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  1. That was very interesting Javier. I have never...

    That was very interesting Javier. I have never heard of Kutch silver before and yes, it does look similar. When I purchased it, it was described as Spanish (if memory serves me correctly). The pommel...
  2. Indeed Javier, thanks for posting the pictures of...

    Indeed Javier, thanks for posting the pictures of all the rapiers! So pretty. Ironically, the third one you posted from Skinners is mine :)
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    Apologies Tom, my internet was down over the...

    Apologies Tom, my internet was down over the weekend.

    That is good to know, in regard to the grips of Victorian refurbished rapiers. Thank you. I will watch for that in future purchases. As for...
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    Thank you Derek. :-)

    Thank you Derek. :-)
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    Thanks Will, I appreciate your feed back.

    Thanks Will, I appreciate your feed back.
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    Hi Will, I was reading through an earlier post...

    Hi Will,

    I was reading through an earlier post here about the whole “shipping” thing, hopefully it turns out well. I guess I’ll find out in the upcoming Bonhams auction. I did however just get a...
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    Derek and Will, Thank you for the responses. ...

    Derek and Will,

    Thank you for the responses.

    Derek, it’s not to late to start collecting the older pieces, I’ve been collecting for almost twenty years as well. From bayonets transitioning to...
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    Authentic or Victorian?

    I have a question for you all. I recently acquired another rapier, but due to concerns from a fellow collector, I thought I would run it past you guys to see if I just made a huge mistake...

    How...
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    Thanks Eric, Will and Glen, Nice to get that...

    Thanks Eric, Will and Glen,

    Nice to get that input as I have wondered for years as I have seen them come and go. I have actually heard the Canadian hussar theory before - so it is interesting to...
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    Thoughts on this sword pattern?

    Curious to hear if any of you are aware if this style of sword has an officially known date? I see them show up in Canada from time to time and finally bought one at auction. The single narrow fuller...
  11. Wow, that’s amazing Mark, thank you! I half...

    Wow, that’s amazing Mark, thank you! I half expected that nobody would recognize it since I could not find it in any of my books or online.

    Thanks again and I’ll pass the info along.
  12. British 1827 pattern, but unknown cartouche

    Hi there everyone,

    Iím helping someone out with a sword they have. Itís general form is the British 1827 pattern rifle regiment, but I canít seem to track down an identification on the cartouche...
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    For what it’s worth Will, I’ve purchased four...

    For what it’s worth Will, I’ve purchased four swords from John Hart - and shipped to Canada - over the years (though it has been a while since the last one) and I believe he used Parcel Force for all...
  14. That is a beauty!

    That is a beauty!
  15. Mortuary Sword Blademaker Identification?

    Hello everyone,

    I recently purchased an English mortuary sword that’s had, shall we say, an adventurous life.

    I am trying to verify the blade maker’s identification so that I can get a rough...
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    I find this all very interesting! I’ve had a...

    I find this all very interesting!

    I’ve had a brainstorm going around in my head for the last few months of wanting to start (here in the little sleepy resort town of Saint Andrews, New Brunswick)...
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    I agree Will. I was at the War Museum in Ottawa a...

    I agree Will. I was at the War Museum in Ottawa a few years ago and was disappointed to see only about ten swords on display.

    I displayed a majority of my collection (about 60 pieces) at the...
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    That’s excellent! Thanks John. I’ll pick some up...

    That’s excellent! Thanks John. I’ll pick some up and give it a try.

    Matt
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    Haha Greg... a blessing in disguise :-)

    Haha Greg... a blessing in disguise :-)
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    :D we sold the cafe! This was a little treat to...

    :D we sold the cafe! This was a little treat to myself from the tips I saved up over the summer..and fall...and winter. I kept seeing pieces like the 1796 patterns I wanted to buy. But I kept...
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    I came across this old thread I started and...

    I came across this old thread I started and realized I neglected posting the eventual results.

    In the end, patience was the key. I narrowed down where exactly (as best as I could guess), where the...
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    Well...Canada Post came through. The swords...

    Well...Canada Post came through. The swords arrived today. A day early and in perfect condition...considering their age.

    153100

    No bent guards.
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    No worries Greg, I do have two already and was...

    No worries Greg, I do have two already and was trying not to be greedy, but it was a good price. Another sold at a local antique store a month or so later for $800. Again I was to slow and crises of...
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    Hi Greg, I am so happy for you! I had been...

    Hi Greg,

    I am so happy for you! I had been just about to make an offer on this sword (in Fredericton, New Brunswick right?) when I noticed the listing had disappeared after almost a year. I had...
  25. Sorry, bringing back an old thread as I just...

    Sorry, bringing back an old thread as I just discovered something...

    I have been going through my collection trying to properly catalogue and make notes on all my pieces and noticed a date...
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