Search:

Type: Posts; User: JohnW; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    0
    Views
    144

    Saya help wanted please

    Hello everyone
    I have a katana saya that has two knobs.
    I believe one is for the sageo but I have no idea about the second one.
    Does anybody know the Japanese name for this and for what it is...
  2. Thread: Help please

    by JohnW
    Replies
    2
    Views
    312

    Thanks very much Will, much appreciated.

    Thanks very much Will, much appreciated.
  3. Thread: Help please

    by JohnW
    Replies
    2
    Views
    312

    Help please

    Hello everyone
    Hope someone can help.
    I’ve been given a book “The Scottish Basket Hilted Sword” by The Baron of Earnshall. It’s marked Vol 1.
    I can’t find any reference to further volumes and...
  4. Replies
    8
    Views
    765

    Thanks ElJay, will do. Cheers John

    Thanks ElJay, will do.
    Cheers
    John
  5. Replies
    8
    Views
    765

    Thanks for your comments ElJay, most interesting....

    Thanks for your comments ElJay, most interesting. Do you think that makes the whole sword European or perhaps a European blade imported to Britain for an English or Scottish sword? Any ideas? ...
  6. Replies
    8
    Views
    765

    Thanks for that Alan. I've just private...

    Thanks for that Alan.
    I've just private messaged you my email address.
    Best wishes
    John
  7. Replies
    8
    Views
    765

    Thanks very much for your reply Alan, most...

    Thanks very much for your reply Alan, most interesting.

    Would you know how old the sword is, does the GR cypher suggest George the first as there is no number following the GR?

    I'll try and...
  8. Replies
    8
    Views
    765

    Mark on Basket Hilt Sword

    Hello Everyone

    I hope you can help.

    I have attached a photo of a basket hilt sword together with a photo of a "mark" on its blade about 5" down from the hilt.

    I appreciate the mark is not...
  9. Replies
    1
    Views
    308

    Got one now thanks.

    Got one now thanks.
  10. Replies
    1
    Views
    308

    Royal Navy Dirk Part

    Hello

    Does anyone know where I might be able to buy a replacement Spring clip that helps retain a Royal Naval dirk in its scabbard?

    The dirk is a British George Vth. one.

    The spring or clip...
  11. Wanted Scabbard for 1796 Light Cavalry troopers sword

    Hello Everyone
    Has anyone got a scabbard for sale for a 1796 LC troopers sword.
    Thanks
  12. Replies
    4
    Views
    269

    Thank you very much to both Rich and Bruce for...

    Thank you very much to both Rich and Bruce for their great help. Much appreciated guys.
    Thanks again
    John
  13. Replies
    4
    Views
    269

    Help needed please.

    Hello Everyone
    This may be an impossible request but I would like to invest in a Japanese katana. I have absolutely no knowledge of these swords hence my plea for help.
    Would anyone kindly point...
  14. Thread: Wanted book

    by JohnW
    Replies
    5
    Views
    492

    Many thanks Will. I'll get in touch with Robert. ...

    Many thanks Will. I'll get in touch with Robert.
    Have a good Christmas.
    Cheers
    John
  15. Thread: Wanted book

    by JohnW
    Replies
    5
    Views
    492

    Got one now thanks.

    Got one now thanks.
  16. Thread: Wanted book

    by JohnW
    Replies
    5
    Views
    492

    Hi Will I've tried Robert and he says he has...

    Hi Will
    I've tried Robert and he says he has none left.
    Cheers
  17. Thread: Wanted book

    by JohnW
    Replies
    5
    Views
    492

    Wanted book

    Hi
    Has anyone got a copy of the book "Wilkinson Sword Patterns and Blade Rubs" by Robert Wilkinson-Latham for sale please. If so please PM me.
    Thanks
  18. Replies
    0
    Views
    262

    Wilkinson ERII sword question

    Hello
    I was recently shown a sword that was an ERII engineer's sword by Wilkinson.
    The serial number was on the top of the blade running parallel with the guard on the opposite side of the blade...
  19. Replies
    0
    Views
    227

    Mole sword number

    Hi All
    Does anyone have any idea when a Victorian Engineers sword I have was made? It's a Mole sword with the number M2077 on the back of the blade.
    Thanks in anticipation.
    John
  20. Thread: Wilkinson mark?

    by JohnW
    Replies
    2
    Views
    301

    Many thanks Mike, great help. Cheers John

    Many thanks Mike, great help.
    Cheers
    John
  21. Thread: Wilkinson mark?

    by JohnW
    Replies
    2
    Views
    301

    Wilkinson mark?

    Hello Everyone
    Hope someone can help explaining what the mark in the attached photos means.
    The sword is a Victorian infantry sword by Wilkinson. The arrow appears on the back edge of the blade...
  22. Replies
    5
    Views
    951

    Thanks for the reassurance Matt. Cheers John

    Thanks for the reassurance Matt.
    Cheers
    John
  23. Replies
    5
    Views
    951

    Thanks Guy very helpful. I've heard that there...

    Thanks Guy very helpful.
    I've heard that there are a lot of fakes of this sword type around.
    Would you know if this looks genuine or not.
    Thanks
    John
  24. Replies
    5
    Views
    951

    Help with sword please

    Hello Everyone

    Could someone please help with identifying the sword in the photos.

    The blade is about 32.5 inches long.

    There doesn't seem to be any marks anywhere on the sword with the...
  25. Replies
    5
    Views
    682

    Thanks David, Rob and Paul for your comments....

    Thanks David, Rob and Paul for your comments. Very helpful.
    Cheers
    John
Results 1 to 25 of 39
Page 1 of 2 1 2