Late 18th century smallsword

For sale this example of a mourning smallsword, usually carried as the name implies during the first times of a mourning. This cut steel hilt is profusely decorated with steel beads on wires. Some are missing, though this not distract significantly. The blade is rather short, but does not appear to have been shortened. There... Continue Reading →

Prussian rural police sabre

This sabre was made in 1888 for a rural police officer linked ot the Prussian army. It is an uncommon model of great quality. The assembly is extremely solid, with all the proof marks down to the peen. The pipeback blade is in excellent shape, as is the scabbard. PRICE: 400$ + shipping (contact me for... 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 – German fighting knife

Also known as the boot knife, this type of blade was introduced in WW1 and continued to be used in WW2. This particular example is of the single edged clip point variant, and probably dates from WW2. It is in pristine condition, with only some of the scabbard's paint missing. These knives are relatively rare, as... Continue Reading →

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