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 ImpĂ©riale, 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 →

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