1908 British Cavalry Sword – Royal Canadian Dragoons – 700$ CAD

This sword was made in 1915 by Enfield, and probably carried by a member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons. The RCD is one of the first cavalry regiments of the Canadian army, and participated in the First World War fighting in France and Flanders. This particular sword was acquired in France. The only regimental mark... Continue Reading →

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French Petit Montmorency Sabre, Cutlass Size – 1000$ CAD

This is another example of the famous petit Montmorency carried by officers, sailors and soldiers prior and during the French Revolution. This type of sabre started to be carried around 1780, and was extremely popular. During the Revolution, they were made by many different private makers in an endless variety of designs, but following the... Continue Reading →

SOLD – French Chassepot bayonet 1866 pattern

This model of bayonet was known as the "sabre-bayonet" but is now mostly associates to the Chassepot rifle which it mainly equipped, or the "yataghan bayonet" thanks to its forward curve. The peculiar shape of this bayonet was meant to make it both a good thruster and cutter, as well as replace the infantryman gladius so... Continue Reading →

SOLD – AN XI French Briquet Sabre

This is a typical example of a famous briquet, as used by the elite troops of Napoleon's army. Based on the stamps on the guard, this briquet was made between 1809 and 1811 at the Versailles factory. It is in relatively good shape, with a very slight movement at the handle (the wooden shims have... Continue Reading →

Sold – Blackjack Walking Stick

This is a rare form of weaponized cane which contains not a sword, a dagger or even a gun, but a blackjack. Based on the nickel plating, the style and the use of rubber, I would say this particular cane probably dates from the early 1900s. The blackjack is made of a metal tip, attached... Continue Reading →

SOLD – Briquet Sabre

This briquet is currently unidentified, bearing only a unit marking on the guard. The blade is uniformly pitted, while the scabbard is in fair condition, with one crease in the middle and the frog button missing. SOLD

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