½ inch blade by 1 ½ inch wide. The cross-guard is engraved on the right side, faint on the outer ring. Note the thumb ring on the left side. The grip wrapping looks to be an early Victorian restoration. VG

GERMAN HUNTING SWORD: Circa 1670. The long 32 ¾ “ slender blade is very fine. The left fuller is engraved “ME FECIT” (made by) and the right fuller is engraved “…CHINI” (maker unknown). Iron Crusader style hilt with clamshell guard and wire-wrapped grip. A classic example of an early German Hunting Sword.

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£1825 18th Century Massive Indian Executioner´s Sword Tegha
Mughal Executioner´s Sword (tegha) made around the time of Emperor Shah Alam II and used into the era 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 ....

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

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....

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 1840 Cavalry Officer Saber
M 1840 Cavalry Officer Saber - transition 1840 / 1860 period blade by Clemen & Jung

2850 USD Non Regulation - Scroll Hilt - Oregon Terr. Seal
Non Regualtion - "Scroll Hilt" - Gold wash blade - Oregon Territory Seal.

$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!

1,800 GBP excellent silver hilted English take down smallsword
With fine moulded work on the hilt, a boat
shaped guard and a colichemarde blade. Silver marks for 1760 and a maker's
mark of TL, possibly Thomas Langford.

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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 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....

£1,795.00 Small Pair of Pocket Pistols
A Pair Of Flintlock Pocket Pistols of Small Size by Collis of Oxford, Circa 1790. With round turn-off barrels, decorated with bands of geometric decoration at the breech, stamped below with Tower private proofs, signed border engraved actions decorated with foliage and signed within ribbons, engraved trigger-guard safety-catches and flat sided figured walnut butts.

COLLIS, I. [about 1800]

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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 Mint flintlock light dragoon pistol by Wilkinson
A Mint flintlock light dragoon pistol by Wilkinson

. A Mint flintlock light dragoon pistol by Wilkinson .15 ¾" overall. 9" carbine bore barrel with proof marks .Flat lock plate engraved Wilkinson . Flat swan neck cock .Brass regulation mounts comprised, lobed buttcap, brass trigger guard, s shaped side plate and one ramrod pipe with Steel ramrod .Walnut fullstock.
Circa 1....

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

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£1795 18th Century Brass Barrel Flintlock Pistol, Probably By Ketland & Co
Finest two stage octagonal and round barrel 9.2 inches long, excellent steel lock engraved K&C, all brass furniture including pineapple finial trigger guards and two barrel ramrod pipes. Very fine juglans regia walnut stock in superb condition. Stepped lock with rolling frizzen. Ketland [1740-1804] William Ketland, Sr., established a gunsmithy at Birmingham in 1740, and after his death his eldest ....

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

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

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

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

JAPANESE “SHIN GUNTO”: Military mountings pre 1941 with pierced
Tsuba. The lack of markings on the scabbard and mounts would indicate this was assembled at a private workshop. Ray-skin covered wood handle bound with silk cord. A silver Mon (family crest), “TAKAHA” of crossed Hawk feathers in a circle indicates this to be the family crest ABE TOMITA. This is a Samura....

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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....

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£1765 Very Good Napoleonic, British 1796 Light Dragoon Officer´s Sabre
Engraved blade with GR III. The leather and steel mounted scabbard, Solingen blade. A mighty swash buckling, sprauncy, officer´s battle sabre from the era of the great Napoleonic Wars, The Peninsular War and Waterloo. With good steel traditional curved form 32.5 inch blade. A traditional and hugely effective sabre of the early 1800´s British Cavalry Light Dragoon officers. An amazingl....

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....

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....

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

£1,750.00 Short Sea Service
A Pattern 1801 Short Sea Service Pistol. With round barrel stamped with London proof marks, border engraved lock with 'GR' crowned and 'TOWER', regulation full stock impressed with numerous ordinance marks, regulation brass mounts with steel ramrod.


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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 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 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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