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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Sold – Solingen cane sword

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 →

Sold- French Officer Smallsword

This example of an officer smallsword of the 1767 pattern is equipped with an extra large blade, visibly similar to an "épée de soldat" blade. It is possible that this would be an early version for which the armourer reused remaining blades from the previous 1680 pattern. The blade has an hollow grind, making it... Continue Reading →

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