SOLD – 1767 French Grenadier briquet

The 1767 is the first pattern of the famous briquet sabre which equipped French grenadiers, light infantry soldiers as well as musicians and line infantry sergeants. This pattern was of course used during the French Revolution, but also by French troops serving in the American Revolution. This specific example had a very active life, as... Continue Reading →

SOLD – Spanish Machete Reglamentario

These weapons are often known as Cuban machetes, and come with a variety of blades and hilts. They are particularly famous for having been used during the Cuban war of independence, but were issued to various officers serving in the Americas. This particular model was probably made in Germany, and bears the number 877. IT... 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 →

Sold- Steel French smallsword ca.1750

This smallsword is a perfect example of the 18th century gentleman dueling sword. The slender blade is carried effortlessly in the hand and is incredibly fast and agile. The steel hilt is not the fanciest material for a hilt, but it is assuredly the sturdiest. The triangular blade bears some baroque engravings at the forte... Continue Reading →

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