European Weapons & Armor
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$7,800.00
This example is probably Victorian or Edwardian. Full head to foot (cap-à-pie). Extensively articulated as the original, to allow free movement in battle while providing maximum protection. Detailed down to the besagues (arm pit protection) which are seld... (read more)
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This fine armor was intended to be equally suitable for war or the tournament. For the tournament, it is designed for foot combat in which two adversaries fought armed with poleax or broadsword. The rules for combat confined attack to the upper body. It c... (read more)
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Large proportions with 33 1/2" broad, broad fullered curved blade, crisp and bright with superficial staining only. Large bronze hilt, formerly gilt, with crowned rampant lions motif to the right shell guard and lion passant on the reverse. Finely chisele... (read more)
$5,400.00
Scottish Rebellion period C.1725-45. Large iron hilt with fretted edge panels pierced with hearts and circles alternating with rounded bars. The left side with a large oval ring, perhaps for reins. Mushroom form pommel. Scroll quillon terminal. Wire wrapp... (read more)
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$315.00
Early 18th century and type used i Colonial America as well as Europe. Detached head of large leaf form with ridged medial The base with threaded stud for mounting to the socket of the haft. That construction is typical as it allowed for consolidation in... (read more)
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Upper arm protection. Ex: Bashford Dean, founder and first curator of the Arms and Armor Department, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ex: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester Massachusetts. Four pieces, the cylindrical main plate with flared upper edge engaging a... (read more)
$365.00
Brass hilt with thickened edge oval guard pierced for regimental badge (removed) Reverse originally with matching folding guard, now removed. Simulated wire wrapped grip. 31 1/2" medially ridged tapered d.e. blade of fine fighting form, shows a few nicks... (read more)
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$345.00
Late 19th century. Deluxe quality. Double disk guards, emulating the common figure eight form with the addition of lavish high relief foliage decoration. Spirally fluted leather covered grips with a single copper wire. Plumed helmet form pommels. 35" blad... (read more)
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$3,375.00
Made in North America and from a group generally recognized as the first "American" made swords. See Arms and Armor in Colonial America, pl. 78. left for another example from this group. Iron hilt with heavy guard comprising forged cup with line bordered... (read more)
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$1,075.00
40 3/4" overall with 32 7/8" broad blade with narrow central fuller 2/3 its length. Iron hilt with wheel pommel and downward angled elongated tear shaped quillon with central langets. This form is well known and represented by a handful of examples. McCoy... (read more)
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$1,175.00
This fine large example, easily taken for genuine when it was made. Of a very distinctive Irish form represented by but three surviving examples, each excavated, in the National Museum of Ireland. 39 1/2" length with 33" broad, medially fullered blade. Th... (read more)
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$2,800.00
Standard pattern identical to those carried today, with broad lugged base spear point. The banded conical socket mounted with the unique octagonal three tier pierced hollow "bird cage". The point with the cross over crown, above the arms of England and th... (read more)
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$1,875.00
Iron hilt with wire wrapped barred grip. 36" d.e. blade marked POR EL REY CARLOS III/CAVALLERIA T.o. 1771. Classic as served in the New World and illustrated in numerous standard references including Swords and Blades of the American Revolution (296.S). T... (read more)
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Iron head only. 22 5/8" length with medially ridged spear point and double crescent axe blade in the Italian taste. Ringed tapered socket. Deep relief decoration of scrolling foliage to the blades. Crisp with good gray age patina. Can be simply hafted to... (read more)
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Early Crusades period. Large proportions with 34 3/8" broad fullered blade and radially fluted horizontally compressed pommel, variations of which include the "hazel nut" pommel and Viking pommels. Straight rectangular section cross guard correct for the... (read more)
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Late Crusades period. Iconic form closely related to the famed example illustrated on the cover of his benchmark work, The Sword in the Age of Chivalry, identified by Oakeshott, the author as type XIV. 28 5/8" medially ridged blade (Oakeshott example is 2... (read more)
$725.00
Iron, 13" width with rolled edges and sunk lower border. Upper and lower borders edged with a line of punches and engraved with concentric chevrons accented with concentric punches. Good patina with scattered oxidation and crisp detail. Rarely encountered... (read more)
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16 3/4". Broad leaf shaped diamond section head with thick tapered point and conical socket. Good profile and original surface evident throughout. Socket base eroded with small losses Classic armor piercing lance of the mid Gothic period.... (read more)
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6 1/4" x 2 7/8" with circular connection holes. Exterior with unpolished forged finish, probably painted originally. Reverse with assembly mark. Ex: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester Mass.... (read more)
$275.00
9" x 3 1/4", with slot and circular joint openings. Reverse with original hammer finish and scale and assembly mark. Exterior with unpolished forged finish, probably painted originally. Ex: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester Mass.... (read more)
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Splint armor comprised anatomical plates attached with sliding rivet joints to provide mobility to the wearer. The arms, in particular required an optimum combination of protection and freedom of movement. This example is a forearm plate from a Gothic spl... (read more)
$445.00
Civil War issue. Peterson #10. Good example with 31 7/8" blade marked by Ames and reverse with US/J M/1964. Brass hilt with inspector's mark or the knuckle bow, shows two small bruises to the guard edge, otherwise excellent. Blade crisp with surface dulle... (read more)
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Best quality with silvered bronze hilt deeply relief decorated with Eagle, foliage and rococo motifs. Fine banded edge mother of pearl grips. 30 1/4" concave faced triangular section blade decorated with foliage and military foliage. Blade crisp with some... (read more)
$550.00
Dating to the period of full plate armor for the most important of warriors. Predating flank armor for horses. Thus, incorporating the elegant Gothic form frame with crested heel plate with short rowell shank. The later high Gothic form required that the... (read more)
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Brass hilt with double shell guard. The right, upturned, with large fleur de lys. Spherical pommel and copper wire wrapped grip. 33" straight broad fullered blade of large fighting form. The forte etched in foliage and military trophies, both sides. Blade... (read more)
$1,350.00
Large fighting proportions. 47 3/4" length with 41" thick, medially ridged blade with tapered ricasso and long fullers. The hilt decorated in deep relief with panels of figures in various battle engagements and activities, flanked by foliage and geometric... (read more)
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$180.00
Blued/blackened iron hilt decorated with classical figures including armored swords men to the grip and folded arms cherub quillons. 9" d.e blade with shallow medial ridge, well finished but hand hammered as was the original. Well preserved and bold prese... (read more)
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Scottish Rebellion period. Easily dating to the "45 and probably the 1715 as well. Iron hilt of well-rounded form, of alternate bars and pierced panels, and asymmetrical to accommodate the fingers on the right and thumb on the left for a right handed user... (read more)
$6,800.00
Milanese or Brescian. Iron hilt with double shell guards pierced with birds in foliage flanking portrait medallions. The shell edges and knuckle bow with scrolling foliage and ribbed central swells. Portrait medallion to the quillon block. The pommel with... (read more)
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$185.00
Probably dating about 1900. 5 1/2" blade, the forte marked JOSEPH ALLEN & SON SHEFFIELD ENGLAND. The left side with large NON XLL mark. Oval GS fighting guard and stag antler scale grips excellent. Blade shows sharpening to the edge and clipped point as w... (read more)
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