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A good Afghan Knife, the 36cm T-back section blade with unusual watered blade with ladder pattern and dark tempered edge, the plain faceted steel mounts also of watered steel, two piece ivory grips, probably marine ivory, complete with its wood scabbard covered with black ass hide, with large chased and pierced silver chape, good condition £400-450
Sold for £700
A good North Indian or Afghan dagger, kard, the 49cm T-back section black watered blade with faint traces of arabic inscription, the mounts covered with foliate patterns applied in heavy gold koftghari, spirally ribbed horn grips, complete with its wood scabbard covered with black ass hide, simple copper chape with foliate shaped finial, some rodent damage to top of grips, scabbard a little worn, otherwise good condition £400-450
An unusual Indian dagger, Kard, 26cm T-backed blade, the copper-gilt hilt chased with floral designs and set with multi-coloured glass brilliants, the hinged pommel opening to reveal a compartment fitted for small instruments three of which remain including a knife with screw on hilt, a hooked probe and a tiny pair of folding scissors all of which are made of cut steel, wood scabbard covered with red velvet, with ornate copper-gilt top mount and...
A Japanese sword, Katana, the 69cm shinogi-zukuri koto blade of koshi-zori shape chogi-midare hamon, suriage nakago with two mekugi-ana signed katana-mei ‘Tomotsugu’, probably 16th century, copper habaki, iron sukashi tsuba pierced with pine tree design, tsuka with iron fuchi, kashira lacking, menuki in the form of vajra, in its black laquered saya, blade rubbed and with openings, fittings and saya now painted £300-350
Sold for £1,000
Three Naga spears, various lengths, the shafts with typical multi-coloured dyed hair, iron heads and pointed butt-ends, good condition overall (3) £180-220
Sold for £150
An good English silver mounted hanger, circa 1760 the 56cm slightly curved blade with double fullers, recurved quillons chased with foliage, quillon block deeply chased with hunting scenes of dogs, etc., pommel with chased stags head, fluted ferrule, fine spirally reeded green stained ivory grip, complete with its silver mounted leather scabbard the top locket chased with dogs within scrolls, the chape en-suite, the top locket also dot incribed...
Sold for £750
An English silver mounted hanger, circa 1780 the unusually long 64cm curved blade with full length double fuller to either side the silver mounted hilt with the touchmark MB for Michael Barnett, scalloped recurved quillons, the quillon block chased with a scallop en-suite, fluted pommel, spirally reeded green stained ivory grip, complete with its blind tooled black leather scabbard with silver top locket and chape, the locket dot inscribed ‘Lan...
A Continental silver hilted hanger circa 1750, the 45cm multi-fullered blade engraved with strapwork and indistinct characters, silver mounted hilt with fluted quillon block, the recurved quillons and small side guard decorated en-suite fluted ferrule and tang button, single piece ivory grip with three silver rosettes, shaped silver pommel and tang button, complete with its brown leather scabbard with matching locket and chape, tip of blade with...
Sold for £350
A French HM silver mounted hunting hanger, the 40cm fullered blade etched with scenes of the hunt and strapwork, recurved qullons cast and chased with scrolls, fluted quillon block, flat pommel, indistinct French marks, finely reeded single piece ivory grip, complete with its black leather scabbard with fluted top locket with frog-stud and matching chape, small piece of pommel lacking otherwise good condition overall £200-250
Sold for £230
A French silver hilted hunting hanger, the straight 62cm fullered blade engraved with boar and dogs, strapwork, etc., small downturned shell guard and recurved quillons, Paris mark for 1769, cowhorn grip, good condition £180-200
An interesting silver mounted hunting sword probably German, circa 1750, mounted with earlier cut down sword blade, perhaps 17th century, the 61cm straight blade with triple fullers to either side signed ‘Andria Ferara’ silver mounted hilt with small oval guard, ricasso and pas d’ane, fluted pommel and natural stag horn hilt, probably for boar hunting, good condition overall £350-400
Sold for £310
A fine and interesting presentation sword, presented by Lord Hardinge, Governor-General of India, to Admiral Robert Fitzroy, Captain of the ‘Beagle’ on Charles Darwin’s legendary voyage of discovery
the 80cm wide flat solid blade perhaps imitating an Indian tulwar blade with the proof mark of Henry Wilkinson of London struck under the langet, the blade is un-numbered and undecorated except for the short presentation inscription ‘Robert...
Sold for £4,900
A late Georgian officer’s mameluke, the 76cm curved flat solid back-edged blade by J Cooper, etched with stands of arms, fame etc within ornate foliate scrolls and within ribbon ‘J.Coopers warranted’ plain steel mounts, cross-guard with recurved quillons the foremost pierced for a chain guard now lacking, shield shaped langets, polished ebony grips with foliate steel rosettes, complete with its steel mounted scabbard with simple linear deco...
Sold for £570
An interesting mameluke hilted sword, the 80cm flat solid back-edged blade finely etched with crowned VR cypher within foliate panels, the cross guard of the pattern authorised for General Officers in 1831, ivory grips set with copper-gilt rosettes, backstrap engraved with foliage, complete with its ornate brass scabbard having three large mounts chased with sprays of leaves, etc., the central bands with oakleaves, the bottom chape pierced throu...
Sold for £430
General officer’s mameluke, 1831 pattern, curved flat solid 84cm blade, etched with crowned GVR cypher foliate scrolls crossed sword & baton, etc., retaining almost all original finish, regulation gilt mounted hilt, ivorine grips, gilt floral rosettes, complete with original gold bullion sword knot, contained in its plated steel scabbard, fine condition throughout £300-350
Sold for £500
General officer’s mameluke, 1831 pattern, the 82cm blade by Ranken & Co Calcutta, etched with crowned VR cypher crossed sword & baton floral wreaths, etc., regulation copper-gilt mounts the ecusson applied with crossed sword & baton, ivory grips, bullion sword knot, complete with its brass scabbard, blade stained and with small areas of pitting, gilding worn, ivory stained £200-250
A good quality mameluke hilted sword, probably for an equerry, the curved 82cm blade by Pulford & Co, St James’s Street, London, intricately etched with VR cypher, stand of arms, floral scrolls, etc., retaining almost all original finish, the copper-gilt hilt mounts deeply chased with foliate designs and applied with crowned VR cypher, ivory grips with floral rosettes, laddered backstrap, gold bullion sword knot, complete with its polished stee...
Sold for £520
A presentation quality mameluke, the 82cm flat solid blade by Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, London, No 59618 for 1922, etched with panels of foliage and strapwork, vacant panels to each side of blade, large ornate copper-gilt cross guard cast and chased with acanthus leaves, vacant oval sheilds to eccusson, solid single piece ivory grip deeply carved with scrolling foliage, complete with its polished steel scabbard with three large copper-gilt moun...
A scarce mameluke, for an Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, 84cm flat solid blade by Pearson Higgins & Co, London, finely etched with crowned EVIIR cypher, foliate scrolls, etc., some areas of rusting but retaining most original finish, white-metal cross guard. the eccusson with applied wreathed crown, polished horn grips set with two rosettes, backstrap engraved with floral designs, complete with its plated scabbard with crucifo...
Sold for £320
Household Cavary officer’s sword, a good 1814 pattern dress sword for an officer of the Household Cavalry, by Andrews, Pall Mall, London, the 90cm straight single edged blade undecorated but for the makers details, with two fullers each side ending close to the spear point, retaining much original finish, ornate gilt-brass half-basket guard cast and chased with with a lion and crown, side bars decorated with chased foliage flattened domed pomme...
Sold for £8,200
Life Guards officer’s sword owned by a ‘Moonlight charger’, an officer’s dress sword of the 2nd life Guards, the straight 94cm blade by Hawkes & Co, Piccadilly, London, No 4022 etched with reversed and intwined crowned VR cypher foliate scrolls regimental device and motto battle honours to ‘Tel-el-Kebir’ and owners initials ‘FTT’ within cartouche, regulation plated guard with applied brass decorations incorporating ‘2nd LG’ de...
Sold for £900
Household Cavalry trooper’s sword, 1892 pattern, the 86cm fullered blade with various stamped ordnance marks, regulation pierced steel guard incorporating crowned ‘HC’ marked ‘Mole’ the quillion marked ‘2 LG’ retaining leather liner, fish-skin covered grip bound with silver wire, complete with brown leather scabbard with steel locket and chape, some service wear but overall good condition £150-200
Household Cavalry Trooper’s sword, 1892 pattern, the 83cm fullered blade unmarked, regulation pierced plated steel guard incorporating crowned HC quillion marked ‘1.03’ plated backstrap, fish-skin covered grip bound with silver wire, contained in a brown leather Sam Browne scabbard, minor rusting and service wear but good condition £150-200
Life Guard officer’s full dress sword, the straight fullered 80cm blade by J Jones, 6 Regent Street, London, plain but for retailers details, retaining almost all original finish, typical copper-gilt hilt boat-shell guard, the inner half folding down, wood grip bound with silver wire distinctive flat pommel, gold bullion sword knot, complete with its black leather scabbard with copper-gilt locket and chape, minor wear to gilding of scabbard mou...
Sold for £600
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