Sold – 17th century Walloon hilt cutlass/dussack

This is a rare opportunity to own an early 17th century piece likely German made in the "Walloon hilt" style. While most Walloon hilted swords have straight broad blades, this specific example differs by its short sabre blade, while retaining the pierced steel guard and thumb ring typical of an early Walloon. The guard is... Continue Reading →

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Sold – Napoleonic infantry hanger

This sword was likely made during the Napoleonic wars and includes elements that can be found in many different sabres from the french army. The handle is an interesting mix of the design of an Imperial Guard briquet and an An IX cavalry officer sabre. This sword was likely carried by an infantry officer as no official... Continue Reading →

Sold – An XI French Briquet – marked

The briquet is one of the most iconic sabres produced during the First Empire. It equipped all line infantry soldiers and was used as a weapon and a tool. This particular example is an An XI pattern (1802) and still shows some of its original marks. The spine is marked Manufacture Impériale, and while unfortunately... Continue Reading →

Sold – Bulova Indian battle Axe

The bulova is a typical form of Indian battle axe which was used for several centuries. This example is of a very rudimentary design but surprisingly lightweight, with a very simple blade which retains some edge and a roughly shaped wooden shaft. It dates possibly from the 19th century. The brass wire is probably not... Continue Reading →

Sold – 1908 British Cavalry sword

The 1908 is one of the most famous swords for having been used in the First World War, and being one of the last swords created for combat. Although usually used by troopers, this particular one might have been used by an officer, judging by the cut down scabbard's rings. This is a practice that... Continue Reading →

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