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    I have a Geo.V rifle regiment sword that I picked...

    I have a Geo.V rifle regiment sword that I picked up that was retailed by Gaunt & Sons. It too has a serial number but I have no idea of the actual maker.
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    *RARE* "Rumford" Style Sabre.

    Forgive me if this gets wordy. I have sabre that no one has been able to definitively identify or find a mate to. In all my research thus far I've encountered similar swords but always with...
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    I KNOW, EH?? Research is equal parts frustration...

    I KNOW, EH?? Research is equal parts frustration and fascination. I'm haunting every antique sword forum I can find to try to nail down something more definitive. One day, maybe, someone will see...
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    Hey Max, pardon my tardiness in replying. The...

    Hey Max, pardon my tardiness in replying. The blade, following the curve, is 29-1/4" long. I paid the appraisal fees for both Mark Cloke and Bygone Blades to get their opinions and see if they...
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    Well! Aren't I a dummy! I posted pics of the...

    Well! Aren't I a dummy! I posted pics of the Rumford style sabre on Facebook and one gentleman made a very good observation that I hadn't considered. What if it's not military issue at all? Given...
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    Once again, Max and Will, I have to thank you. ...

    Once again, Max and Will, I have to thank you. I'm pretty knowledgeable about firearms from many different countries and eras, but swords??? Very much a learning curve for me! I assume the...
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    Artillery? I defer your much broader range of...

    Artillery? I defer your much broader range of knowledge, but I'd assumed that a long blade like that was more geared toward cavalry. Other than the inspectors marks on the scabbard and quillion and...
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    Out of curiosity, would this monogram on the...

    Out of curiosity, would this monogram on the 1822/99 Chatellerault sabre belong to the owner?
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    That's exactly the kind of information I'm...

    That's exactly the kind of information I'm attempting to nail down. I paid the nominal fee to Mark Cloke to join his archive and I'm hoping that he, or one the other members, will be able to give...
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    What a great idea, using old rifle sling...

    What a great idea, using old rifle sling leather!! When I remade a few leather washers, I used a paperclip formed around the ricasso to make my template for exact blade fit. I used to work in a...
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    Regarding the 1822/99 sword, I just noticed the...

    Regarding the 1822/99 sword, I just noticed the initials engraved on the top of the grip just ahead of the actual pommel. I'm assuming the owners initials rather than some martial marking.
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    As promised, here's better pics of the swords. ...

    As promised, here's better pics of the swords. The Chatellerault marked sword is in very good condition with everything nice and tight. There are no unit or makers marks on the other two, at least...
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    Thank you, Richard and Will! I'm getting these...

    Thank you, Richard and Will! I'm getting these swords tomorrow and I'll have better pics to post once I get them into my hot little hands and have a chance to assess condition and do any...
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    HELP! Swords for sale locally!

    Good day all. Admittedly, I'm out of touch with current market values on swords. I'd put my collecting days far behind me and just keep my eyes peeled for anything with a Canadian connection. That...
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    Sold

    Sold
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    Sold!

    Sold!
  17. I know there are a lot of fakes and reproductions...

    I know there are a lot of fakes and reproductions made with the intent to deceive, but if I saw that sword at a decent price, I'd be all over it. Granted, I'm not too knowledgeable about U.S. arms,...
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    Now with a price drop to $350.00

    Now with a price drop to $350.00
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    You have a sword made by "Gebruder Weyersberg"...

    You have a sword made by "Gebruder Weyersberg" (Weyersberg Brothers). You can find all the information you need on Google or any good search engine. They are a well documented blade maker and...
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    East India Co. Officer's sword

    For your consideration, a Pat.1822 EIC officer's sword in exceptional condition. This is a "Reeves" marked sword in incredible shape for it's age. I've seen several Pat. 1822's and EIC swords, but...
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    My last question, to anyone following this post,...

    My last question, to anyone following this post, is to scarcity. I know very little about East India Co. regalia or accoutrements. Is this sword scarcer, more common, or on par with a pat.1822...
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    Moving forward, I took some pics of things I used...

    Moving forward, I took some pics of things I used to take the worst of the damage out of the guard. I used a wooden Jorgenson clamp for some of it, 1" dowel and 1-1/2" half round. I used hardwood 1...
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    You may well be correct. One thing that I found...

    You may well be correct. One thing that I found puzzling, and perhaps you can shed some light on this, is the fact that the brass pommel and top of the grip are plain and lacking the ornamentation I...
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    British brass scabbard (sold)

    Sold
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    It hadn't occurred to me to do so. Some have...

    It hadn't occurred to me to do so. Some have already been discarded but, moving forward, I'll take pics.
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