SOLD – Mensurschläger sword

This is a typical example of a schläger for mensur, a type of dueling that is practiced in certain German fraternities seeking to cut your opponent's face while protecting your own. This sword has some rust on the blade and patina on the guard, but would clean up nicely. It is missing the rope of... Continue Reading →

SOLD – Italian M1938 Carcano Bayonet

This is an original "second model" 1938 Carcano bayonet made for the Italian army. The first model had an unusual folding blade, which was judged unpractical. The second model was then made with a fixed blade and crossguard. This example is in great shape, with the original bluing nearly intact. SOLD

SOLD – German K98 Bayonet

In great shape with old gun oil on blade. No apparent makers mark on the bayonet, but the scabbard is marked "cul" which is the code for E.Pack & S and was made in 1941. Price: SOLD

SOLD- 1897 British Infantry Officer Picket Sword

This is a good example of a classic 1897 pattern from Edward VII's reign. The sword is in near pristine condition, with a flew blemishes that would polish out easily. The tip has a bit of pitting and is slightly squared.Made by Weyersberg Kirschbaum & Cie between 1901 and 1910. SOLD

SOLD – Cuban officer sabre

This sabre was likely made around 1935 to 1940 for an officer of the Republic of Cuba. The inscription Ejército Constitucional refers to the national army, who took this name in 1935. Interestingly, the inscription on the reverse was scrubbed off, possibly following a change of government. This sword is in near pristine condition, with... Continue Reading →

SOLD – 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 →

SOLD – German Aushilfungsäbel WW1 era

This peculiar sabre was made around WW1 in Austria but destined for German use. It sports an early synthetic grip, not unlike the 1889 German cavalry sabre, but with a much more minimal knuckle guard. The grip is in good shape, except for wear damage on one side. The montmorency type blade is in very... Continue Reading →

SOLD – Silver and Ivory Smallsword

This is a great example of a late smallsword made around the second half of the 19th century in Germany. The hilt is silver, or silver plated and the grip is made of ivory, a very unusual material. The hilt and guard are very elaborately decorated. The blade is blued on the foible with remnants... Continue Reading →

SOLD – 1822 French Light Cavalry Sabre

This 1822 trooper sabre was made in 1877 in Chatellerault and probably used at least until 1887 when the one ring scabbard was introduced for this pattern. This sword had its point shortened and resharpened sometime in its life. The scabbard is slightly bent, but the blade is straight. The sword was rehilted and soldered... Continue Reading →

SOLD – 1804 British Cutlass

For sale, this very nice example of a staple of naval warfare: the 1804 British cutlass. The 1804 was produced until 1814, but continued to be carried aboard ships of the Royal Navy until its replacement by the 1845 pattern, no doubt owning to its extremely simple and resilient construction.This 1804 has had a full... Continue Reading →

SOLD – 1750 Cut Steel Smallsword

For sale this very nice example of a gentleman smallsword from the mid 18th century. The hilt is decorated in a nice cut steel fashion, with coiled silver wire on copper plate. The blade is a classical triangular or carrelet shape, a bit worn down but still quite nice. Minimal pitting along the blade, the... Continue Reading →

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