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£2,495 A model 1816 pistol by S North
A model 1816 pistol by S North

£2,495 A Foot Guards Officers half basket sword
A Foot Guards Officers half basket sword

A Foot Guards Officers half basket sword, 39&157; overall, 32 1/2&157; narrow blade with twin fullers, half basket comprosing of three bars filled with C-scrolls. Heart shaped before the hand, urn shaped fluted before the pommel, shark skin grip with twisted gilt wire.
Circa 1790
A beautiful sword, good condition, blade pattinated.
Very similar swor....


£2,495 A Yeomanry 1796 Light Cavalry Officer&#acute;s Sword
A Yeomanry 1796 Light Cavalry Officer&#acute;s Sword

 A Yeomanry 1796 Light Cavalry Officer&#acute;s Sword with blue and gilt blade 35&157; overall, 30 1/2&157; curved blade with single fuller, with blue and gilt decoration for ¾ of its length and crown GR, royal coat of arms, trophies of arms and sprays of foliage. Stirrup shaped hilt fish skin grip with triple twisted ....


3,900.00 USD FINE FRENCH SILVER HILT SMALLSWORD C.1790
The French Revolution, inspired by the successful American Revolution, came on the heels of social and cultural change. Class distinction, long accepted and thought by the nobility to be a birthright, divided the populous. This sword was carried by a member of the upper class. Its silver hilt is delicately pierced and embellished with faceted stud designed to glitter in the candle lit world of the....

3,900.00 USD EUROPEAN SMALLSWORD C.1750
Perhaps Flemish, this sword bears the name of the seller, Bressard, of rue du Madeline, Brussels, at the forte. Above, an angle with flag and impaled coronet indicating the nobility of its owner. The iron hilt is beautifully enriched with high relief figures of military arms, musical instruments flags, foliage and the globe, on a rich gold ground. The elements have symbolic meaning, some, such as ....

3,900.00 USD GERMAN SWEPT HILT RAPIER C.1580
Provincial made example of Norman #58 form, which he dates possibly about 1560 and later. Directly descended from the cruciform broadsword with straight slightly canted cross guard, large ring side guard connected to the knuckle bow and small lower guard with a sprung in plate with decorative piercing. Left side with three curved bars. Large ovoid pommel. Grip wrapped in copper and brass wire. 38 ....

3900 USD Sharp & Hamilton Confederate Cavalry Saber -
Sharp & Hamilton / Nashville Plow Works. These were early war Confederate Cavalry sabers

3900 USD M 1852 Naval Officer Sword by Collins dated 1862
M 1852 Naval Officer Sword By Collins and retailed by unlisted retailer---Wendt &Co. N.Y.

3900 USD Rare - Ames Eagle Head - Louisiana Seal
Rare - Ames Eagle Head - Louisiana State Seal.

3900 USD Minty Ames Mfg. Co. Militia officer, Knights head
 Frosty bright blade with Needle etched Ames address.

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£2475 Beautiful 1796 Blue and Gilt Officer´s Light Dragoon Sabre
With brass combat scabbard, brass hilt, carved bone grip and traditional 1796 Light Dragoon form blade, used in the Waterloo era, with wide swollen tip. The blue and gilt is good but has some wear and fading due to to use. Officers both regular and volunteers carried fighting swords very similar in form to those of the trooper version, though they tended to be lighter in weight and show evidence o....

3850 USD Scarce Staff & Field - Gutta Percha Grip
Gutta percha grips are seldom found. 1862 dated Non Regulation Staff & Field. Blade dated and Collins marked.

3,850.00 USD GERMAN SHELL GUARD RAPIER C.1640
Changing fencing techniques necessitated greater protection from the frontal thrust and resulted in guard variations including the cup hilt, dish hilt and shell guard, all of which were produced simultaneously. The shell guard portends the small sword hilt which remained effective for over 150 years. This example with its 34 1/4" SOLINGEN marked blade relies for its primary defense, on a pair of s....

3,850 GBP http://www.spoils-of-war.co.uk/sabre72.htm
http://www.spoils-of-war.co.uk/flint030.htm

£2,450 A German Pikeman’s Sword Was £ 2,995 Now £2,495
A German Pikeman’s Sword Was £ 2,995 Now £2,495

A Rare German Pikeman’s Sword 38 1/2" overall, 33" double edged blade with broad fuller with running wolf mark, orb and cross mark and armourer’s mark on both sides. Steel guard of flattened bars with vertical ’S’ shaped cross guard and a pair of vertically recurved quillons with fish....


££2450 Exceptional English Silver Hilted Smallsword by James Fisher of London

An excellent 18th century English silver hilted small sword in good condition with hallmarks for London 1777/8. The maker is James Fisher who entered his only mark IF in an oblong with inverted ends in January 1779. This sword with its delicate hand-pierced workmanship represents the highest quality of silver hilted sword making in London in the 18th century.

The sword is almost identical t....

£2,450.00 Flintlock Duelling or Officers Pistol
A Superb Flintlock Officers Pistol by Jo Wood of York, Circa 1820. With heavy sighted octagonal barrel signed "e;York"e; in script on the top flat and with platinum plug, beautifully engraved barrel tang fitted with rear sight, signed stepped lock, engraved with geometric designs around the lock, the cock en suite, figured half-stock cut with a band of chequering at the grip, with horn for....

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£2450 Stunning Solid Silver Gilt George III Small Sword Circa 1770
Hallmarked Silver Dated 1763 by William Kinman of London. Colishmarde bladeblade etched with scrollwork over the forte (rubbed), silver hilt finely cast and chased with boldly writhen borders and scrollwork, comprising oval dish-guard struck twice with the maker`s mark (indistinct), a pair of quillons, arms, knuckle-guard with scrolling terminal, and spirally fluted oval pommel, the grip with chas....

£2,450.00 A1796 Heavy Cavalry Sword
A 1796 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Troopers Sword by Bate, Marked to the 7th Dragoon Guards. With straight single edged blade with original "e;hatchet point"e;, stamped with Military inspection marks and stamped with the makers name along the back edge, steel hilt with pierced circular guard adapted in the field, wooden grip overlaid with leather (wire binding now missing) complete with an origi....

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£2450 Superb Solid Silver Hilted American War Of Independence Era Sword
Made by one of the great 18th century London silversmiths, in 1782. London was the premier centre for silver in Europe and some of it´s finest makers made swords the great and the good of all nations, especially America. This whole sword is made entirely in the manner of one of the greatest British Georgian architects and designers, Robert Adam. With it´s typical, gracious, ´Ada....

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£2450 Superb and Beautiful King George IVth Sword of Major General David Walker
An officer of much combat service and of considerable distinction. Before a General he was a young officer in the 60th Foot, then, on his majority, serving in the 20th Foot, the Royal Corsican Rangers, and then Lt Col. Of the 58th Foot. He served at the taking of Port au Prince, with distinction in the war with France, in the Expedition to Egypt in 1801 and the Siege of Alexandria, he further serv....

££2450 Fine Ottoman Yataghan dated 1865/66 (1282)
An excellent and decorative example of an Ottoman Turkish Yataghan. The single edged-blade is characteristically slightly and downwardly curved, double fullered beneath the spine and engraved with an inscription on one side complemented by a decorative panel on the other in a naive style similar to that seen on traditional Ottoman ceramics.
 
The inscription translated from old Ottoman Turkish....

3400 Euro Restoration period GENDARMERIE ROYALE sabre
Sabre has a gilded brass hilt ( cracks on the bars), blade signed Coulaux Frères and blued and gilded blade marked GENDARMERIE (ROYALE, erased in 1830), lilie flower on the pommel, correct scabbard

3400 Euro Spanish swept hilt rapier circa 1620
Interesting rapier the fuller of the blade engraved IN TE DOMINE - SPERAVI, meaning : be AWARE that God is the great
The ricasso marked on both sides with a moor´s head.
According to the Brittisch museum the moor´s head mark was used as a brand mark for high quality blades.
In good condition , total length 120 cm

3800 USD Collins & Co. 1861 dated M1840 Cavalry Officer
 Very ornate Guard & Pommel, Brass Mounted Scabbard

3,800.00 USD NORTH EUROPEAN RAPIER C.1650
This is an exceptional example of the type of side arm carried for civilian protection throughout Europe and America in the mid 17th century. A troubled world saw Civil War in England on the tails of the Thirty Years War which devastated Northern Europe. The hilt is chiseled in high relief with hounds heads on serpentine bodies which bear a distinct resemblance to the dolphin heads popular in Ital....

3,800.00 USD GERMAN RAPIER C.1660-80
This is an example of the rapier in Northern Europe as it evolved in the second half of the 17th century. A lighter hilt provided greater maneuverability without sacrificing protection. The design here employs an intriguing slender profile with slightly concave surfaces, probably a further effort to optimize weight, with a very handsome result.
Blade length: 32 1/4"

3,800.00 USD SPANISH CUP-HILTED RAPIER C.1700
This large rapier was produced for private purchase and could have served a military officer or civilian equally well. The deep iron cup protected the hand which was positioned with two fingers ahead of the cross guard. The large pommel balanced the blade which bears the motto AUDACES FORTUNA JUVA TIMIDOSQUE REPELLIT (Fortune favors the bold and repels the coward). The proportions suggest use on h....

3800 USD Confederate Short Artillery by W. J. McElroy
The McElroy swords are similar to the Johnson swords but have No Blade fullers.

3800 USD Silver grip, pre-war Militia officer by Horstmann
 High grade, pre war Militia officer by Horstmann with the unusual feature of no U.S. designs on the blade and a federal shield with 7 stripes and no stars on the scabbard.

3,700.00 USD RARE FRENCH SILVER MOUNTED REVERSIBLE PLUG BAYONET C.1760
By the 18th century, hunting for sport had evolved into a favorite pastime of the nobility who owned the land and the right to hunt. Among the adversaries which could test a hunters prowess were boar, bear, and stag each of which could turn on a hunter with a fatal attack. The plug bayonet, inspired by its 17th century military model, provided a weapon after the gun had discharged. Its popularity ....

3700 USD Non Regulation Staff / Field Officer Sword - Texas Star?
Non Regulation navy or Staff & Field Officer Sword - ( Texas ) Star Over anchor

$3695 USD Styrian (Austria) Dusegge, Sinclair Sabre, Late 16th C
The dusegge is a basket-hilted sword unique to Southern
Germany, Austria, and Hungary. The curved blade is patterned after the blades of
the Ottoman Turks, whom they battled with for centuries. Many of these swords
can be found in the arsenals of Austria, especially Styria, and can be seen
today at the Landsmuseum in Graz. They were a very effective slashing weapon
favored by light caval....

$3695 USD Silver Inlaid Transitional Rapier/Smallsword, ca. 1660
Blackened steel hilt featuring asymmetrical shell guard,
horizontally recurved quillons, pas d"e;ane, and heart-shaped pommel, all
decorated ensuite with inlaid silver floral and geometric design. Grip wrap of
twisted copper wire with turks heads, likely the original. Hexagonal-section 30"
blade with central fuller stamped "EN TOLEDO" on both sides and bearing an
ancho....

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£2350 Stunning and Very Long Early 17th Century Style Swept Hilt Rapier
Made in the late 18th to 19th century, with double edged diamond section blade, steel hilt of rounded bars including a pair of straight square form quillons with swollen terminals, triple ring-guard, with pierced steel plate inserts, fluted spherical pommel, and wire-bound spiral grip with Turks´ heads´. The form of rapier used for offence and defence in the early 17th century and for ....

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£2350 Stunning Antique Ancestral Bladed Sword In WW2 Shingunto Mounts
Now looking just as beautiful as it did before it was surrendered in WW2. We originally owned this sword in 2009, in it´s completely untouched condition, and frankly in a most shabby yet honest order. We sold it ´as is´ to a client with a recommendation to restore, but, he never quite got round to have the restoration, that was crying out to achieved, undertaken. So we were delig....

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£2350 Spectacular Peninsular War Rifles Officer´s Battle & Dress Sword
A stunning sword, a variant of the 1803 GR cypher hilted sword with lion pommel, but the most scarce pierced Light Infantry Bugle half basket. Fully engraved blade with royal cypher and coat of arms with motto. Blade with old edge cuts and edge losses. This sword has spent two full days being professionally cleaned and conserved as it had been left undisturbed for likely 150 years. During the Peni....

3250 Euro Long boxlock french flintlock pistols
Pair of screw-off barrel pistols, with security behind the folding trigger, engraved, in very good condition (traces of blue), circa 1780, 31 cm long

3250 Euro 1st Empire Commissaire at War sabre
Nice silver stamped grip of the defined model, blued and gilded blade, ebony grip, no scabbard

3250 Euro 1st Empire Headquarter officer sabre
Gilded brass sabre ( worn) with a Minerva head on the crossguard, checkered ebony grip(cracked), pommel has laurel leafs decoration, hilt decorated with trophies of war and cuirass, engraved grey blade, brass scabbard with adapted top

3650 USD Clauberg M1840 U.S. Cavalry Officer - Bold Etch
 Embellished hilt, pommel & Very Bold blade etching

3,600.00 USD SCOTTISH REGIMENTAL BROADSWORD C.1800-20
This sword served a soldier in a Scottish regiment of the British military. It has a leather covered grip. A maker's mark to the blade suggests that it was produced in Germany as were many English swords. The failed Jacobite rebellion of 1745-6 resulted in the disarming of the Scots and abolition of many highland customs. The last quarter century, however, brought such widespread military pres....

3,600.00 USD AN ITALIAN RAPIER C.1640.
This charming rapier was produced in Northern Italy to provide the owner with the latest form which responded to changing fighting tactics. Italian fencing masters led the world in the evolution of tactics and changes in sword styles originated in Italy before becoming popular throughout Europe. In this example, the blade is of traditional rapier form, scaled down slightly to increase speed and ag....

£2,295 A flintlock Yeomanry carbine
A flintlock Yeomanry carbine

A flintlock Yeomanry carbine 37" overall. 21" carbine bore barrel with proof marks. Flat lockplate engraved ’Tower 1840’ on the tail, Crown VR & inspector’s mark under the pan, ring neck cock, full stock with rifle style trigger guard, sling swivel & swivel ramrod.
Dated 1840
VR flintlocks are rare, good condition.

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£2,295 WIV Cavalry Pistol
A WIV Cavalry Pistol

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£2295 Flintlock Holster Pistol by Ketland & Co, Circa 1780.
Possibly American made with typical American plainer mounts and non proved barrel. Ketland & Co. Lock. With round steel barrel, flat lock plate signed ‘Ketland & Co’ figured walnut full-stock decorated with plain barrel tang and completed with plain engraved brass mounts comprising long-eared butt cap, open pierced side plate, steel belt hook, trigger guard with acorn finial, turned ramr....

£2,295 A New Land Pattern Pistol.
A New Land Pattern Pistol.

 A New Land Pattern Pistol. to B Troop, The Cheshire Yeomanry A Troop, 9" barrel with ordnance proofs. Stepped bolted lock with engraving at tail , engraved ’Tower’ with crown over ’GR’, semi-waterproof pan, flat ring necked cock , stamped TL [Thomas Lowndes walnut fullstock with storekeeper’s mark & ordnance ownersh....


$3,595.00 SPANISH ESPADA DE CONCHAS RAPIER CA.1650
This Spanish espada de conchas rapier is mounted with a 102 cm long blade [not counting the ricasso], marked TOMAS DAIALA inside the fullers. Ricasso is marked with what appears to be a crowned mark, now indistinct. The rapier is completely original, including the grip wrap, and measures 120 cm overall. The front shell is decorated with a stylized Spanish lion amid floral scrolls and tendrils. The....

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£2275 Wonderful Zulu War Souvenir. Regt. Marked 1st Bt 24th Foot Drummers Sword
Dated as issued in 1875. Two items just in, but sold separately by us from a fabulous Zulu War collection. Beautifully regimentally marked for the 1st [battalion] WK [Warwickshire Regt, 24th Foot]. B,15 [sword rack number], with issued date of 1875. Made by Robert Mole. Many soldiers of the 1st battalion [Warwickshire Regt.] fought, and sadly all perished, the day before the successfull VC action ....

3,550.00 USD AMERICAN SILVER HILTED HANGER C.1770
Form identical to Peterson's Silver Mounted Swords section, #19. Unmarked hilt comprising recurved guard with hound head terminals, rain proof base mount grip ferrule and scalloped pommel cap with relief demonic animal face. The quillon block very notable, decorated with a splay of military arms to the right side and the back with a sleeping lion with a groggy, almost human face. The arms dist....

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