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$750.00 USD SWEDISH/NORWEGIAN INFANTRY OFFICERS SWORD C.1860-70
Gilt hilt with integral back strap and lion head pommel-excellent, near all original gold remaining. Broad knuckle bow with raised rococo foliage decoration, high relief arms of Sweden over crowned C cipher, Charles XV (1859-1872). Wire wrapped leather co... (read more)

£480.00 19th Century City of London Court sword with its Leather scabbard. Overall length 37 inches. Good condition. Ref 6730
*** Please mention OldSwords.com when contacting this dealer. *** An Unusual 19th Century brass mounted court sword. The brass shell guard finely engraved with the arms of the city of London. Complete with its original brass mounted leather scabbard. The blade still retaining some engraving. Overall length 37 inches. Good condition. Ref 6730.
This is an antique sword and is sold as a collectors....

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£475 Simply Fascinating Early 1870´s Early Workers ´Benevolent Union´ Sword
From the Ancient Order of United Workmen [of America and Canada]. Gilt bronze hilt with ebonized wooden grip. Eagle helmet mounted pommel. Fully etched blade with owner´s and maker´s name. Owned and made for Fred Wedell, and made in Buffalo, New York. The A.O.U.W. was a fraternal workers association that was founded in 1868, just after the American Civil War. The order began when John ....

£475 Hunting Sword With Brass Hilt Dating to Circa 1750

 
An attractive, probably French, cast brass hilted hunting sword dating to circa 1750. The hilt consists of a cross guard plate from which extends a downward facing drop shaped rear quillon, a shellguard and a knuckle bow, which rises to fix into the pommel cap.  The grip is of spirally fluted hardwood. A brass ferrule is mounted at the base of the grip.  The shellguard, quillon, pom....

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£475 Most Unusual 19th Century British Sword Stick For A Retired Fusilier
This is extraordinarily unusual. A sword stick with it´s haft completely covered in wound and lacquered string with Turk´s Head knots, spirals and banding. The handle is shaped like a bird of paradise and it´s plumage is a British regimental shako fusilier´s plume. The blade is long, single edged. The plume can be unscrewed for regular use.

£475 Indian Matchlock musket
An Indian Matchlock musket

An Indian Matchlock musket 73&157; overall, 54&157; round barrel slightly swamped at muzzle with upright rear sight. Iron lockplate with matchlock dog blade trigger underneath. Plain hardwood full stock. Barrel retained with copper bands. C1800.
Quite good condition for age.
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£475 BRITISH 1822(54) INFANTRY OFFICERS SWORD WILKINSON - NAMED - VICTORIAN
82cm (32) Slightly curved, single fullered blade with flat back and spear point. The blade double edged for the last 10. The blade heavily etched on both sides with the crowned Royal cipher for Victoria and scrolling foliage. On the one side the makers name and Prince of Wales appointment mark, and on the other a circular brass proof mark. The back of the blade is numbered 14062

Brass gothic sty....


£475 BRITISH 1827 PATTERN RIFLE BRIGADE MILITARY POLICE OFFICERS SWORD
82cm (32.25) straight blackened single fullered blade with spear point double edged for the last 10. The blade is etched on one side with the crowned MP Badge above the Royal Cypher for Victoria (VRI post 1877) scrolling foliage, and the makers name, and on the other with the crowned Royal Cypher and scrolling foliage and a brass proof mark.

Gothic steel hilt with the crowned bugle with the ini....


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£475 19th Century Long Prussian Cavalry Sabre By Alex Coppel of Solingen
This is a very fine quality cavalry sabre, made by Alex Coppel of Solingen [his scales armourer´s mark is present on the blade forte]. The hilt is three bar, in brass, with a carved horn grip. Likely from around 1840 to 1860. This is a most unusual form of sabre, similar to many, but identical to nothing quite we have seen with a very distinctive forward slant to the pommel.

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£475 Koto Era Samurai Katana Sword Guard Tsuba, Circa 1500
In iron with inlaid clan mon in brass, depicting many swastika symbols. An most interesting and ancient piece of Samurai history. Although today, we look at brass as an inexpensive and common metal. In ancient times, brass was highly prized until the technology of mass-producing it was invented.
The yellow colour of brass resembles gold but brass is much harder and more durable. Before its use o....

£475 BRITISH 1822(54) PATTERN HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY SWORD - VICTORIAN
82cm (32.25) slightly curved single fullered blade with spear point double edged for the last 8. The blade is etched on one side with a crowned cannon, and on the other Durham IV Artillery, and the Makers name. On both sides is a stand of two crossed flags and scrolling foliage.

Gothic steel hilt with the flaming grenade of the Honourable Artillery Companyin a central cartouche. Steel back piece....


$735.00 USD US M.18121 ARTILLERY OFFICER'S SWORD
Brass hilt of standard pattern, Peterson #101, with Brass hilt and fine diced bone grips. 30 3/4" straight broad fullered blade Blued first half with scrolling ends and etched with scrolling foliage and military trophies including stars & bars splay. Blue... (read more)

€650  Infantry Officer’s sabre. Phrygian cap on the hilt. Spain, 1st Republic (1873 – 1874)
Description: Brass hilt, with knuckleguard, two side bars, full backstrap, folding inner guard and rear quillion. A Phrygian Cap is featured on the front, on top of the Coat-of-Arms of Spain flanked by four banners. Wooden grip covered in fish skin and bound with twisted copper wire. Curved blade, with its first half covered in decorative engravings. Iron scabbard.

Conservation: Good. Worn eng....

€650 Provincial Militia Officer’s dress sword. Spain, circa 1825.
Description: Brass hilt, featuring knuckleguard, rear quillion and front shell decorated with the anagram “PS” surrounded by a wreath of palm and oak branches. Grip of rectangular section, decorated with a crowned fleur-de-lis in an oval medallion. Straight blade of flattened diamond section.

Conservation: Good. Some stains and light pitting on the blade.

Overall Length: 97 c....

$725.00 USD FRENCH M.1829 (OR US M.1840) LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER
Both identical, as the US model was copied directly from French originals. This example is completely unmarked but for a stamped 49 on the knuckle bow. The lack of arsenal and ordnance marks, which are particularly profuse on French arms, suggest manufact... (read more)

$725.00 USD COLONIAL AMERICAN SWORD STICK
Made from a natural branch with the bark on. The grip from a swelled knot, inset with oval silver escutcheons for a wrist thong. 26 1/8” straight s.e. narrow fullered wedge section blade as used on early 18th century smallswords. The forte etched, blued a... (read more)

$725.00 USD AMERICAN EAGLE POMMEL OFFICER'S SWORD C.1830
Bronze hilt, originally gilt with considerable heavy gold to the protected underside of the shell guard. Ribbed bone grip (one tiny chip). 29 3/8" spadroon form blade decorated with a display of arms flanked by foliage each side. The forte with German mak... (read more)

$725.00 USD DUTCH NAVAL CUTLASS
Napoleonic Wars period C.1790-95. 19 3/4" slightly curved wedge section blade shows forged construction with lamination line along the edge. Otherwise smooth with some scattered pitting speckles to the forte. Brass hilt with loop side guard and beaked pom... (read more)

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£465 18th Century Moghal Sword, of the Battle of Plassey 1757
Apparently, through family legend, captured at the Battle of Plassey by a British Officer, and bought back as a war souvenir. The Battle of Plassey was an East India Company victory over the Nawab of Bengal and his French allies, establishing Company rule in India and British rule over much of South Asia for the next 190 years. The battle took place on 23 June 1757 at Palashi, West Bengal, on the ....

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£465 Scarce French Medical Officer´s Sword Crimean War Franco Prussian War Era
Épée réglementaire Française des Services de Santé. Officer sword, gilt brass guard, horn wired grip, shell guard with the caduceus in a leaves coronet, double-edged blade, iron scabbard with one carrying ring. Very good condition overall. The health services of the French army and navy were set up by Louis XIV with the 17 January 1708 edict which established royal doctors....

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£465 Very Good Third Reich German WW2 Sword. Nickle Plated and Black Grip
The black celluloid gripped sword was, due to it´s silver and black colour combination, that perfectly complimented the black and silver livery of the SS, the pattern of German sword adopted by early SS officers, before they were granted their dedicated pattern of sword in 1936. There are numerous surviving original photographs of SS officer´s wearing the very same pattern of sword.

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£465 WW1 Royal Naval Officer´s Sword, Used, The Battle of Jutland
By an officer on battle cruiser HMS Lion. The exterior is very nice and most attractive. The blade is fully etched with overall areas of pitting throughout. A historical vintage sword used in WW1 by an officer who served at one of the great naval engagements of the 20th century. The Battle of Jutland (German: Skagerrakschlacht) was a naval battle by the British Royal Navy´s Grand Fleet (whic....

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£465 Good and Scarce Antique Malaysian Kampilan Sword
The standard kampílan is a type of single-edged long sword, used in the Philippine islands of Mindanao, Visayas, and Luzon. This unusual variant has a long 33.5 inch double edged blade more reminiscant of a European broadsword.

The kampílan has a distinct profile, with the tapered blade being much broader and thinner at the point than at its base, sometimes with a protruding spikelet ....

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£465 Good Early Victorian Bamboo Sword Cane Circa 1840
With excellent patina and and a good elegant and narrow 18th century single edged rapier type blade. Silver loop ferrules, and knop pommel. A great conversational piece, and one can ponder over of the kind of gentleman who would have required such a piece of personal defense paraphernalia. Although one likes to think that jolly old Victorian England had a London full of cheerful cockneys and ladd....

$895.00 CAD BRITISH ROYAL ENGINEER’S P.1857 OFFICER’S SWORD
BRITISH ROYAL ENGINEER’S P.1857 OFFICER’S SWORD: Maker: “HOBSON & SONS, LITTLE WINDMILL ST., LONDON” etched on the left
ricasso. Hobson worked at this address from 1884 to 1886. Etched on the left side of the blade is a Victorian Crown over a flaming grenade over a cartouche bearing the words “CHESHIRE 1ST ENGR VOLTRS” over “VR”. The r....

$715.00 USD ENGLISH OFFICER'S SMALLSWORD C.1780-85
Iron hilt with oval guard, faceted grip and faceted urn form pommel with acorn terminal. Each element decorated with a pattern of faceted studs (just one missing). 30” hollow face triangular blade finely decorated with scrolling foliage and a splay of fla... (read more)

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£455 Antique Mandingo Slave and Gold Traders Sword With Tattoo Skin Sheath
A slave and gold traders weapon. The Manding (Mandingo) are West African people. Their traditional sword comprises a sabre like blade, guardless leather grip and scabbard with exquisite leather work. This example is a regular sized example yet of very nice quality and finely tattooed.16 inches long curved blade, leather grip and leather scabbard with leaf shaped widening tip, entirely tooled tatto....

$875.00 CAD BRITISH P.1845 INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD
BRITISH P.1845 INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD: MAKER: RAVENSCROFT, CONDUIT ST. LONDON. Victorian cartouche in the brass hilt with the rose shamrock and thistle, incorporated into the Cypher in the early 1850’s. The hilt retains the original black leather liner which was abolished sometime between 1872 and 1874. The hilt retains most of the original gold wash. The wire-bound fish-skin grip i....

$875.00 CAD BRITISH P.1796 INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD BLADE
BRITISH P.1796 INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD BLADE: Blade maker: J.J. RUNKEL SOLINGEN. Beautiful blade retaining most of the original bright blue and gold. Scabbard is very good and solid, however, shrunk approximately ½ inch. Throat of scabbard engraved “PRATER & SON CHARING CROSS, LONDON. ROBSON # 131
$875.00SOLD

£450 BRITISH 1897 PATTERN ROYAL ENGINEERS OFFICERS SWORD WW1
82.5cm (32.50) straight dumbbell shaped blade rounded on the back and edge with a deep central fuller and spear point. The blade is frost etched and decorated on one side with the crowned Royal coat of Arms, scrolling foliage, and the makers name, and on the other with the Royal Engineers and winged thunderbolts and scrolling foliage, and brass circular proof mark stamped A.

Plated steel three-q....


£450.00 1822 Pattern Sword
An 1822 Pattern Infantry Officers Sword, With single edged pipe-back blade double edged towards the point, signed 'Prosser Manufacturer to the King London' lightly etched on each side with foliage and the crowned GR cypher (some staining to the blade) wire bound fish skin grip, in its brass scabbard with two suspension rings.

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£450 Pair of Decorative Japanese Sword Placques
Made from a full set of pre 1937 ShinGunto Officer sword fittings [complete with tsuka and ´bulls blood´ red lacquered wooden saya] that have been cut in two, equally, from ´bow to stern´ and mounted on two dark brown lacquered wooden panels. A very attractive, imaginative and most pleasing decorative effect has thus been achieved.

£450 BRITISH 1827 RIFLE REGIMENT OFFICERS SWORD
82cm (32) Slightly curved single fullered blade with spear point. The blade is etched with the crowned royal cypher for Victoria and on the reverse the strung bugle horn, foliate and acanthus leaf decorations. Makers name and brass proof disc.

Steel gothic style hilt with the crowned bugle horn in a cartouche, backpiece and stepped pommel with flattened circular tang button. Fishskin grip with s....


£450 BRITISH 1822(54) INFANTRY OFFICERS SWORD VICTORIAN
This sword has been SOLD and is not available for Sale.

82cm (32.25) slightly curved single fullered blade with flat back and spear point. The blade double edged for the last 11. The blade heavily frost etched on both sides with the crowned Royal cipher for Victoria and scrolling foliage. On the one side the makers name and on the other a circular brass proof mark S stamped over W.

Brass g....


£450.00 Early Hanger
An Early Military Hanger, Circa 1725-50. With slightly curved single edged blade, cut with a slender fuller along the back edge and stamped with Military inspection marks and TG makers mark. regulation brass hilt, wooden grip (some remnants of original wire binding remain at the pommel end). Brass hilted hangers with the depressed heart-shaped guard are often mistakenly called the '1742 Patter....

£450 BRITISH 1821 LIGHT CAVALRY OFFICERS SWORD GEORGE III
90cm (35.5) pipebacked slighty curved blade with quill point. The blade is etched on both sides with the crowned royal Cipher for George III with a laurel leaf motif. At some point the blade has been sharpened probably for combat use.

Stirrup hilt with outer curved knuckle guard and long curved quillon. Flattened beak shaped pommel. Fishskin grip with silver wire. At some point the normal three ....


$695.00 BRITISH 1822 INFANTRY OFFICER'S SWORD WILLIAM IV PERIOD
This British 1822 Pattern infantry officer´s sword was made in the London workshop of the famed English cutler John Prosser Sr. The sword is housed in its original steel scabbard, indicating that it belonged to a line infantry regiment adjutant officer. Steel scabbards for the line infantry adjutants were prescribed by the 30 April 1832 Adjutant-General Circular Memorandum. They were abolish....

$695.00 ENGLISH RODDA & CO. CALCUTTA MAPPIN BROTHERS BOWIE KNIFE
This rare "Mappin Brothers" "Queen´s Cutlery Works" dirk-knife was retailed by the famous firm of R.B.Rodda & Co., Calcutta, which supplied the big game hunters in India with all type of hunting and survival gear from the 1830s onward.The legendary Sheffield firm of Mappin Brothers had established the Queen´s Cutlery Works in the 1850s, a manufactory which employed ....

$695 USD French Officer









Finely cast brass hilt with large down-turned guard featuring
the French royal coat of arms of three fleur de lis in an oval surmounted by a
crown, flanked by flags and acanthus with crossed cannon below. Wide flattened
knuckleguard bearing foliage and a script "L" in an oval; connecting to the
angled pommel. Reverse scroll quillon with flower petal on its face....

695 GBP English silver hilted smallsword with brilliant decorated guard and grip and a blue and gold engraved blade. C1790

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£445 Victorian Lancashire Artillery Officer´s Sword
With steel hilt, sharkskin grip with original part wire binding, steel combat scabbard, fully etched blade with regimental name of the Lancashire Artillery, etched with the traditional artillery lightning flashes, flaming grenade and cannon. Used in the Crimean War to Boer War period.

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£445 WW2 Japanese ´Shin Gunto´ Sword Made in Java In The Occupation
Untouched in 67 years! The photos show the blade covered in hardened thick storage grease to protect it from rust. We have left this present but could easily be removed, the blade look very good underneath this crust of grease. The tang bears the merest remainder of traces of katakana script. Very likely made in Sumaran [Semerang] a Japanese Garrison on the island of Shiyawaka. It had an occupatio....

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£445 Very Good Napoleonic Original Third Pattern Brown Bess Bayonet By Hill
Used from early 1800´s, the Peninsular Campaign, the War of 1812 in America, into the Battle of Waterloo period and likely beyond into the 1840´s. A superb example, as close to excellent as one can get with a bayonet of over 200 summers. Maker marked by J Hill. J Hill was a good, recorded maker of Brown Bess bayonets for the ordnance from. The bayonet is also numbered 159, and ordnance....

$850.00 CAD IMPERIAL GERMAN CAVALRY TROOPER’S SWORD M.1889
IMPERIAL GERMAN CAVALRY TROOPER’S SWORD M.1889: Dated 1897 “ERFURT”. Maker: OTTO MERTENS, Solingen (1893-1918). Prussian Eagle in the hilt cartouche. Excellent grip, hilt and blade. The scabbard has some dents on the right side. VG+
$850.00

$850.00 CAD CANADIAN TRIALS P.1864 TROOPERS SWORD
CANADIAN TRIALS P.1864 TROOPERS SWORD: Maker: Mole, stamped on back edge by the hilt. Blade is otherwise unmarked. It is well known and documented that the major complaint of the P.1864 sword was that of the hilt which damaged the trooper’s tunics. This is a Canadian attempt to rectify that problem, by cutting away the inner edge to lessen the
chafing on the uniform. The lip of the g....

$850.00 CAD NAZI ARMY OFFICER’S SWORD
NAZI ARMY OFFICER’S SWORD: Maker: F.W. Holler, Solingen. Excellent bright blade. Grip excellent. Hilt retains much of the gold gilt.
V.G. + to EXC.
$850.00

$850.00  CAD U.S. M.1840 CAVALRY TROOPER’S SWORD
U.S. M.1840 CAVALRY TROOPER’S SWORD; Maker: P.S. JUSTICE, faintly stamped but still legible is “S.JUS”. “72” stamped on the pommel and again on the knuckle guard. Lovely bright blade retaining much of the original polish. Some small nicks on the edge. Brass hilt with brass wire wrapped leather grip is excellent.
$850.00

$850.00 CAD BRITISH P.1857 ROYAL ENGINEER’S OFFICER’S SWORD
BRITISH P.1857 ROYAL ENGINEER’S OFFICER’S SWORD: “E. THURKLE MAKER SOHO LONDON”. Beautifully etched blade with Victorian Crown over “VR” and a grenade on the left side. Winged thunder bolts with “Royal Engineers” on the right side. The HILT IS SILVER PLATED with excellent wire-bound fish-skin grip. Robson #211
$850.00SOLD

$850.00 CAD BRITISH P.1822 INFANTRY ADJUTANT OFFICER’S SWORD
BRITISH P.1822 INFANTRY ADJUTANT OFFICER’S SWORD: With Cypher of William IV (1830-1837). The Pipe-back blade is excellent with etched panels of William IV on each side. Brass hilt with folding guard and cartouche of William IV, wire-bound fish-skin grip is excellent. In April 1832, adjutants were ordered to carry a steel scabbard except at Levees, and evening dress when the brass mounted bl....

$850.00 CAD CANADIAN MILITIA P.1845 INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD
CANADIAN MILITIA P.1845 INFANTRY OFFICER’S SWORD: Retailer: Dolan & Co. St. Martins Lane, London. Post 1854 (hinged flap abolished in 1854). Brass hilt with Victorian Cypher, wire-bound fish-skin grip is excellent. The 32 ¼ inch blade is bright with some speckling “CANADIAN MILITIA” with a beaver on the right side of the blade with “VR” and Crown on the lef....

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