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3450 Euro Officer's sabre à la Chasseur Year 9
Sabre with 3 bar hilt with iron scabbard with 2 large brass ringbands,superb blade blued and gilded signed Coulaux Frères Manufacture de Klingenthal with war trophies and imperial Eagle

££2850 English Civil War Period Mortuary Hilted Backsword

 
A good English "Mortuary" hilted back sword dating to the middle part of the 17th century. The main guard plate is covered with chiselled decoration to the outside consisting of foliage and scrolls plus typically two images of a face commonly thought on these sword hilts to represent the head of King Charles I. The workmanship is a good example of the English Civil War period ar....

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£2850 Very Good Edo Original Japanese Samurai´s Shikome-zue Sword Stick
Blade around 400 to 500 years old. The blade is 20.75 inches long from tip to base of habaki, and from a o-wakazashi. Very nice gunome hamon in old polish, engraved with horimono of Buddhist bonji. The stick is fully and superbly fully hand painted and lacquered to simulate Japanese cherry bark, and so well executed as to appear absolutely natural using part layers of red cherry with lacquer. It i....

££2850 Scottish Basket Hilted Backsword - Second Quarter 18th Century

 
A Scottish basket hilted backsword dating to the second quarter of the 18th century. This is a good sized and imposing piece with a large basket and heavy blade. The fully formed basket is pierced with triangles, circles and is engraved with angular border line decoration to the main front and side guard panels. The basket is of good quality built from well rounded and finished bars commonly....

£2,850 English Basket Hilted Mortuary sword
An English Basket Hilted Mortuary sword

An English Basket Hilted Mortuary sword 39&157; overall. 33&157; straight spear point back sword blade with narrow fuller and running wolf mark. Mortuary type hilt with slender bars, ovoidal pommel with copper twisted wire grip.
C1640.
A Civil War trooper&#acute;s sword in good condition, blade with some staining and some original polish, hilt with ori....


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£2850 Good 17th C. ´Venetian´ Schiavona Basket Hilted Sword
wooden grip, overall in nice condition for age, a very nice impressive and powerful sword 33.5 inch blade. The Schiavona was a Renaissance sword that became popular in Italy during the 16th and 17th centuries. Stemming from the 16th-century sword of the Balkan mercenaries who formed the bodyguard of the Doge of Venice, the name may have from the fact that the guard consisted largely of Istrian and....

££2850 English Civil War Period Mortuary Sword

 
A good English "Mortuary" hilted back sword dating to the middle part of the 17th century. The main guard plate is covered with chiselled decoration to the outside consisting of foliage and scrolls plus typically two images of a face commonly thought on these sword hilts to represent the head of King Charles I. The workmanship is a good example of the English Civil War period armou....

££2850 Early 18th Century Scottish Basket Hilted Broad Sword with Talismanic Date 1414

 
A Scottish Basket Hilted Broadsword dating to the early 18th century. The intriguing blade shows use on the frontal cutting edge and is clearly marked with the typical Solingen running wolf armourers mark, dots and crosses, plus the talismanic numerals or date of "1414". Such mystical numerics appealed to the superstitions of Gaelic Scottish Highlanders. The sword was ma....

£2,850.00 Irish Dueller
A Clean Irish Duelling Pistol by Fowler of Dublin. With sighted re-browned octagonal barrel, fitted with rear sight at the breech and inlaid with Fowler gold poincon, two gold lines at the breech and gold touch hole, tang engraved with stand of arms, signed, flat, border engraved lock decorated with stands of arms, cock decorated en suite, gold lined rain-proof pan, half stocked in walnut cut with....

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 smallsword 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 ....

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.

2800 Fine 17th or 18thC Cavalry Tulwar Sword with original scabbard

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£2800 For A Swords of the Raj Collector, A Fabulous Scinde Horse Combat Sword
Custom made by Wilkinsons for Colonel Jacobs of the Honourable East India Company Cavalry circa 1840. With a battle sharpened blade. These are rare swords and come with, effectively, built in provenence as the blades were etched accordingly, by Wilkinsons, for the regiment, the Scinde Irregular Horse [Bombay Cavalry] and their original owners. Stunning elaborately pierced hilt [as was used later b....

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....

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 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....

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

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

£2,795 post 1809 pattern Brown Bess,
A good post 1809 pattern Brown Bess,

A good post 1809 pattern Brown Bess, 39" barrel with Ordnance proofs, regulation border engraved lock with ring neck cock marked Tower & crown over GR with viewer’s mark & Tower on the tail. Walnut full stock with regulation brass furniture with sling swivels and steel ramrod. And bayonet.
C1809.
Barrel with some brown patination, other....


££2750 Highland Scottish Powder Horn Dated 1683

 
A well formed and beautifully engraved late 17th century Highland Scottish powder horn dated 1683.
 
The horn is fashioned from the pointed end of a cow horn which has been heat-flattened and pressed into shape. The outer side is profusely decorated with panels of typical Celtic / Gaelic interlace, scrollwork and fans within a lined border. The inner side is decorated with four bands of c....

££2750 Highland Scottish Powder Horn Dated 1684

 
A well formed and well engraved, late 17th century Highland Scottish powder horn dated 1684.
 
The horn is made from the pointed end of a cow horn which has been heat-flattened and pressed into shape. The outer side is profusely decorated with panels of typical Celtic / Gaelic interlace, scrollwork and fans within a lined border. The inner side is decorated with three bands of cusped orna....

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£2750 English Charles IInd Transitional Rapier With Dish Hilt Circa 1660
Plain blade 39” of stout flattened diamond section, the hilt with fluted dish guard, large pas d’ane rings, chiselled spherical finial to quillon, baluster knucklebow and plain ovoid pommel, the grip of chain link and twisted iron wire with Turks heads. Good Condition.The transitional rapiers bridged the evolution of the rapier, from the swept hilt and cup hilt types, to the much more di....

££2750 English Boat-Shell Guard Silver Hilted Smallsword by William Kinman hallmarked for 1764/5

 
A remarkable 18th century English silver hilted small sword in good condition with hallmarks for London 1764/5. The maker is William Kinman, one of the foremost makers of silver hilted swords in London in the 18th century, and whose work represents the highest standards of English craftsmanship. This sword is mounted with a boat-shell guard. A near identical sword is illustrated in &qu....

££2750 Fine English Proto Mortuary Type Sword Dating to the Second Quarter of the 17th Century

 
A fine and imposing English back sword dating to the second quarter of the 17th century. The hilt is a scarce form in transition from the typical English swords of the late 16th and early 17th centuries and the arrival of the "Mortuary" hilt proper in the English Civil War period.
 
The hilt consists of a broad boldly manufactured dish-shaped guard plate from which three m....

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£2750 Very Good Edo Original Japanese Samurai´s Shikome-zue Sword Stick,
Now repolished and looks fabulous!. This is one of the nicest of it´s type we have seen. In the 1870´s the Meiji Emperor disbanded the fuedal samurai order and banned the wearing of the sword. This created much unrest between the samurai and the government and some samurai moved to carrying shikome-zue. Therefore, via a circuitous route, they still remain armed, but with their katana h....

2,750 GBP British cavalry officer's engraved mameluke sabre
by Hawkes, Moseley & Co.,Manufacturers to
the Queen who operated from 14 Piccadilly between 1821and 1852. Together with
the style of engraving on the blade and the dip in the scabbard throat this
suggests that the sword was made sometime between 1837 and 1845.

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£2750 Japanese WW2 Officer´s Sword Ritsumeikan Tarenjo Smith, Sakurai Masayuki
With a beautiful, polished, gendaito blade by Masayuki an incredibly vibrant hamon. All good traditional type 95 mounts and tsuba, with a leather bound combat steel saya. A very good and sound example of these much sought after swords of Imperial Japan, Ritsumeikan Tarenjo

Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto had a small forge (tanrenjo) set up during World War II which made swords for the militar....

££2750 Early Scottish Basket Hilted Sword Dating to the middle of the 17th century

 
A Scottish basket hilted broadsword in unusually attractive and original condition dating to the Civil War period. The sword is published in the 2015 Park Lane Arms Fair Catalogue in a paper entitled "Notes on the dating of early Glasgow Style Scottish Basket-Hilted Swords".
 
The basket is of early form made up of robust bars and small central panels to the frontal guards. I....

£2,750 A 1801 Pattern Long Sea Service Pistol
A 1801 Pattern Long Sea Service Pistol

A 1801 Pattern Long Sea Service Pistol. 12&157; barrel with ordnance proofs. The boarder engraved lock plate stamped &#acute;Tower&#acute; with crown & &#acute;GR&#acute; & inspector&#acute;s mark. The walnut full stock with stamped ordnance & storekeeper&#acute;s mark including the ramrod channel. Brass tipped ramrod. Belt hook.
C1805.
Sle....


£2,745 French Garde du Roi 1816 model pistol
A French Garde du Roi 1816 model pistol

A French Garde du Roi 1816 model pistol 14" overall. 8" round barrel signed ’St Etienne Mfr Royale’, ring neck cock, brass pan with brass mounts, butt cap with three fleur de lys. Walnut full stock, spring retained fore-end cap, steel ramrod.
c1816
Generally good condition, old repaired crack in  butt.
Images courtes....


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 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....

$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....

£2,700 New Land Pattern Pistol to 19th Light Dragoons
A New Land Pattern Pistol to 19th Light Dragoons

A New Land Pattern Pistol to F Troop to the 19th Light Dragoons. 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, walnut fullstock with faint storekeeper’s mark & ordnance ownership mark beside trig....


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

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£2695 Very Scarce Scottish Basket Hilted 18th Century Fencible Regiment Sword
With distinctive two part centrally welded basket, in sheet iron, with scrolls and thistles there over. Interesting original regimental swords of the 18th century, from Scottish regiments are very much sought after throughout the entire world. Scottish Fencible Regiment´s swords are now jolly rare indeed, yet they bare highly distinctive in their unique form. Fancy carved replacement grip. S....

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£2695 Very Good 400 Year Bladed Japanese Naval Officers Sword
A deluxe mounted Japanese traditional sword with the Imperial Japanese naval officer´s deluxe saya of polished and lacquered giant ray skin with twin saya mounts. Blade with sugaha hamon in Edo polish. The tradition of using an ancestors blade, used centuries before by a samurai warrior, was highly prized by the most fortunate 1% of officers in Japan during WW2. Usually by officers of samura....

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

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£2675 Early 18th Century Scottish Basket Hilted Broadsword
Possibly by John Simpson of Glasgow. Certainly in his manner but no initials remain on the guard to identify it. With a wide broadsword blade that stills bears the remains of some decorative engraving. A Good Original early Scottish Basket Hilted Broad Sword, a typical sword as used in the Dundee Rising, the first Jacobite Rebellion of 1715 and the second rebellion in 1745. Although each Jacobite ....

3200 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

2650 GBP Katana RYO KAI OF CHIKUSHI⁄TSUKUSHI PROVINCE
RYO KAI OF CHIKUSHI⁄TSUKUSHI PROVINCE



Japanese katana Ryo Kai Chikushi province of Ryo Kai school emerged from Yamashiro province.

Era: late Nanbokucho 1336⁄1392......c1380

With NBTHK pape

£2,650.00 Fine Blue & Gilt Naval Dirk
A Fine Georgian Naval Dirk, With tapering double-edged blade etched and gilt with foliage on a blued panel, gilt brass hilt comprising a pair of quillons, turned ivory grip (few minor cracks) gilt brass ferrule, in its original gilt-brass scabbard engraved with scrolling foliage with two rings for suspension.

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£2650 Superlative Imperial Japanese"Koa Isshin Mantetsu Steel Officer´s Sword
One of the highly desirable, signed Koaisshin Mantetsu swords. Signed blade, Koaisshin Mantetsu , dated Showa Mizunoe Uma Shu, or “Year of the Showa Horse in Autumn” (Autumn 1942). It has been said, a Koa Isshin would, in the right hands, make mincemeat of chain mail and probably seriously damage modern plate armour. Koa Isshin swords are superb, high quality, cutting instruments that e....

££2650 Fine Scottish Highland Powder Horn Dated 1689

 
A large, well formed and engraved, late 17th century Highland Scottish powder horn dated 1689.  The flask is made from the pointed end of a cow horn which has been heat-flattened and pressed into shape. The outer side is profusely decorated with panels of typical Celtic / Gaelic interlace, scrollwork, panels and fans within a lined border. The inner side is decorated with a roundel cont....

££2650 Silver Hilted Hunting Sword by Thomas Vicaridge

An attractive and rare, late 17th century English silver-mounted hunting sword by Thomas Vicaridge of London, with scabbard, in good, crisp condition. Only a few surviving swords signed by this maker are known and all are of high "London" quality.
 
The silver knucklebow is designed with two running hounds chasing a stag. The quillon terminal is pierced with a face inside leaf fini....

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£2650 Most Rare Official Pat.Victorian British Trinity House Naval Pattern Sword
Possibly one of, if not the, earliest dedicated pattern ´Trinity House´ Elder Brother officer´s sword in existance. It is recorded that the earliest known dedicated sword for Trinity House so far is an example made in 1905 for John Poynce Spencer 5th Earl Spencer [great, great, grandfather of HRH Princess Diana of Wales] for his appointment as an Elder Brother of Trinity House. A....

££2650 English Silver Mounted Hanger circa 1680 by Thomas Vicaridge of London

 
An attractive and rare, late 17th century English silver-mounted hanger, in good, crisp and uncleaned condition. The knucklebow is clearly struck twice with the pre-Britannia standard (pre 1697) maker's mark of Thomas Vicaridge, "TV"with a crown above and a pellet below inside a shield. Only a few surviving swords signed by this maker are known and all are of high quality. The....

£2,650 1803 Rifle Officer’s Sword
An 1803 Rifle Officer’s Sword

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