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    hes asking Australian ( yes it is still a real...

    hes asking Australian ( yes it is still a real currency , barely), 500 for the jungle and $1000Au each on the indian para and the Cogswell , seems a fare price on trhe wilkinson, kinda pricey on the...
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    Gawd , Terrible photos but only had chance for...

    Gawd , Terrible photos but only had chance for quick snap between jobs154439154439154439
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    Wilkinson sword Jungle Knife?

    Hi Guys , been offered a Wilkinson jungle knife, indian para and a Cogswell & Harrison knife , does anyone know if this is good or were they copied? Or does someone know a site i could find out some...
  4. cabasset helmet , what do people think???

    cabasset helmet , any ideas ? looks to be made from one piece of steel , concerned that it does have any of the rosettes and may not be period piece as its in good aged condition but maybe too good,...
  5. 1920s! Thanks , very interesting that they were...

    1920s! Thanks , very interesting that they were still (are still?) forging such utilitarian pieces . Does anyone recognize the maker stamp or are they just too numerous to know
    Any thoughts on...
  6. Quadara

    Quadara
  7. Quadara ?

    Quadara ?
  8. Identify Armoury mark , rooster cockerel plus 3 stars on crossbow

    Hi Gents ,
    have purchased a crossbow and wondering if anyones seen this armoury stamp before ?? looks to be a cockerel with 3 stars on inside of bow steel surface , so im guessing french
    Any...
  9. French crossbow with rooster and 3 star stamp

    Hi Guys
    Purchased this crossbow , guy only remembers buying it from wallis & wallis years ago and has no paperwork , makers stamp looks like a running rooster and 3 stars?? might just be my eyes ,...
  10. French ? Crossbow , makers stamp on bow , rooster and stars ?? , model , dating ??

    Hi Guys
    Purchased this crossbow , guy only remembers buying it from wallis & wallis years ago and has no paperwork , makers stamp looks like a running rooster and 3 stars?? might just be my eyes ,...
  11. Old Ottoman , Russian Caucasus , Islamic sword ??? Help appreciated

    Hi Gents ,
    Not sure if ive listed this in the correct section , but ill give it a bash as its a fun blade im sure many will appreciate (also where do i list to find out about a medieval crossbow ??...
  12. Unknown sword , Middle east ? Ottoman? Russian Caucasus ?? Islamic stamps??

    Purchased this sword due to the blade , hope ive listed in the correct section , 81cm sword , rough scabbard with good mounts , looks to be 2 deep Islamic?? stamps to blade , the fullers also have...
  13. Dating Javanese Kris and Royality????? Gold Silver

    Hello , Grabbed this off a woman who had no history on the blade apart from buying it in the 70s shed been told it was a royal blade but i disputed that as id heard somewhere royal blades had more...
  14. Victorian rapier or is it much earlier ? ? or later ???

    Hi guys have this huge (111cm blade , total 132cm ) rapier / really well made , blade excellent apart for minor age pitting near point , well balanced , no markings but looks like a machined empty...
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    Its a Prussian artillery m73 ( pattern first...

    Its a Prussian artillery m73 ( pattern first design 1873 in service) , ive owned these produced buy numerous manufacturers and the name will be stamped at the bottom of the blade underneath the...
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    It a US fraternal sword in the arabic style (...

    It a US fraternal sword in the arabic style ( shriners? think they were the lodge who wore fezs )...
  17. Thanks James , Excellent info , ill lookout for...

    Thanks James ,
    Excellent info , ill lookout for the book ( googling "damascus" was just a horrible minefield of modern "damascus:gag: " blades
    Much appreciated Gents
    Phil
  18. Damascus bladed German prussian cavalry sword

    Does anyone know the type of damascus pattern blade this is ? No maker on this just etched "Damast stahl Eisenhauer "on the blade 126251126252126253
  19. Thats why im after photos to see how the set up...

    Thats why im after photos to see how the set up was , ive send similar on french swords ages ago where the removeable branchguards slots though hilt and has a treadable nut either side (only one hole...
  20. 3.5cm running to 4cm wide blade , 100CM on the...

    3.5cm running to 4cm wide blade , 100CM on the straight point to top of lionhead / 86.6cm point to mid guard ( i find it pretty impresive in size for a sabre! ) , blades pipebacked and stamped M...
  21. Just weighed then , 1.169kg bare blade ( 1.930k...

    Just weighed then , 1.169kg bare blade ( 1.930k in scabbard - also didnt remove the sword knot ) , bit less than my blucher and not point heavy at all , have it balanced on my finger as I type PoB...
  22. Cheers , Thought asmuch but as mentioned the only...

    Cheers , Thought asmuch but as mentioned the only info i found on the FR cypher in that style stated it was for FW I and II of Prussia only
    Phil
  23. Prussian life guard hussars with guard star langet , skull and bones Deathshead Guard

    Grosser for life guard hussars with guard star on the languet and skull and bones on the knuckle bow. The Blade is very broad and heavily chromed to flash brilliantly at the head of a charge. I have...
  24. German quill-back lionhead with mounting holes in the hilt , branch guard 1850s?

    Does any one have photos or one of these with the branch guards still mounted ?? Like to see one complete ( only back hole to crossguard is threaded )
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  25. Prussian P. Knecht artillery lionhead FR cypher ( Fredrick William IV ???? )

    Just received this very nice P. Knecht artillery lionhead with FR Royal cypher or Fredrick Rex but that cypher was only used by FW1 & FW II so late 1780s max , im guessing from the style of the blade...
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