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RARE, ORIGINAL, Victorian Era Bone Handled Corsican Vendetta Assassin's Dagger With Etched Blade 'Vendetta Corsa' (Continuing Revenge), 'Che La Mia Ferita Sia Mortale' (May Your Wounds Be Mortal) & Sheath. Sn 12517:1 - 12517:1
These daggers were made by Corsican blade makers during the Victorian era and were favoured by assassins and families involved in Vendettas that often led to bloodshed. It was typical of these knives that they would be etched with motto's to remind the assailant and the victim of the reason for the assault with the blade. This is a beautiful original example of a Victorian Corsican revenge dagger. The steel single edged steel blade in typical Corsican form is 5 ¼” in length and has only light staining consistent with age. The dagger measures 9 ½” overall length. The blade is etched on both sides with Corsican Mottos within foliate decoration. One side has 'Vendetta Corsa' (Continuing Revenge) together with typical Corsican side portrait of a Corisican villager’s head and the reverse 'Che La Mia Ferita Sia Mortale' (May Your Wounds Be Mortal). It has lovely bone scales secured by brass rivets and a short brass finger guard. The scales are decorated with naïve hand applied foliate decoration. The dagger is complete with its later black leather scabbard with riveted seams and integral belt loop with leather cord and wood toggle. Price for this Corsican Vendetta Dagger which are hard to find includes UK delivery. Sn 12517:1
£345.00

19th Century Spanish Artillery Sidearm and Leather Scabbard. ED 300 - ED 300
This is a 19 Century Spanish Artillery sidearm with 11 3/4" Bolo blade. The forte is marked with crowned cannons and "Artilleria Fabricade Toledo" The other side is stamped with "36474". It has an 'S' shaped crossguard with a spring catch to engage the scabbard. The grips are chequered wood and it has a 'turn down' steel pommel. The leather scabbard is steel mounted. The is minor damage to the leather on one side. The price includes UK delivery. ED 300
£175.00

Early 20th Century Pesh-Kabz Choora / Khyber Afghan Knife With Ivorine Sectioned Grips & Scabbard. Sn 12500:3 - 12500:3
The Pesh-Kabz or Choora is a type of Perso-Afghan knife (see page 494 of Stone's book 'A Glossary Of Arms & Armour'). The knives were typically used a a thrusting weapon, however their heavy blades also possessed considerable slicing performance, and as such may also be used effectively with slashing or cutting strokes. During the British Colonial rule in India, the British frequently referred to all Afghan blades of this pattern collectively as "Afghan knives" or "Khyber knives", after the Khyber Pass that marked the transition from British India to the nation of Afghanistan. In India, manufacture of the pesh-kabz was centred in the northern city of Bhera, now part of Pakistan. During the First and Second Anglo-Afghan wars, the pesh-kabz was frequently the weapon of choice for finishing off wounded British and colonial troops, as the Afghan tribesmen did not take prisoners except for use as hostages. This is a very good example of the pesh-kabz / choora form knife most likely made some time in the early 20th Century. It has a heavy 7 ½” single edged blade (12 ¾” overall). The blade has fullers and is 1 ½” wide at its broadest. The blade has staining and wear consistent with age but no rust. It has the correct curved pronged pommel and finger guard. The pommel has a small fixed lanyard ring. The brass grip frame is decorated with crude hand tooled geometric and foliate designs. The scales are formed from sections of ivorine. The knife is complete with its original wood lined, brass covered scabbard. The scabbard has hand tooled geometric decoration and a fixed belt bar holed for cord. The scabbard has some areas of surface wear consistent with age. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 12500:3
£245.00

Victorian Era North West Frontier Pesh-Kabz Choora / Khyber Afghan Armour Piercing Knife With Polished Bone / Antique Ivory Sectioned Grips, Etched Blade & Scabbard. Sn 12500:1 - 12500:1
The Pesh-Kabz or Choora is a type of Perso-Afghan knife designed to penetrate chain mail armour (see page 494 of Stone's book 'A Glossary Of Arms & Armour'). The knives were typically used as a thrusting weapon, however, the wide ‘T’ section blade also possesses considerable slicing performance, and as such may also be used effectively with slashing or cutting strokes. During the British Colonial rule in India, the British frequently referred to all Afghan blades of this pattern collectively as "Afghan knives" or "Khyber knives", after the Khyber Pass that marked the transition from British India to the nation of Afghanistan. In India, manufacture of the pesh-kabz was centered in the northern city of Bhera, now part of Pakistan. During the First and Second Anglo-Afghan wars, the pesh-kabz was frequently the weapon of choice for finishing off wounded British and colonial troops, as the Afghan tribesmen did not take prisoners except for use as hostages. This is a very good original example of the pesh-kabz / choora made in the Victorian era. It has a heavy 9" single edged T section blade (13 ¼” overall). The 1 ½” wide blade with single edge narrows to a pin sharp point. The blade has staining consistent with age but no rust and is etched on both sides with foliate designs. It has the correct curved pronged pommel and finger guard. The pommel has a small fixed lanyard ring. The grip frame is decorated with hand tooled geometric designs. The scales are formed from sections of wood and pieces of riveted polished bone or antique ivory. The pommel sections have pierced foliate decoration. The scales have a few minor, stable chips consistent with age and use. The knife is complete with its original wood lined, leather hide covered scabbard. The leather is pierced near to the throat to reveal a naïve green and red enamel effect decoration. The leather of the scabbard has some areas of surface wear. The scabbard has a small external metal chape. Price for this great historic piece includes UK delivery. Sn 12500:1
£245.00

WW1 French 1916 Issue Fighting Knife And Leather Sheath With Belt Loop. Sn 12460 - 12460
A WW1 French Army 1916 issue fighting knife with leather sheath and belt loop. The knife has a smooth hook top shaped one piece handle which is in very good condition. It has a metal, oval shaped cross guard which is stamped with "GP" within a rectangle. The blade is a modified Lebel bayonet blade and measures 5 3/4" long, 10 1/2" overall. The blade tang goes through the hilt and is 'peened' over on the top of the pommel. The sheath is dark brown leather and the stitching is all present and secure. The leather belt loop is riveted to the sheath. (see page 29 in Fighting Knives' book by Frederick J Stephens). The price includes UK delivery. Sn 12460
£425.00

LIMITED EDITION NUMBER 16 OF 161 Cased Dagger Made With An Unused & Unissued Original Uzi SMG Bayonet Blade With Wood Handle & Brass Cross Guard With Muzzle Ring In The Original Uzi Bayonet Form By The Israeli Society Of Edged Weapon Collectors. Sn 12329 - 12329
This dagger is one of only 161 commissioned by the The Israeli Society Of Edged Weapon Collectors. Each of the daggers in the production run were made using original unused, unmounted and unissued Uzi sub machine gun knife bayonet blades. The hilt and cross guard were designed after the original bayonet hilt and cross guard of the Uzi bayonet. A certificate of authenticity in English & Hebrew text, which accompanies the weapon states that ‘No more original bayonet blades are available, neither more such daggers will be produced’. The knife is in excellent condition. The single edged bayonet blade with medial ridge is clean and measures 6 ¾” length (11” overall). The blade is decorated with the crossed swords logo of The Israeli Society Of Edged Weapon Collectors together with Hebrew script and blade number ‘016’. The polished wood slab grips are secured by 2 brass screw bolts and the small brass cross guard has a small muzzle ring. The dagger is contained in its later felt covered wooden case. The case has a hinged lid and clasp fastener. The inside of the case is lined with padded red velour. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 12329
£275.00

Dutch Fighting Knife and Scabbard. ED 299 - ED 299
This is a WW1 Dutch fighting knife first introduced in 1915 and re-issued in WW2. It has a distinctive grip made of wood with pronounced rings cut into the grip and with a bulbous top. It is held to the tang by 2 rivets. The blade is blued with a double edged stiletto profile. This carries the 'Hembrug Arsenal' mark which is also stamped on the steel collar below the crossguard and is also stamped into the wooden grip at the top. The steel crossguard also carries the number "8494D". The scabbard is brown leather with an integral frog and belt loop which is riveted to the scabbard. This carries the number "7346A" stamped to the rear. Many of these fighting knives were captured and used by the German Forces in WW2. (see 'Fighting Knives' by Fred Stephen's Page 28, No 99). The price includes Uk delivery. ED 299
£395.00

1969 British Officer’s Gurkha Presentation Kukri With Buffalo Horn Grip, Chromed Lion’s Head Pommel & Scabbard With Presentaion Plate To ‘Capt P. Laverack From The Officer’s HQ 99th Gurkha Infantry Brigade’. ED 270 - ED 270
Captain Patrick Laverack joined the British Army in 1947 and was posted to Singapore in the mid 1960’s. He was posted to the 99th Gurkha Brigade at Nee Soon Garrison & in 1972 on his departure from the Brigade he was honoured with the presentation of a Military quality Kukri and scabbard. The kukri has a 12” single edged curved blade with fuller & measures 16 ½” overall. The blade has foliate stipple engraved decoration to the ricasso, The buffalo horn grip has chromed mounts including a Lion’s head pommel cap. It has its original wood lined, leather scabbard which has a chromed chape. The scabbard has 2 pockets for skinners which are absent and is mounted with a chromed presentation plate inscribed `Presented to Captain P. Laverack by the Officers HQ 99 Gurkha Infantry Brigade 1969`. All leather and stitching of the scabbard are intact. A typed short biographical note from the family of Capt Laverack accompanies this piece. The note contains the information outlined above re the Officer’s posting to The Gurkhas). Price includes UK delivery. ED 270
£295.00

French Indo China / Vietnam War Era Aluminium Handled Combat Dagger & Scabbard. Sn 11854 - 11854
These Combat knives were carried by French Troops during the Indo China War in the 1950’s and American Troops found them still in service with the Vietnamese during the Vietnam War (see page 122 of The Military Knife & Bayonet By Brett) . This original example has the correct 1 piece cast Aluminium handle with finger guard & stippled panels on either side. It has a 6” single edged blade with short fuller on one side. The blade has staining and areas of pitting consistent with age and service use. It is complete with original leather scabbard which has an integral belt loop with retaining strap and press stud fastener. All rivets stitching and leather of the scabbard are intact. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 11854
£395.00

C1860 Victorian Era North West Frontier pesh-kabz / Khyber Armour Piercing Indian / Afghan Knife With Polished Bone & Buffalo Horn Grips, Etched Blade & Scabbard. ED 268 - ED 268
The pesh-kabz or peshkabz is a type of Perso-Afghan knife designed to penetrate chain mail armour. The word is also spelled pesh-quabz or pish-ghabz and means "fore-grip" in the Persian language. The knife is typically used as a thrusting weapon, however, the wide ‘T’ section blade also possesses considerable slicing performance, and as such may also be used effectively with slashing or cutting strokes. During the British colonial rule in India, the British frequently referred to all Afghan blades of this pattern collectively as "Afghan knives" or "Khyber knives", after the Khyber Pass that marked the transition from British India to the nation of Afghanistan. In India, manufacture of the pesh-kabz was centered in the northern city of Bhera, now part of Pakistan. During the First and Second Anglo-Afghan wars, the pesh-kabz was frequently the weapon of choice for finishing off wounded British and colonial troops, as the Afghan tribesmen did not take prisoners except for use as hostages. This is a very good original example of the pesh-kabz made in the Victorian era C1860. It has a heavy 9" single edged T section blade (13” overall). The 1 ¾” wide blade with single razor sharp cutting edge narrows to a pin sharp armour piercing point. The blade has staining consistent with age but no rust and is etched on both sides with crude foliate images. One side has the naïve representation of a male figure and an elephant. It has a full brass tang, curved pronged pommel and finger guard decorated with hand tooled geometric designs. The scales are formed from pieces of polished bone and buffalo horn with hand punched decoration. The scales have wear consistent with age and use. The knife is complete with horn lined leather hide covered scabbard the leather of the scabbard which has a stitched seam is undamaged. Price for this great historic piece includes UK delivery. ED 268
£375.00
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