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29 USD eBook subscription - Swords of Honor & Regulation
Swords of Honoor and Regulation by Kevin Hoffman - a photographic aid to identification and variations of U.S. and C.S. Swords

$125.00 CAD P. 1907 SWORD BAYONET
P. 1907 SWORD BAYONET: Maker: Wilkinson. Dated Sept. 1917. The scabbard is Australian, ORANGE ARSENAL.
V.G. (BCB-B235)
$125.00SOLD

$145.00 CAD P.1907 SWORD BAYONET
P.1907 SWORD BAYONET: Maker: Wilkinson. Dated NOV. 1918. The pommel is stamped “T.” over 4 DORS (4th Co. DORSET) over “405” (Gun No.). VG+
(BCB-B235)$145.00SOLD

$150.00 CAD BLACK PATENT LEATHER SWORD BAYONET FROG
BLACK PATENT LEATHER SWORD BAYONET FROG. Circa 1850.
Probably for a Volunteer rifle regiment. 8 3/8 inch long x 4 1/8 inch
wide. The small portion of joined leather has broken off at the mouth.
V.G. (Similar to BBF-447) $150.00SOLD

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£78 German WW2 War Merit Cross Medal With Swords
This award was created by German dictator Adolf Hitler in 1939 as a successor to the non-combatant Iron Cross which was used in earlier wars (same medal but with a different ribbon). The award was graded the same as the Iron Cross: War Merit Cross Second Class, War Merit Cross First Class, and Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross. The award had two variants: with swords given to soldiers for excep....

$175.00 CAD CHINESE DOUBLE SWORD (SHUANG DAO)
CHINESE DOUBLE SWORD (SHUANG DAO) : Circa 1900. Brass mounted with floral engraving. Simulated fish-skin covering. 16 inch principal blade, 12 inch secondary blade. VG
$175.00SOLD

140.00 USD DUMMY JAPANESE SWORD, KATANA
Wood, finely crafted to mimic the original with moko form guard. 39 3/4” overall. Almost certainly made for theatrical use, and therefore, almost certainly for use in Madame Butterfly which premiered in 1904. Fine lacquer finish, now with storage chips, which would glisten in the stage lights. At the time, there were many thousands of live performance theaters with millions of props, nearly all ....

145.00 USD PHILIPPINES SHORT SWORD
Insurrection period C.1899. 19 5/8” wedge section blade forged with some surface flaws indicative of the urgency of the need for weapons. Horn hilt with stylized human head pommel and broad iron base ferrule. Horn with light tool finish and age graining. Ferrule with smooth brown patina.

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£100 Very Good WW2 German Army Sword Portepee
The portepee consists of; a flat strap, interwoven free slide, metal alloy based stem, crown and ball. The portepee is wood based and wrapped in silver/aluminum wire threads. The slide and strap are leather with stitched silver/aluminum wire threads. The bottom has a flat recessed hole.

165.00 USD AUSTRIAN REVOLUTION OF 1848-49 ADAPTED WEAPON. AUSTRIAN JAGER SWORD BAYONET
27 7/8" total length with broad, straight, broad fullered blade on regimentally marked curved bolster. 4" socket, the base ring and locking ring removed in its working life. It almost surely was mounted on a haft and used during the Revolution of 1848 which resulted in the abolition of serfdom in Austria, Dark with spotty rust growth. The forward half of the blade with heavy pitting.

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£110 1888 Pattern Lee Metford Boer War Bayonet MkI, Type 2
Type 2With scarce non regulation scabbard.2 Rivet hilt. With scabbard. Good condition for age all usual British acceptance marks

175.00 USD MAU MAU TERRORIST'S SWORD SEME
1952-1960. Good example made from heavy iron stock secured from the colonial farmers, probably from a piece of farm equipment. 13 3/4" spatulate blade of flat stock with carefully beveled/sharpened edges. The grip wrapped in stitched skin. The scabbard of classic form with dished throat and stretched bright red hide covering (one small hole as made). Interesting example of these which are always o....

175.00 USD AMERICAN PRIVATE PURCHASE SWORD C.1850
Pattern popular with state militias. Peterson #11. Unusual example with one piece bronze hilt with bow tie form guard, stars & bars quillon block, helmet form pommel and reeded grip. 19 1/2” straight d.e. blade marked GERMANY with maker's mark to the forte. Minor staining to the blade and hilt. Perhaps made under the pressure of the Civil War. The US standard 1840 pattern musician's ....

185.00 USD MAU MAU TERRIORISTS SWORD SEME
The classic sword of the Masai and Kukuyu, this example dating 1952-60, identified by its iconic red hide covered grip and scabbard and its 15 3/8” spatulate blade fashioned from a stolen farm implement, worked to shape and stone finished. Shrunk hide covered grip in the emblematic Mau Mau red color. Red hide covered scabbard with small metal ring tip. Few small shrink cracks to the hide, but th....

185.00 USD ASHANTI SLAVERS SWORD C.1850-70
Similar form but much larger with 23 1/2" clipped point blade marked JOSEPH BEAL & SONS SHEFFIELD. Beal is recorded working in 1876. Two piece horn grip secured with four large rivets. Grip deteriorated with loss the base both sides, left side flaking and delaminated, the right with some original polished finish remaining. Blade shows smooth mottled dark patina both sides. Virtually unparallel....

185.00 USD MASAI SWORD SEME
Good early example with well forged medially ridged spatulate blade, 18 3/8" length. Cylindrical hide wrapped grip. Blade shows very light tool finish. Grip with light surface encrustation. Traditional example predating those of the mid-century which were fashioned from salvaged auto and farm equipment, particularly leaf springs.

£125 Spainish Navaja knife
A Spainish Navaja knife

A Spainish Navaja knife. 16&157; overall, 7&157;large folding leaf shaped blade. Blade engraved with trailing foliage. Cow horn scales with brass mounts ,spring locking bar.
Early fighting knife, the typical weapons of the Spanish guerrillas in the Peninsular war
C1800
Sleepy condition
  Images courtesy of West Street Antiques (http://www.antiquearmsanda....


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£125 Austrian Mannlicher Cavalry Bayonet Model 1895 Regimentally marked
Used by the Austrian Empire in WW1. The sole difference between this and the common standard type [for infantry] is the inclusion of the rifle´s foresight which surmounts the crossguard. Condition is very good. Exhibiting the Austrian cutting edge upwards feature that other countries do not have. Wood grips with two rivets.Combat marks to right grip. In it´s original all steel scabbard....

$250.00 CAD IMPERIAL GERMAN INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD
IMPERIAL GERMAN INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD circa 1880. Solid brass hilt with brass wire wrapped grip. V.G.
$250.00
SOLD

$250.00 CAD MASONIC SWORD
MASONIC SWORD: The 29 ½ inch blade is excellent. Brass hilt, wire-bound leather covered grip is excellent. Used by the Inner Guard or Tyler (Outer Guard)
$250.00

£130 FRENCH 1866 CHASSEPOT BAYONET MATCHING NUMBERS
A good clean example of this popular French bayonet by St Etienne with matching numbers

57cm (22.5) T section yataghan shaped blade marked with French inspection and acceptance marks and makers name on back.

Rear curved quillon marked with ball finial. Brass hilt. Stamped F 77317

Maker: ST Etienne August 1874

Bright metal scabbard number 77317

Blade and hilt are very clean with no rus....


$199 USD Victorian Era Copy of European Broadsword
Hilt of forged steel with recurved quillons. Textile covered
wood grip (worn); later brass pommel. Diamond-section 37" blade. Overall
length 47". Good condition, showing age and wear.

TCC5 $199

200GBP British William IV Infantry Officer sword
Blade 32" Width 7⁄8" light staining¸ no etching or makers marks. Please email for any other images.

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£140 American WW1 Rifle Bayonet, Re-Issued to British Home Guard WW2.
In excellent order with frog mount. Made by Remington. The pattern of bayonet that was continually used in WW2 by the British Home Guard.

$275.00 CAD MPERIAL GERMAN INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD
MPERIAL GERMAN INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD: Circa WWI. Brass hilt with silver wire-bound fish-skin grip is excellent. The 28 inch blade is also excellent with beautifully etched panels on each side. Brass mounted black leather scabbard. The drag has been somewhat damaged, otherwise excellent overall. VG+
$275.00SOLD

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£145 19th Century ´Russian´ Hand Held Adapted Sword Bayonet
Probably a socket bayonet for the Imperial Russian 1856 M. Jeager Rifle. Adapted with a turned walnut handle to create a hand held, thrusting sword, ideal for close combat action without it´s rifle. Possibly for use in conjunction with a pistol. An ingenious and effective method of creating a hand effective bayonet that without such a fitting would be a redundant weapon without it´s ri....

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£145 Most Scarce German WW2 Officer´s Sword Bag.
Original bag made by the swordmakers for officer´s to transit their swords on campaign. Very good condition overall for age. Brushed cotton with grey cotton piping. Made with a single hole to one side for the scabbard ring mount protrusion. Universal size for all patterns. 40 inches long overall.

$295.00 CAD P.1887 MK III SWORD BAYONET
P.1887 MK III SWORD BAYONET for the MK IV Martini Henry. Nepalese characters on the cross-guard and scabbard throat. These were used to the renowned
Gurkhas. Made by Wilkinson. Dated 1889. Grips V.G. Blade V.G.+ (BCB-B207)
$295.00SOLD

$300.00 CAD JAPANESE NAVAL SWORD BLADE “KAI-GUNTO”
JAPANESE NAVAL SWORD BLADE “KAI-GUNTO”: 26 ½ inch blade with 8 ⅛ inch tang. The tang is stamped with the Toyokawa Naval Arsenal mark of an anchor in a circle. Nice polish to the blade, however, there are some light scratches and stains. The temper line is still faintly visible. VG
$300.00SOLD

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£155 Very Good FN Model 1949 SLR Rifle Bayonet
In excellent condition. A contract was ordered by the Belgian government starting with thirty test rifles on May 12, 1949, received on August 31, 1949, and made a second larger order for 100 test rifles delivered by December 12, 1949. The Belgians would make a contract for production of the SAFN 1949 rifle on August 24, 1950 for 6000 rifles in caliber .30-06 Springfield. The Belgians designated th....

235.00 USD MALAY SHORT SWORD KELWANG
15 1/4” blade of heavily textured (pamir) mechanical damascus steel. The tip of indented rounded form. Wood hilt with stylized flower bud pommel and swelled base. The wood with glossy patina from use. Blade with fine pattern and no rust damage.

235.00 USD SOMALI SHORT SWORD
Late 19th century dating to the successful repulsion of British colonial military intrusion. The Dervish were led by Muhammad Abdulla Hassan, named Emir and supported by the Ottoman Turks and Germans. 15 3/4" d.e. blade of the typical asymmetrical form. Shows original tool finish and bright surface, a few isolated black pitting spots. Built up hilt with large black horn segments flanking brass and....

245.00 USD GOOD EARLY MALAY SHORT SWORD
12 7/8" wedge section spear point blade with base relived for two hand use, gray with original tool finish. Scalloped top lobed wood grip with fine patina. Two piece scabbard with original split cane bands intact. S shaped side lug with tattered belt loop. Scabbard and hilt with fine patina and honest age encrustation.

245.00 USD EAGLE HEAD SHORT SWORD
19th century. 27” slabside s.e blade with spatulate tip. Plateed bronze hilt with recurved foliate guard and eagle head pomme. Diced dark horn grips secured with three rivets. German made for the unique conditions in South America, Central America and Mexico and used both by the military and civilians. This example likely made for the Mexican marke. Hilt DG with a few bruises and the platiung mo....

245.00 USD SUDANESE DAGGER/SHORT SWORD, MAHDIST WAR, C.1880’S
Dagger form but exceptional proportions. 20 3/8” length. Medially ridged blade with hammer finish. The edges with fine parallel hatched bands. The elongated hide covered grip in two stages for two hand use. That feature is unique in our experience, a manifestation of the fanaticism of the Mahdist and Dervish. Hide covered scabbard with transverse bands and tassel. Large belt loop for the waist s....

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£165 Turkish M.1874 Peabody Bayonet, Souvenir of Gallipoli 1917
This is the US made sabre bayonet for scarce Turkish M.1874 Martini-Peabody. Single edged yataghan style blade. Original black leather grips with diamond checkering (scarce, most of these bayonets usually have Turkish replacement wooden grips). The original US manufacturers marks are clearly visible with the H mark on cross guard and a stylized W stamped into the obverse ricasso.

These bayone....

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£165 Ross Rifle Bayonet Of WW1 Used In The Canadian Army
With Canadian ordnance stamps. The Ross rifle was a straight-pull bolt action .303 inch-calibre rifle produced in Canada from 1903 until 1918.
The Ross Mk.II (or "model 1905") rifle was highly successful in target shooting before WWI, but the close chamber tolerances, lack of primary extraction and overall length made the Mk.III (or "1910") Ross rifle unsuitable for the condit....

£165 sheath knife by James Dixon with Thistle grip
A sheath knife by James Dixon with Thistle grip

 A sheath knife by James Dixon with Thistle grip.12&157; overall,72 blade ,clip point James Dixon & Son Sheffield England. Chequered horn grip, German silver ferrule. In its original leather scabbard.
C1870
Rare knife in worn condition, scabbard belt loop missing.
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£165 British Basket-Hilted Swords: A Typology of Basket-Type Sword Hilts
Hardcover

by Cyril Mazansky. The phrase basket-type hilts refers to a large group of hilts which provide a degree of protection to the hand and wrist. Basket-hilted swords have featured prominently among British military edged weapons over the past five centuries, from the Wars of the Roses in the mid fifteenth century to the period immediately after the second Boer War of the early twentieth ....

$325.00 CAD INDIAN PULWAR
INDIAN PULWAR: Circa 1800-1850. Iron hilt, note the ring on the pommel for a wrist strap. The 30 ¼ inch blade is very nice. VG TIRRI PG.324,
$325.00

$260 antique kris sword
old phillippines kris sword

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£175 French 1892 WW1 Manlicher Bertier Rifle Sword Bayonet & Frog
A scarce and collectable bayonet of WW1. The Berthier carbine was a French Bolt-action 8mm carbine which saw service with the French army during the First World War and limited action during the Second World War in all branches of French service other than the infantry. The occasional use, outside of France, of the term "Mannlicher" to designate weapons of the Berthier system is due to t....

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£175 French Model 1874 "Gras" Sword Bayonet
This bayonet, made at St Etienne in 1878, was the last of the French "sword-type" bayonets. It was manufactured to fit the French Model 1874 "Gras" Infantry Rifle, basically a refinement of the Model 1866 Chassepot Infantry Rifle. The "Gras" was manufactured from 1874 to about 1885.
The French wars during the useful "life-span" of this bayonet were:
Sino-....

265.00 USD MANDINGO SABER
Second half of the 19th century. 23 5/8" slightly curved triple fullered blade reforged from a machete. Shows dark patina and scattered light to medium pitting throughout. Finely worked leather covered hilt and scabbard, both with bands of woven split cane and leather in contrasting colors. The scabbard bands on raised segments flanked by incised striped leather. Leather complete and sound with a ....

$350.00 CAD BRITISH
BRITISH P.1856/58 VOLUNTEER SWORD BAYONET: Maker: J.E. Bleckmann of Solingen for the P.1856 and P.1858 Short Rifles. Also used on the Snider Short Rifle. His trade mark of a bow, although faint, can still be seen. Interestingly, the bow is inlaid in gold or brass. Some scratches on the blade with some staining. Bleckmann was also an Exporter to the U.S. for the Civil War, see Pg. 63 of European Ba....

$350.00 CAD BRITISH P.1885 CAVALRY TROOPER’S PRACTICE SWORD
BRITISH P.1885 CAVALRY TROOPER’S PRACTICE SWORD: Maker MOLE. Birmingham Proofs. 33 ½ inch blade. Rounded tip, some small nicks on the edge. Leather grips are excellent. The guard is stamped to the 18th Hussars with issue stamps of June 1926
(cancelled) and Nov. 1927. These issue Pattern Troopers Swords were re-cycled from damaged or obsolete patterns and used for training. RO....

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£180 Good WW2 Japanese Arisaka Bayonet
The Type 30 bayonet, sanjunen-shiki juken, was a bayonet designed for the Imperial Japanese Army to be used with the Arisaka Type 30 Rifle and was later used on the Type 38 and Type 99 rifles. It remained in front-line use from the Russo-Japanese War to the end of World War II. The Type 30 Bayonet was a single-edged sword bayonet with a 400 millimetres (15.75 in) blade and an overall length of 514....

275.00 USD ANTIQUE/VINTAGE CUP HILT RAPIER
Spanish C.1650 style. Brass or bronze hilt with radially pierced scalloped edge cup, knight's head pommel and wire wrapped grip. Good quality 38 1/2” medially fullered blade. Good genuine patina throughout with particularly nice gray staining to the blade as found on period originals. Excellent display.

275.00 USD CLASSIC AMERICAN THEATRICAL SWORD
19th-early 20th century, the age of small town theaters which was replaced by silent movies by WWI. 37 3/4” length with 32 1/2” blade, unedged, but tapered as seldom encountered. Two piece cruciform bronze hilt. Good century old age patina. An excellent decorative display sword with an interesting history, likely having served in hundreds of presentations from Shakespeare to Puccini.

275.00 USD YORUBA WOMANS BRASS DANCE SWORD
More spatulate form with darker patina and light surface encrustation. Chiseled with geometric bands and panels including animal figure to the middle. 18 1/8".

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