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  1. British naval sword with letters to guard RRAN? RRAD?

    Hi Gents, friend has a British naval sword , Wilkinson, probably ww2 era , but has these 4 letters , R R A D or maybe RRAN?? I've never seen this on a guard , well done . Any thoughts appreciated ,...
  2. Yes thought the same about the missing mound,...

    Yes thought the same about the missing mound, looking at the Walker heraldry there's quite a few with hounds in their crests which would tidy thinks up with Cornet/Lt. Henry Walker if I could find a...
  3. Morning Chaps , sorry moving house at the minute....

    Morning Chaps , sorry moving house at the minute. Great information, no no number to blade and yes its wheat sheaf not a "Fat" tree :D . Blade may well have been rehilted but think thats due to it...
  4. Pillin 1st Surrey Light Horse with family crest, trying to original owner heraldry

    Morning Chaps , Doing my nana trying to locate who this crest ( greyhound?? courant crossing wheat sheaf) is for but must be for one of the officers of the short lived 1st surrey light horse.
    ...
  5. Good thinking! Only acanthus i have is a Pillin...

    Good thinking! Only acanthus i have is a Pillin and no match there.
  6. its a collar in 2 pieces that looks to have been...

    its a collar in 2 pieces that looks to have been forged eith side into blade, cant see under buffer and dont want to remove but its 3cms wide by .9cm across at guard, blades 79cm along back from...
  7. I nabbed it as it reminded me of mountain...

    I nabbed it as it reminded me of mountain artillery's blade's but theyre normally so well stamped, heres pommel photos as requested
  8. another shot

    another shot
  9. British Scottish acanthus hilted sabre? German cutlass? Non regulation? Indian troop?

    Hello clever chaps, just picked up this piece and sure ive seen something similar but cant place it and im stumped . 92 cm length acanthus basket hilt with a shallow fullered blade with a metal...
  10. British hanger by Birmingham Woolley, Sargant & Fairfax ( 1826 1834), non regulation?

    Hi Gents,
    Wondering if this solid brass hilt piece is a non regulation infantry/ artillery sword( reminds me of mountain artillery pattern) . Its by Woolley, Sargant & Fairfax and i can find them...
  11. Thread: small swords

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    small swords

    My 4 small swords, blue n gilt is french but unsure of rest
  12. 1850 presentation grade German bladed sword, Star rank?

    Hello Gents,
    Have a presentation grade US sword but just wondering if anyone know if the stars on the hilt signify rank as some french blades do or purely decorative./
    cheers
    phil
  13. Morning!, No, just the date both sides ,...

    Morning!,
    No, just the date both sides , initials , normal scroll work , Pillins in Soho.
  14. British Engineers 1857 pattern , dated and Initialed 1854, april 4th

    Ok Chaps , Mystery sword Ive had for a bit , engineers pattern but dated 1854 april 4th with initials , Pillin of Soho on blade, possible rehilted ... maybe
    Thoughts please
  15. Lovely, will grab Many thanks

    Lovely, will grab
    Many thanks
  16. Dont have the Richard Dellars book The British...

    Dont have the Richard Dellars book The British Cavalry Sword 1788-1912, ill see if i can purchase
    Thanks!
  17. Morning from Perth Australia. Yes! has a G...

    Morning from Perth Australia.
    Yes! has a G stamped both sides under langet, never noticed before as i had to get in direct sunlight for them to show up and really hard to take photo but definitely...
  18. William iv family sword hutchison, lt Col George & Major Joe 7th Fusiliers.

    Nice William iv prosser pipeback, Lt Col G Hutchison of the 97th & Major Joe Hutchison in the 7th Fusiliers
  19. English Osborn Gunby 1800s Artillery sabre to Cap Thomas Harris Napoleonic

    This looks to be artillery with the cross canon so never thought it might belong to the famous Thomas Harris which wouldve been quite a common name but just picked it up again and now im scratching...
  20. Harts 1849 Annual 15th Hussars, Charles William...

    Harts 1849 Annual
    15th Hussars, Charles William Kendall, Cornet, 5th May 48

    Thanks Jordan, greatly appreciated, ill see what I can find with this thread in regards to the owner.
  21. Harts 1849 Annual 15th Hussars, Charles...

    Harts 1849 Annual
    15th Hussars, Charles William Kendall, Cornet, 5th May 48

    Thanks Gentlemen, ill see what I can find with this thread in regards to the owner.
  22. Wilkinson Kings XV Hussars with Family crest

    New acquisition
    15th Hussars, anyone know the fishes crest? Trying to track down its history
    Cheers in advance, ill be offline till possibly Tuesday if anyone has any Qs
    Phil
  23. Arabic swords , Wootz Persian ? Ottoman , Saudi Saif??

    Hello Chaps
    Just purchased these 2 Arabic? swords. Not an area im really across but they were sooo pretty had to buy, saw them 8 months ago in a collection and kicking myself for not grabbing then...
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    Early Scottish Dirk , Maker mark??

    Hello Chaps,
    Picked up this Scottish dirk but does anyone have an idea on dating this piece? Has a makers stamp but cant make head or tails?
    Any help or if theres a subforum i should be on let me...
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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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