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17th C. Polish Czekan or Obuch War Hammer. Battle of Vienna Period

17th C. Polish Czekan or Obuch War Hammer. Battle of Vienna Period

( ID: ea1277 )

A rare example of an early Polish war hammer called a czekan or obuch. The word itself "czekan" is originally Turkish but was known in the Polish language as early as 1621 likely through interaction with Ottoman Hungary, and is found mentioned in word, which found its way into Polish probably via Hungarian is already mentioned in Gregorz Knapski’s Thesaurus Polono-Latino-Graecus, first published in 1621 i Its metal part consists of a hammer-head (usually with a square face) on one side and an axe with a short, slightly curved blade on the other. An obuch also has a squar...

Price: $2,350
19th C. French Naval Dirk Dagger

19th C. French Naval Dirk Dagger

( ID: ed538 )

A truly fantastic early naval dirk. The design and the quality of the work is the best I've seen on naval dirk. It is mounted with an all iron scabbard which perfectly fits the dagger and is of a very unique design. The handle is wood panelled mounted in iron and the quillons are in the shape of anchor ends. The entire handle is shaped like an anchor and is very pleasing to the eye, and also holds very well in hand. Likely a custom made dirk for a naval officer, by the quality of the work and the design it is likely French, 1840-1860 period. Length - 14", blade - 8.75" ...

Price: $3,499