SOLD – Shinto wakizashi

This wakizashi dates from the Shinto era (late 16th century to mid 18th), and could perhaps be older as it was cut down from a longer blade. This wakizashi is in need of some love. The scabbard is split and missing its fittings, the ito was varnished by a previous owner and is now brittle,... Continue Reading →

SOLD – 1831 French infantry Gladius

This is the typical gladius which equipped the French infantry. This one was made by Coulaux in Klingenthal in the early 1830s.  It is in good condition. The assembly is very tight with no rattle. It has marks of oxidation all along the blade, and a few minor nicks around the edges. SOLD

SOLD – French Briquet Sabre M1816

This is a great example of a French briquet made by the Chaillot company in Dijon. It comes with the original leather scabbard as well as the red felt washer which very rarely survives, let alone in its original color. Sold

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