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Superb, Original, C1475 Muromachi Period Japanese Tanto With Hand Forged Blade, Tang Signed 'KOTOU UDA KUNIMUNE', Small Kozuka Knife & Scabbard Together With Traditional Blade Storage Scabbard & TOKEN KENKYU RENGOKAI Papers. Sn 9001 - 9001
This is a superb original C1475 Muromachi Period Japanese Tanto. The blade is 7 1/4" long in good polish and has a straight hamon. The tang is signed KOTOU UDA KUNIMUNE and is from the mid Muromachi period c1475. The overall length of the shira saya is 13". The length of the koshirae is 21" but it will only take this blade. The fittings are in keeping with the age of the blade. Iron tsuba and fuchi and what appears to be a shakudo kashira. It has a beautiful pair of menuki which are either hornets or bees. The small Kozuka Knife fits the scabbard perfectly and is ornately decorated with a Gilt Peacock. The Tanto is complete with a traditional wood blade storage scabbard with handle that fits the blade perfectly and which has kept this blade in superb condition. A wooden blade accompanies the piece and fits neatly into the Tanto handle keeping the hilt fittings in their correct place whenever the Tanto blade is stored in the wooden scabbard. This Historic item is complete with it's original TOKEN KENKYU RENGOKAI Papers with Japanese ink script. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 9001.

RARE, WW2 Eastern Front Era Model 1932 Royal Hungarian Air Force Pilot Officer’s Dress Dagger & Scabbard. Sn 11308 - 11308
Following the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy in 1918, a small air arm was established operating surviving aircraft from Hungarian factories and training schools. During 1938, the army's aviation service was reorganized and expanded. It subsequently participated in clashes with the newly established Slovak Republic and in the border confrontation with Romania. In April 1941, operations were conducted in support of the German invasion of Yugoslavia and, on 27 June 1941, Hungary declared war on the Soviet Union. In the summer of 1942, an air brigade was attached to the Luftwaffe's VIII. Fliegerkorps on the Eastern Front. Beginning March 1944, Allied bomber raids began on Hungary and progressively increased in intensity. Late in 1944 all efforts were redirected towards countering the advancing Red Army. This is a rare Model 1932 Royal Hungarian Air Force Pilot Officer’s dagger with Scabbard. The dagger has an 8 ½” double edged clean blade with square shank ricasso and medial ridge. The blade tapers to a pin sharp point. It has the correct gilt brass fittings including, large ‘Eagle with spread wings’ cross guard, ‘Eagle’s head pommel’ and grooved wood handle. The rear of the brass ferrule of the hilt has a press button scabbard retaining catch which works correctly. It measures 13 ¼” overall and has its original its original gilt brass scabbard, which is attractively decorated with Hungarian crest and geometric patterns. The scabbard has 2 fixed hanging rings. Price for this rare Hungarian Pilot’s dress dagger includes UK delivery. Sn 11308.

A Victorian Renaissance Form Prostitute’s Dagger With Spanish Toledo Blade & Scabbard. ED 2397 - ED 2397
Victorian era Swords & Daggers were often made in the form of Medieval or Renaissance period weapons. This excellent original Victorian era dagger is in the form of a 16th century dagger similar to those used by Prostitutes for self protection. The dagger measures 11 ½” overall and has a 6 ½” long single edged Spanish Toledo steel blade which tapers to a pin sharp point (The area of Toledo in Spain has for centuries been renowned for the production of quality blades). The blade is beautifully engraved with foliate panels on both sides and the ricasso of one side is marked ‘Fabrica De Toledo’. It has a one piece Walnut handle with wire binding which is nice and tight, steel ferrule, cross guard with decoratively cut down swept quillons and steel ball top pommel. The dagger is complete with original steel mounted brown leather scabbard with stitched seam. All leather and stitching are intact. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2397

RARE, WW2 Italian Fighting Knife Constructed In Part from The 2nd Pattern Italian fascist, MVSN (Milizia Voluntaria Sicurezza Nationale) Dagger With WW1 Austro Hungarian Form Trench knife Blade & Steel Scabbard. ED 2389 - ED 2389
This is an excellent original WW2 Italian Fighting Knife & Scabbard. These knives have blades similar to WW1 Austro Hungarian trench/ fighting daggers and were constructed In Part from The 2nd Pattern Italian fascist, MVSN Dagger (see page 75 plates 376-377 of Stephen’s book ‘Fighting Knives’). The knife has an 8 ¼” single edged blade which has no damage and just light staining consistent with age. It measures 13 ¼” overall. It has the correct contoured wood handle with rivetsand oval steel cross guard. The knife is complete with its original steel scabbard with fixed steel belt loop. The scabbard retains much of its original black paint. Price for this rare WW2 Italian fighting knife includes UK delivery ED 2359

RARE, WW1 Austro Hungarian Trench Fighting Knife By Joachim Winternitz, Steyr, Austria & Scabbard. Sn 10846 - 10846
An original Austro Hungarian WW1 Fighting/Trench Knife & Scabbard. The knife has a single edge 8 1/2" steel blade with an overall length of 13". The blade is in very good condition. The ricasso has the 'archer' mark of the rare manufacturer 'Joachim Winternitz, Independent bayonet maker in Steyr, Austria'. The smooth wooden grips are secured with rivets. The scabbard is metal, retains it's original green finish and has integral fixed belt rings at the rear of the throat. This is a very good condition, rare trench knife and scabbard. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 10846

Currently Unavailable Late 1800's- Early 1900's, Malayan Native Dagger With Ornate Antique Ivory Or Bone Handle With Hand Forged Acid Wash Blade & Brass Mounted Hardwood Scabbard. Sn 10680 - 10680
The kris is a type of dagger, often with a pistol-gripped shaped handle. Traditionally worn as a status symbol and carried by warriors. The kris is characterised by its distinctive wavy blade. The blade is given its characteristic shape by folding different types of metal together and then washing it in acid. Kris were said to be infused with venom during their forging but the method of doing this was a closely guarded secret among blacksmiths. This is an excellent Malayan Kris most likely made in the late 1800's -Early 1900's. It has a beautiful 15 1/2" long acid washed, hand forged Kris blade which incorporates it's ornate barbed design. The handle is beautifully hand crafted from antique Ivory or Bone and has a decorative ferrule. The dagger measures 19 3/4" overall and is complete with it's original hardwood scabbard. The body of the scabbard is wrapped in a thin sheet of brass with a foliate hammered design. Price for this beautiful ethnic piece includes UK delivery. Sn 10680

Post WW2 Israeli Military KA-BAR Pattern Fighting Knife With Israeli State Star Mark & Sheath. Sn 9882 - 9882
KA-BAR is the contemporary popular name for the combat knife first adopted by the United States Marine Corps (USMC) in November 1942 during WW2. This is an excellent Post war original Israeli Military example of the Kabar Pattern knife complete with leather sheath. The knife has a 7" steel clip point blade and compressed leather-washer handle. The ricasso is crisply marked with an Israeli State Star. It is complete with original leather sheath which has a retaining strap with press stud fastener and large belt loop. All leather and stitching of the sheath are intact. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 9882

Spanish Special Operations Unit, Green Berets, Close Quarter Combat & Survival Bolo Knife With Sawback & Scabbard. ED 2233 - ED 2233
During the 1970s this 'survival' bolo was issued to the Spanish Special Operations Unit the ' Cuerpo de Operaciones Especiales' their Green Berets ( see item 209 in Hughes and Jenkins 'A Primer of Military Knives Part Two'). It is 10 inches overall with a distictive 5 1/2 inch Bolo blade with a saw back. The grips are finely chequered secured by two steel screw bolts. The pommel, tang and long curved cross guard are of one piece steel construction. The blade has the National Toledo Armaments Factory emblem etched into it ( illustrated) The cross guard has ' V379' and 'U'. It comes with its original steel mounted leather scabbard which is also in good order. The stitching is intact as is the retaining strap and stud. This is a very nice example of a rare dagger in the UK. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2233

An 'Unknown Origin' (Possibly Italian) Heavy Fighting Knife in later Scabbard Sn 8424:49 - 8424:49
An 'Unknown Origin' (Possibly Italian) heavy fighting knife in a later scabbard. The Fighting knife has a one piece light wood smooth grip, the blade is secured with two bolts. It has a straight guard and polished steel double edged blade. The blade measures 7 1/4" long and 1" wide at its widest point. This is a heavy duty fighting knife. The scabbard is later, and made of tan leather , it fits the knife perfectly and has a securing loop fastened with a brass press stud. The price includes Uk delivery.

Victorian Argentinian Large Gaucho Boot Dagger By La Movadina & Sheath. ED 2081. - ED 2081
This is an attractive Victorian boot dagger used by South American Gaucho's carried as a fighting weapon for self defence & for use while herding cattle. As is common with these knives it is ornately decorated. The dagger has a broad single edged dagger blade tapering to a sharp point. The blade measures 7 1/2" and is 12 1/2" overall. The blade is stamped ' La Movadina Industria Argentina' (Spanish: The Movadina Industry Argentina). It's white metal handle is ornately decorated with a foliate design and marked 'Industria Argentina' (Made in Argentina). The dagger is complete with decoratively tooled leather scabbard with large chape and upper mount with boot/ belt hook. Both the chape and upper mount are highly decorated with a matching foliate design. The boot hook is also stamped 'Industria Argentina'. Price includes UK delivery. ED 2081.
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