Katar Scissor Dagger

For sale, one of the most unique weapon of India. This katar opens by the pull of the upper grip and reveals an inner third blade. The spring is quite stiff, and probably much more so than it once was, but the mechanism still functions.The hilt shows some remaining silver koftgari, and the blade has... Continue Reading →

1845/1895 British Infantry Officer Sabre

This sabre was likely that of an officer who acquired his sword prior to 1895 when the new sword pattern was introduced. As there was more leeway in terms of blades than hilts, some officers elected to simply have their former blades rehilted. This is one example of such a fantastic sabre, bringing the classical... Continue Reading →

Mexican cutlass

This is a fairly scarce type of sabre that is found in Mexico and probably dates from the last part of the 19th century. It is highly recognizable due to the very unique thumb piece on the top of the grip, and its very particular Bowie knife type ricasso. This particular example seems to have... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑