Search:

Type: Posts; User: Will Mathieson; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.09 seconds.

  1. Replies
    11
    Views
    853

    Hello Charlie yes the hilt is made to...

    Hello Charlie yes the hilt is made to disassemble. I believe that the pommel nut is a replacement and doesn't match known Wilkinson pommel nuts, however a minor issue.
    The sword dates to 1895. I...
  2. Replies
    4
    Views
    555

    Pictures would really help. I find Italian swords...

    Pictures would really help. I find Italian swords in general where I live are not highly collected so prices are very reasonable.
  3. Charlie that blade is absolutely the length for...

    Charlie that blade is absolutely the length for cavalry. I would continue to look in that area.
  4. How long is the blade? Out of interest I have...

    How long is the blade?
    Out of interest I have an officers 4th DG sword with blade of same dimension as a 1845p infantry sword though has owners family crest and 4DG with battle honours etched on...
  5. Here's the picture of Thomas Leigh Hare initials

    Here's the picture of Thomas Leigh Hare initials
  6. I had a Wilkinson sword years ago with the same...

    I had a Wilkinson sword years ago with the same looking "J" but this can be misleading. The Wilkinson blade proof page clearly stated it was a "T". I googled the officer and again it was T for Thomas...
  7. Looking at the photos I see some wear from repeat...

    Looking at the photos I see some wear from repeat sharpening. The possible reason for not having a scabbard could be it had a leather scabbard for India which retains the blade edge.
    The officer may...
  8. Charlie that's a wonderful sword, I have a HC...

    Charlie that's a wonderful sword, I have a HC officers Wilkinson with similar etching and date but sadly without a family crest or initials. Hopefully you find your man in the army lists.
    I have...
  9. I can't download pictures they keep coming up...

    I can't download pictures they keep coming up invalid. Pictures are from Iphone HEIC
  10. I have an infantry piquet weight sword of a staff...

    I have an infantry piquet weight sword of a staff officer in the Crimea with the same cutout and ivory insert, keeps the uniform from becoming black where it rubs.
  11. Replies
    4
    Views
    564

    Hello Vladimir the etching appears amateurish but...

    Hello Vladimir the etching appears amateurish but has some age to it. The wording could have been added much later not showing wear though the blade does show wear from cleanings. Many swords and...
  12. Also described as a piquet weight sword and these...

    Also described as a piquet weight sword and these were not sharpened being only for dress. You can get faux (fake) ivory which is soft to fashion into the missing piece you require.
    Piquet weight...
  13. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,084

    This sword is a good candidate for complete...

    This sword is a good candidate for complete removal of the corrosion. Corrosion is not original to the sword. This sword would clean up nicely. Some 0000 steel wool would work wonders.
    Don't worry...
  14. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,084

    It can be believable this is a battlefield...

    It can be believable this is a battlefield pickup, no modifications to it. The modifications took time to do and I don't believe they had excess in armourers to do the work in the field. Only a...
  15. Replies
    5
    Views
    721

    Obviously a court sword. Looks to have British...

    Obviously a court sword. Looks to have British elements in the design and makes sense from the location found. Maybe not British but doesn't look French to me. When you're not sure it's "continental"
  16. Replies
    32
    Views
    11,210

    http://www.stonesrivertrading.com/SRTMain/#/relicl...

    http://www.stonesrivertrading.com/SRTMain/#/reliclist?category=New%20Arrivals&id=2214
  17. Replies
    32
    Views
    11,210

    Eric it is the 1853 hilt but the blade looks like...

    Eric it is the 1853 hilt but the blade looks like a cutlass and length corresponding. It does not appear to have lost length and the spear point looks well done.
  18. Thanks Michael I was leaning toward Saxony...

    Thanks Michael I was leaning toward Saxony cavalry. I'll post it there and hope for results. Just waiting to be accepted.
  19. Replies
    2
    Views
    483

    The sword has somewhat of a hatchet point, not a...

    The sword has somewhat of a hatchet point, not a spear point.
  20. Replies
    32
    Views
    11,210

    Vladimir this is an interesting sword with its V...

    Vladimir this is an interesting sword with its V shaped blade. The frog stud appears to be added at some point because the scabbard still retains the lower ring for a sword belt sling.
    Most likely...
  21. Saxony or French Light Cavalry Sword, Napoleonic or later?

    Recent find a light cavalry sword with brass hilt and langets. Grip is leather covered with underlying cord to make the ribs. 32.5 inch blade with double fullering.
    The blade spine has the typical...
  22. Hi Matt if you received enough requests would you...

    Hi Matt if you received enough requests would you print a hard copy? Your book would require a good printer to do the book justice, just something I don't have. In fact the last printer I purchased...
  23. some pics

    some pics
  24. old post on these:...

    old post on these: http://www.swordforum.com/vb4/showthread.php?99038-1899-leather-scabbard&highlight=1899++leather+scabbard+boer+war
  25. I have an 1899p with leather scabbard with wooden...

    I have an 1899p with leather scabbard with wooden core. The steel mouth has some sort of amber coloured material that protects the blade edge.
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4