1882 Non-regulation French Cavalry Officer Sword – 600$ CAD

This is a very nice example of a late 19th-century non-regulation sword made for a cavalry officer, perhaps attached to an African service unit. The sword is marked Petitfils & Bailhache, which was a private cutler established in Paris in the late 19h century. The company seems to have produced many no regulation blades for... Continue Reading →


On Hold – 1767 Briquet – French Grenadier – 300$ CAD

This 1767 briquet was made for a Grenadier, part of the elite troops of the 18th century. The 1767 is the first ever pattern of the famous briquet, with a hussar type hilt made of two pieces. This is one of the first of this model. The blade is a rare example, having all of... Continue Reading →

Blackjack Walking Stick – 300$ CAD

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 →

Solingen cane sword – 100$ CAD

For sale, this cane sword made with a sharpened foil blade made in Solingen. This cane probably dates from the mid 19th century. The shaft is of bamboo, which is split in some places. The blade does not go completely in the scabbard, but this could be fixed with a bit of work, hence the low... Continue Reading →

Sold- 18th century Indian Tulwar

For sale, this very nice example of a wootz steel Indian tulwar, most probably made in the 18th century.  The blade is in the style of a shamshir, and the sabre was confiscated from Indian soldiers fleeing to Nepal after the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The sharp blade has some pitting, but the wootz pattern... Continue Reading →

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