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Gorgeous late 18th C. Mughal Rajput Wootz Khanda with gold overlay and original scabbard

Gorgeous late 18th C. Mughal Rajput Wootz Khanda with gold overlay and original scabbard

( ID: i358 )

A truly beautiful late 18th C. Indian Rajput or Mughal khanda. This example is mounted with a beautiful persian wootz blade with a very fine pattern visible all throughout. The iron fittings are overlaid withg old koftgari which remains in 85-90% excellent condition. Museum quality item. 37" overall. blade is 30" ...

Nice 19th C. Tibetan silver mounted dagger

Nice 19th C. Tibetan silver mounted dagger

( ID: c362 )

A nice 19th C. Tibetan silver mounted dagger. The handle has red cloth covering. A nice representative dagger. 14" in length, blade is 10" ...

Prussian Damascus IOD1889 Officers Sword with blue and gold inscription

Prussian Damascus IOD1889 Officers Sword with blue and gold inscription

( ID: e357 )

A fine late 19th C. Prussian officers degen sword. This example has a very fine blue and gold blade with inscriptions on both sides. The maidenhair damascus pattern is clearly visible throughout. There is one small nick in the blade towards the end. Otherwise very fine original condition. 38" overall, blade is 32"...

Rare 18th C. Indian Sikh Wootz Tulwar Shamshir

Rare 18th C. Indian Sikh Wootz Tulwar Shamshir

( ID: is519 )

A very uncommon Sikh tulwar likely dating from the 18th-19th C. This example has a fine chiseled and gold overlaid handle which remains over half of the original decoration, and has an uncommon d-guard addition which displays the Sikh trident symbol. The blade is fine wootz which is visible throughout with a hardened edge. There are few spots of pitting but overall the blade is fine. Comes with leather covered wood scabbard in tired condition. 36" in length, blade is 31" ...

Uncommon 19th C. Sri Lankan Ceylone Patishana Spear head pair

Uncommon 19th C. Sri Lankan Ceylone Patishana Spear head pair

( ID: i359 )

A fine and original late 19th C. Sri Lankan paid of Patishana spear heads They are made from brass with copper insets at the base and are matching. Very fine patina and condition. The ricassos are chiseled with peacocks and foliage. 17" in length...

17th C. Battle of Vienna Period Ottoman Jade Wootz Khanjar Dagger with gold inlaid tendrils and ruby  خنجر

17th C. Battle of Vienna Period Ottoman Jade Wootz Khanjar Dagger with gold inlaid tendrils and ruby خنجر

( ID: md515 )

A rare dagger. A very elegant late 17th-early 18th C. Ottoman jade handled dagger. This style of hilt is known on numerous captured pieces after the Battle of Vienna in 1683. This piece is likely a bit later to the early 18th C. The scabbard is most likely from the 19th C. but is silver and chiseled throughout. The pommel is inlaid with a very fine 24kt gold tendril with a ruby in the middle. Overall is 13", blade is 8 1/2" ...

17th C. Left hand Satanic Grotesque Demonic Dagger Misericorde

17th C. Left hand Satanic Grotesque Demonic Dagger Misericorde

( ID: e353 )

A very interesting early 17th C. Satanic or demonic rites 17th C. dagger. It is made as a left hand type dagger but the grotesque crossguard and handle are very finely formed. The pommel is likely from an old rapier and was put together on order for a customer. It is certainly 17th C. and original altogether. Very interesting design. The crossguard quillons are similar to lithographs of Satan from the 16 and 17th centuries with thick tubular type horns. Overall length is 20", blade length is 14"...

18th C. Indian Tanjore gauntlet katar

18th C. Indian Tanjore gauntlet katar

( ID: i351 )

A fine 18th C. Tanjore or Mysore katar. This example has a nice gauntlet style hilt with a multi-fullered blade. Very nice old age and condition. 22" overall, blade is 15" ...

18th C. Mughal Indian Jade and silver mounted Khanjar Dagger

18th C. Mughal Indian Jade and silver mounted Khanjar Dagger

( ID: i345 )

Very nice late 18th C. Indian Mughal khanjar dagger. This example has a nice jade pistol grip with two mother of pearl eyes. The scabbard is leahter with silver mounts and the blade is Indian crystalline wootz. Quite a nice example. 11" overall, blade 7" in length. ...

19th C. Caucasian Dagestani Gilt Silver Kindjal

19th C. Caucasian Dagestani Gilt Silver Kindjal

( ID: i341 )

A fine 19th c. Cossack Dagestani kindjal with gilt silver fittings and a very finely made blade. This example is unrestored and has very nice fittings with a presentation inscription on the chape. A very elegant piece. Overall is 21", blade is 16". ...

19th C. Indian Mace Backscratcher

19th C. Indian Mace Backscratcher

( ID: ia516 )

A unique and quite heavy Indian 19th century Mace formed in the shape of a hand.  Featuring superior craftsmanship and markings of high quality on the metal, the piece extends 21 inches total, and the hand is 4 inches long.   The gada is a blunt mace originating from the sub-continent.  Derived from metal or wood, it features a spherical head mounted on a shaft with a spike resting on the apex.  Outside of India, the piece found use in other parts of Southeast Asia as a si...

19th C. Tanjor Chiseled Iron Wootz Katar

19th C. Tanjor Chiseled Iron Wootz Katar

( ID: i344 )

A nice 19th C. south Indian Tanjore area katar. This example is mounted with a nice wootz blade. The hilt is finely chiseled iron with numerous designs. 22" overall length, blade is 13"....

Antique Islamic Moroccan 19th C. Nimcha

Antique Islamic Moroccan 19th C. Nimcha

( ID: i346 )

A nice 19th C. Moroccan nimcha with a finely scultped handle. The blade is an older European trade blade marked with the trade marks for Mediterranean blade makers. The scabbard is leather over wood and and has slightly split near the bottom, but is still solid. 40" overall, blade is 33"...

Fine 19th C. Coorg Ayda Katti Sword

Fine 19th C. Coorg Ayda Katti Sword

( ID: i340 )

A very uncommon and rare Ayda Katti sword from the southwest Indian Malabar coast, belonging to the Coorg people. A very interesting style of design and this example has a reinforced brass tip for armor piercing. Very fine balance and serious handling. Overall is 19", blade is 2" wide....

FINEST 19th C. Presentation Rajput Mughal Indian Wootz Tulwar

FINEST 19th C. Presentation Rajput Mughal Indian Wootz Tulwar

( ID: i335 )

Really one of the best tulwar I've ever handled, late 18th-early 19th C from Northwest or Northcentral India. Gold inscription on the inside of the handle in Sanskrit or Urdu. Gold remains in over 99% condition. The blade is wonderful rich wootz with ladders forged into it, not completely kirk narduban but with numerous ladders. The reinforcing strip on the blade retains almost 100% of gold decoration. The scabbard is original and is mounted with very finely chiseled gilt iron fittings, not ca...

Gorgeous 19th C. Ottoman Turkish Jade Kard Dagger

Gorgeous 19th C. Ottoman Turkish Jade Kard Dagger

( ID: md513 )

A very fine 19th C. Ottoman jade handle kard. The handle is a fine spinach jade with a very nice design. The blade is visible wootz with good contrast and a gilt brass ferrule. The scabbard is mounted with silver koftgari iron fittings. 8.5" overall, blade is 5". ...

Large 30

Large 30" Jade Handled Indian Kard Short Sword

( ID: i355 )

A very large and fine quality Indian jade handled sword karud dagger. This example has fine green jade scales with a wonderful gold overlaid blade featuring interesting hunting scenes all throughout of very nice quality. A really wonderful sword. Overall length is 30", blade is 25", 2" wide....

Rare 17th C. Indian Chiseled Iron Pata Sword with 16th C. European broadsword blade

Rare 17th C. Indian Chiseled Iron Pata Sword with 16th C. European broadsword blade

( ID: is512 )

A very fine and early example of this Indian sword. It like dates from the 17th C. by the wonderful age on the inside of the grip. The gauntlet itself is chiseled with scenes of animals and floral motifs. The blade is an old European broadsword blade of fine flexibility displaying the original armorers marks. The gauntlet retains about 50% of the original silver overlay as well. 48" overall, blade is 37". ...

Rare 18th C. Jamdhar Katari Indian Wootz Dagger

Rare 18th C. Jamdhar Katari Indian Wootz Dagger

( ID: i342 )

This type of dagger is identified by George C. Stone as a "jamdhar Katari" and was popular in North West India in the 16 C. and on. This example with a very nice wootz armor piercing blade is likely from the late 18th C. to early 19th c. Overall 16", blade is 8"....

RARE 18th C. Polish Sword with Islamic Blade

RARE 18th C. Polish Sword with Islamic Blade

( ID: e348 )

A rare 18th C. Polish sword of typical type with well known style of handle. This example was mounted with an Islamic blade showing fine armorers marks, and an Polish-Persian style scabbard, with tears of Allah wire and Polish style brass mounts. A great sword showing the influences on Polish weaponry from the Islamic world. Completely original and not restored or tampered with. 34" overall and 28 1/2" blade, 1/8" thick....

Russian Model 1841 Caucasian Pistol

Russian Model 1841 Caucasian Pistol

( ID: e338 )

A rare Model 1841 Imperial Russian Cossack Caucasian percussion pistol. This example is in perfect working condition. Very nice condition, small crack in the wood but the pistol is completely solid and the action works well....

WWII Japanese Army Kai-Gunto Sword with signed blade

WWII Japanese Army Kai-Gunto Sword with signed blade

( ID: js510 )

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DAMASCUS Pre-WWI German Grosser Saxon Officer Sword

DAMASCUS Pre-WWI German Grosser Saxon Officer Sword

( ID: es500 )

This is a truly massive example of the German sword makers art. The handle is beautiful made and fitted to a very large individual. This was likely the largest handle size one could purchase, and is obviosuly designed to custom order because the quality far surpasses any other I've handled. The crossguard has an applied silver lancers emblem, and the d-guard is fitted with a small silver Saxon wappen. The blade is proportional to the handle, the oversized style that is only seen on the largest s...

19th C. Ottoman Turkish Jade Handled Kard Mughal خنجر

19th C. Ottoman Turkish Jade Handled Kard Mughal خنجر

( ID: i332 )

A fine quality 19th C. Ottoman kard with a very nice faceted spinach jade grip, and wootz blade with original silver overlaid mounted scabbard. Overall length 9". ...

Antique 18th C. Croatian Dalmation Venetian Schiavona

Antique 18th C. Croatian Dalmation Venetian Schiavona

( ID: e321 )

A nice early 18th C. Venetian schiavona. This example has had the grip wire re-wrapped sometime in its working life, likely during the Victorian era. The basket is somewhat loose, but the blade and guard appear to be contemporary of each judging by the pommel and securing which shows the same good 18th C. patina. The blade is quite well made and double-edged. Overall length is 42", blade is 35"....

Antique 19th C. Berber Algerian Moroccan Sword

Antique 19th C. Berber Algerian Moroccan Sword

( ID: i307 )

An interesting and uncommon North Africa Berber sword. This example has the original scabbard, and somewhat blackened blade that has been oiled. Quite uncommon to find with the original scabbard. The handle is layered cow horn, carved. Overall length is 36", blade is 30" ...

Antique Caucasian Georgian Kindjal Dagger

Antique Caucasian Georgian Kindjal Dagger

( ID: i322 )

A nice original Georgian kindjal dagger. This example has a fine horn handle and a silver hallmarked scabbard. The blade is maker marked and in very nice condition. The picture tint red but the color is "normal". Overall length is 11 1/2", blade is 7"....

Antique Napoleonic Mamluke Dagger with Silver Coat of Arms

Antique Napoleonic Mamluke Dagger with Silver Coat of Arms

( ID: i324 )

An interesting early 19th C. English Napoleonic dagger in the mamluk style. This example has the meblem of the Prince of Wales in silver inlaid onto the handle. The blade is well formed and marked with an early collection number. Very uncommon example to find and of nice large size at 17 1/2" overall and a 12 1/2" length blade....

Complete Homogenous Early 17th C. English Half Horseman's Armor

Complete Homogenous Early 17th C. English Half Horseman's Armor

( ID: e311 )

A completely original and homogeous English 17th C. Armor. This example has been together for nearly four hundred years, judging by the perfect patina and original painted matching arsenal marks on the inside. The buff leather lining and strapping are old proper replacements. We will be happy to include the antique museum manequin head with the purchase....

Fine 18th C. Wootz Mughal Jamdhar Katari Dagger

Fine 18th C. Wootz Mughal Jamdhar Katari Dagger

( ID: i330 )

A rare 18th C. Jamdhar Katari. This type of dagger was carried in North Western India, but this example features an uncommonly fine armor piercing wootz blade of the tradition shape. The wootz is clearly visible and in nice condition. The original scabbard is nicely proportioned as well. Overall length is 15", blade is 8 1/2"....

Fine 19th C. Wootz Indian Gold Damascene Tulwar with Chiseled Cartouche

Fine 19th C. Wootz Indian Gold Damascene Tulwar with Chiseled Cartouche

( ID: i309 )

A very fine early 19th C. Indian Mughal tulwar. This example has a nice broad wootz blade of good proportions and chiseled with a cartouche. Very nice condition with the original scabbard. Overall length is 34", blade is 29", 1 11/2" wide....

Fine Koto Period Deep Curved Tachi Blade

Fine Koto Period Deep Curved Tachi Blade

( ID: j310 )

Fine Koto era Japanese tachi blade. Signed at the tang and in very nice original polish, with good nie and nioi. Very fine deep curve. Nagasa is 27"....

German Bavarian Werder Bayonet

German Bavarian Werder Bayonet

( ID: e325 )

A rare Model 1869 Bavarian Werder bayonet with the original scabbard. It is maker marked and has issue number stamped on it. An early and uncommon bayonet. Overall length is 23", blade is 18"....

Magnificent Antique Gilded Brass European Astrolabe- Large Size 9 1/2

Magnificent Antique Gilded Brass European Astrolabe- Large Size 9 1/2"

( ID: o308 )

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Middle Eastern 19th C. Khanjar Dagger

Middle Eastern 19th C. Khanjar Dagger

( ID: i318 )

A fine Islamic 19th C khanjar dagger. This example has a nice curved blade, which may be wootz, it needs a polish. The scabbards is finely tooled leather with a nice ball end. The handle has silver filigreed pieces. Overall length is 16", blade is 10"....

MINTY Matching Japanese WWII NCO Sword

MINTY Matching Japanese WWII NCO Sword

( ID: j333 )

A minty WWII Japanese NCO sword with fully matching numbers, 47018, and retaining almost all of the original finish on the handle and the scabbard. The blade I would rate as 99% and has the original factory polish with almost no losses. Really great original sword and hard to grade up. Overall length is 38", blade is 32"....

Rare 18th C. South Indian SUKHELA Rapier with flamberge wootz blade

Rare 18th C. South Indian SUKHELA Rapier with flamberge wootz blade

( ID: i326 )

A very uncommon and rare type of Indian sword called a Sukhela. These were usually called firangi since they would be made with foreign rapier blade. This example is essentially an Indian rapier, with a long thin and hard blade of fine black Persian kara taban wootz, with very fine definition all throughout, in the shape of a flamberge style, which is its original forging as can be seen the blade cross section and general proportions. The handle is in the khanda style with a small appendage to ...

Rare Ayda Katti Sword of the Coorgs

Rare Ayda Katti Sword of the Coorgs

( ID: i329 )

This example is a very fine example of the Ayda Katti which is the national sword of the Coorg of Malabar, the South West coastal area of India. It likely dates from the 19th C. but is of much higher decorative design than most examples seen, including an interesting brass sharpened tip. The inside of the blade is sharpened, which reminds one of the sickle shaped tools used in traditional agriculture. Overall length is 19", blade is 12". ...

Rare WWII 7X50 German U-Boat Binoculars with Case and photo of U-Boat they came from

Rare WWII 7X50 German U-Boat Binoculars with Case and photo of U-Boat they came from

( ID: e323 )

A fine and original pair of U-Boat binoculars with the original case fully marked at the top. Ths pair was obtained from a vet, who took it directly off the u-boat in the picture in 1946. A great and original set and rare to find with the actual U-boat it came from, which could be tracked by an intrepid researcher....

Rare WWII Slovakian Hlinka Guard Dagger

Rare WWII Slovakian Hlinka Guard Dagger

( ID: e312 )

A quite rare WWII era Slovakian dagger. This example remains in nice condition with part of the original hanger. The blade has some light rust, and some light sharpening, but overall the dagger is in nice condition....

Saudi Presentation Gold Plated Shamshir Saif with real Turqoise Inlays

Saudi Presentation Gold Plated Shamshir Saif with real Turqoise Inlays

( ID: i320 )

A superb antique Saudi presentation sword. This example dates from the early-mid 20th C. and came from the estate of a Shell Oil engineer who was stationed in Saudi Arabia between 1920-1950. It is very heavy and has the original case as well which has allowed the sword to remain in very fine condition. The metal is all gold plated and the blue stones are true turquoise while the other stones appear to be crystals. A fantastic presentation sword in excellent condition, very little loss to the g...

Very Fine 19th C. Afghan Pulwar Sword

Very Fine 19th C. Afghan Pulwar Sword

( ID: i328 )

A very nice and well detailed Afghan pulwar. This example has a gorgeous handle fully pierced all over of very fine and detailed design. The blade is a heavy and well made European blade that was re-purposed for this hilt. Overall length is 38", blade is 33"....

Wonderful Wootz 18th C. Mughal Tulwar Kirk Narduban Wootz blade

Wonderful Wootz 18th C. Mughal Tulwar Kirk Narduban Wootz blade

( ID: is504 )

A gorgeous 18th C. Mughal tulwar of Lahori style. The handle is richly overlaid gilt silver, in a very fine and uncommon shape. The blade is very finely made of persian damascus with a beautifully chiselled cartouche at the forte. It has the original scabbard, which is slightly loose from age. Overall length is 34", blade is 29 1/2". ...

WWII Japanese Railway Officials Dagger Dirk

WWII Japanese Railway Officials Dagger Dirk

( ID: j315 )

A fine WWII period Japanese Railway officials dirk. This example is in very nice condition. The blade was sharpened at one point but retains the original edge, hasn't been reduced, just some marks on the edge. Overall length is 16", blade is 10"....

19th C. Bhutanese Tibetan Sword

19th C. Bhutanese Tibetan Sword

( ID: c289 )

A quite uncommon and rare Bhutanese sword from the 19th C. These types of swords are characterized by the good, heavy, single edge, double fullered and hollow ground blade and the open side scabbard. This one is in very nice condition with fine aging on the parts of the blade that have been exposed. You can see that the areas covvered by the bands have remained slightly brighter as the back edge as well. Overall length is 26", blade is 18", 1 1/2" wide ...

19th C. Persian Qajar bazuband armband

19th C. Persian Qajar bazuband armband

( ID: ma502 )

A nice 19th C. Qajar Persian bazuband armor piece. This example is chased and gold overlaid throughout. Fine condition example. Overall length is 13 1/2", width is 5". ...

Fine German Napoleonic Officers Sword Saber

Fine German Napoleonic Officers Sword Saber

( ID: e295 )

A nice early 19th C. German states Napoleonic era officer sword. This example is quite well made with a chased brass scabbard and mother of pearl scales handle. The blade is etched and decorated wioth blue and gold decoration throughout the lower half. 36" overall, blade is 29"....

Magnificent Nihonto early 19th C. Shinto Japanese Katana O-Wakizashi

Magnificent Nihonto early 19th C. Shinto Japanese Katana O-Wakizashi

( ID: j305 )

A super fine short katana, o-wakizashi blade. This example is an absolutely 99% condition and polish, which shows off the nie and nio of the hamon which is visible all throughout as well as a very lively hada as well, see the many pictures for details. The tang had been shortened at some point but the remaining signature shows it dated to 1837. Shirasaya is solid and in very nice solid condition. Cutting edge is 24"....

Matching Japanese Type 95 NCO Officers Steel Sword Katana

Matching Japanese Type 95 NCO Officers Steel Sword Katana

( ID: j300 )

A nice WWII Japanese NCO officers Type 95 all metal construction sword. This example is in nice condition. The blade fits all the way into the scabbard but is tight. Otherwise nice original condition. One of two. Matching numbers of 108650 Overall length is 38", cutting edge is 26"....

Matching Japanese Type 95 NCO Officers Steel Sword Katana

Matching Japanese Type 95 NCO Officers Steel Sword Katana

( ID: j301 )

A nice WWII Japanese NCO officers Type 95 all metal construction sword. This example is in nice condition. The blade fits all the way into the scabbard but is tight. Otherwise nice original condition. One of two. Matching numbers of 16062. Overall length is 38", cutting edge is 26"....