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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....

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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 ....

$5500.00 CAD GERMAN SWEPT HILT RAPIER
GERMAN SWEPT HILT RAPIER: circa 1590-1610. Passau wolf in the right fuller. 39 ¾” blade, 1
1/8” wide. Very old museum quality wire wrapping on the grip. Very nice dark grey patina overall. Nice original untouched condition.
V.G.
$5500.00

3950 USD M 1840 Cavalry Officer Sword - Type 1 Sauerbier
M 1840 Cavalry Officer Sword - Type 1 Sauerbier.

3950 USD Lion-Monkey Head Cavalry Saber - open guard
Lion-Monkey Head Cavalry Saber - open guard

3500 Euro French gilt small-sword circa 1720
Triangular colichemarde blade, with ornamental etching at the forte.
Iron gilt hilt finely chiseled and , profusely cut with metaphorical figures and scenes in relief.
Original twisted silver wire grip winding and Turk´s heads.
Total length 95 cm in outstanding condition and remarkable quality.
The figures on the hilt could be a scene of slave trade.
By the 1720s, French private trade....

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

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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 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....

£2,650.00 Long Sea Service
A Flintlock 1801 Pattern Sea Service Pistol. With plain bright barrel stamped with inspection marks and Tower proofs, barrel tang stamped with crown inspection mark, flat border engraved lock with 'GR' crowned and 'TOWER' across the tail, also struck with makers initials "e;R&RS"e; and struck below the pan with crowned broad arrow mark, ring necked cock, varnished full-....

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

££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 15th Century Style Broadsword, Crest of The Holy Roman Emperor
Possibly Francis 1st period, and we believe, a historismus sword of the armoured guard, somewhat akin to the swords of the Trebanten Guard of the Prince Electors of Saxony. His titles were; Francis I, by the grace of God elected Holy Roman Emperor, forever August, King in Germany and of Jerusalem, Archduke of Austria, Duke of Lorraine, Bar, and Grand Duke of Tuscany, Duke of Calabria, in Silesia o....

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

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 ....

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 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....

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

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.

2,600 GBP very unusual 1788 pattern light cavalry sabre with a reticulated guard and a decorated ivory grip.
The reticulation can be folded so as to comply
with the pattern. The blade is approx 90 cms long (longer than usual) and
carries blue and gilt decoration for one third of its length that has
survived only in the smaller of the two fullers. Possibly unique.

2,600 GBP beautifully worked French Smallsword circa 1760.
The guard and pommel are pierced steel. The
grip is spirally fluted plaited wire. The blade is of flattened hexagonal
section adorned with a couplet and foliate scroll work. The leather scabbard
has an iron locket, chape and middle band all etched en suite with the blade.
Leather probably a replacement. The couplet reads: 'Ne me tire pas sans
raisons. Ne me remette point sans honneur....

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....

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

£2,595 Rare North British Dragoon Officer&#acute;s basket hilted sword
A rare North British Dragoon Officer&#acute;s basket hilted sword

A rare North British Dragoon Officer&#acute;s basket hilted sword; 38&157; overall, 32&157; German back sword blade with twin narrow fullers. Marked &#acute;Andreia Farara&#acute;. Basket hilt comprised of vertical bars with the cross dash and dash arrow motif on the right side plate and knuckle guard; left hand side with horizo....


£2,595 very good British military basket hilted trooper&#acute;s sword
A very good British military basket hilted trooper&#acute;s sword

A very good British military basket hilted trooper&#acute;s sword; 42 1/2&157; overall, 37&157; back sword blade with two fullers, one wide, one narrow, with long false edge. Glasgow style hilt, with four panels pierced with hearts, thumb ring, forward guard bars and narrow curled quillion. One engraved &#acute;T2 21&#acute; on ....


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

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

££2550 Good Scottish Basket Hilted Backsword Circa 1740

 
A good Scottish basket hilted backsword from the second quarter of the 18th century. The fully formed basket is of bold manufacture and pierced with hearts, circles and engraved with angular border line decoration to the main front and side panel guards. The basket is built from well formed bars and the guard panels are cut with fretted edges consisting of squares and merlons. An oval ring, ....

££2550 Venetian Schiavona Dating to the middle of the 18th Century
A good example of a Venetian Schiavona dating to the middle part of the 18th century. The hilt is a good representation of the fully developed and 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 curved rear quillon terminates in a globu....

££2550 London Silver Hilted Small Sword by John Carman II dating to 1754




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££2550 Rare Late 17th Century English Officer's Gilt Hilted Broad Sword

 
A good, robust and functional late 17th century English officers' sword. The unconventional hilt identifies this sword as part a distinct and rare group notably illustrated in Cyril Mazansky's "British Basket-Hilted Swords", Boydell Press, 2005, (page 206, fig IIC1, page 213, fig IVB3, page 215, fig IVBC1). The hilt is of iron, originally covered with gilt all over....

3300 Euro Liège flintlock pair pistols circa 1760
Pair pistols with round lockplates marked by M. MINICK, chiselled gilded brass mounts, round and rifled barrels, carved walnut stocks ( some wood restorations)

£2,500.00 Ornate Sword
An Ornate Georgian Officers Sword, Blade by Reeves & Greaves, blue and gilt with scrolling foliage and stands of arms and makers name on a scroll at the forte, gilt stirrup hilt, cast with elegant scrolling foliage, the langets and quillon cast with foliate scrolls, fish-skin covered grip (minor damage to top of grip, missing wire), in its original brass mounted leather scabbard, the chape and....

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

£2,495 A fine Dutch officer&#acute;s plug bayonet
A fine Dutch officer&#acute;s plug bayonet

A fine Dutch officer&#acute;s plug bayonet. 16&157; overall, 10 ¾&157; spear pointed blade with fuller and sharpened back edge. Gilt decorated blade engraved &#acute;PRO ARIS A LOCIS&#acute; (&#acute;For our Altars and our Hearths&#acute;). Brass mounts turned hardwood handle in its original black leather and brass mounted scabbard with si....


£2,495 An Indian short Matchlock carbine
An Indian short Matchlock carbine

£2,495 Royal Horseguards basket hilted sword
A Royal Horseguards basket hilted sword

A Rare Royal Horseguards basket hilted sword 41&157; overall, 35 1/2&157; broad blade with twin fullers with GR crown to one side and &#acute;Harvey&#acute; engraved on the other. Basket hilt welded from pierced panels and straps, bun shaped pommel grip, possibly original leather with twisted wire. C1755
An attractive large sword in good condition, blad....


£2,495 1788 Light Cavalry Troopers sword to the Fifth Light Dragoons.
A 1788 Light Cavalry Troopers sword to the Fifth Light Dragoons.

 A 1788 Light Cavalry Troopers sword to the Fifth Light Dragoons. 40 1/2&157; overall with 35&157; curved blade with twin fullers. Blade engraved &#acute;5LD&#acute; and signed &#acute;Wooley and Co. Birm. 1794&#acute; on the back edge. D shaped hilt with langets with original fish skin grip; turks head pommel cap. In ....


£2,495 An English Dragoon Basket Hilted Sword c1740 Was £2,695 Now £ 2,495
An English Dragoon Basket Hilted Sword c1740 Was £2,695 Now £ 2,495

An English Dragoon Basket Hilted Sword 41 1/2" long, 35" backsword blade struck on both sides with a crown GR & Iefries (believed to be Jefferies) Hilt formed of 4 pierced panels & bars with oval rein ring. Original wooden grip now wrapped in shark skin, domed headed pommel & old re....


£2,495 59 A 1796 Heavy Cavalry Officers sword.
59 A 1796 Heavy Cavalry Officers sword.

A 1796 Heavy Cavalry Officers sword. 37 ¾&157; overall with a 32 1/2&157; spear pointed blade with broad fuller. Steel bowl guard of honey suckle form with ladder knuckle bow, wooden grip with twisted gilt wire, chamfered backstrap with ears. Contained in its original sheet iron scabbard with two suspension rings.
Blade shortened from hatchet....


£2,495 Scottish all metal Military pistol.by John Water&#acute;s
A Scottish all metal Military pistol.by John Water&#acute;s

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

£2,495 1796 heavy cavalry troopers sword
A 1796 heavy cavalry troopers sword

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£2495 Superb 18th Century Solid Silver Hilted Slotted Hilt EIC Cavalry Sabre
Lion´s head pommel, spiral turned ebony grip, with silver triple wire binding and two silver rivets. Slotted hilt with fretted, open diamond form insert. Long curved blade with clipped back tip. In overall superb condition. A typical sword as used by officers serving under Wellington in his EIC Army campaign against Tippu Sultan, and the fourth Mysore War. Fourth Anglo-Mysore War
After Hora....

£2,495 .A 1796 blue & gilt infantry officer&#acute;s sword,
.A 1796 blue & gilt infantry officer&#acute;s sword,

A 1796 blue & gilt infantry officer&#acute;s sword, 38&157; overall, 32&157; straight double edged blue & gilt blade with Crown GR & trophies of Arms, signed Woolley in a ribbon, gilt folding guard, &#acute;D&#acute; shaped knucklebow & twisted silver wire grip. With its gilt brass mounted scabbard.
In very good conditio....


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