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Imperial German 1899 Dated 'Sword Manufacturer's Sample' Miniature Kaiserliche Marine Naval Officer's Sword With Etched Blade by Weyersberg Kirschbaum Solingen & Scabbard. Sn 10698 - 10698
This quality made piece was made in the Imperial German Era by the famous German sword manufacturer Weyersberg Kirschbaum, Solingen. It is no doubt a sample piece made to advertise the quality of their full size weapons. It is in excellent undamaged condition. The sword measures 9 ¾” overall and the 7 ¾” blade is etched on both sides, one side with ‘Blacksmith at Anvil’ Trademark, and foliate panels incorporating the Imperial German Kaiserliche Marine Naval ‘Rope & Anchor’ motif, with German Script ‘JN JANK BAREI RINNERUN ANDEN INVERGESS LICHEN AIESERTA JM BERGISCHI LANDE AM 12 AUGUST 1899 DIE ALT WAFFENSTAD SOLINGEN HURRAH DEM KAISER’. The reverse with Imperial Eagle, depiction of a Saxon Warrior, Crown above Cross and Ship at Sea together with wording ‘SEINER MAJESTEI DEM DEUTSCHEN KAISER UND KONIG VON PRUESSEN WILHELM II’. The blade is fitted with original hilt washer. The gilt grip with Imperial Crown pommel has a full knuckle guard embossed Imperial Eagle. Its blackened brass or copper scabbard has 2 original hanging rings. Price for this unusual attractive Imperial piece worthy of further research includes UK delivery. Sn 10698
£295.00

Prussian 1918 Pattern Artilleryman’s Sword With Etched Blade & Scabbard. ED 2402 - ED 2402
This original Prussian 1918 Pattern Artilleryman’s Sword & Scabbard are in very good condition (see page 200 of the book World Swords 1400-1945 by Withers). The sword has a clean single edged, fullered, 30 1/2 inch Sabre type blade (35 1/2" overall). The blade is very faintly engraved with light foliate decoration which is visible on close inspection. Its cross guard, flat knuckle guard with cord slot & pommel are undamaged. Its ribbed wood grip is leather covered and has service wear to be expected with age. The sword is complete with its original steel scabbard with single fixed hanging ring and large shoe. The scabbard has no dents. Price includes UK delivery. ED 2402
£395.00

1st Edition Of 'Swords Of Hitler's Third Reich' Book By Major John Angolia. BO 1027 - BO 1027
A 1st Edition copy of 'Swords Of Hitler's Third Reich'' by Major John Angolia. It was privately published in 1969 by Frederick J. Stephens. This was the authors first book and covers all known swords of Hitler's Third Reich including the Herman Goring Wedding Sword and the Armistice Sword together with accoutrements and accessories. It is a classic work and should be in any serious collector/student library. The price includes UK delivery. BO 1027
£110.00

1st Edition of 'Swords Of Germany 1900/1945 By John R. Angolia. BO 1025 - BO 1025
A 1st Edition copy of 'Swords Of Germany 1900/1945' book by John R. Angolia with a Imperial Supplement by Gregory Douglas. It was published by R. James bender in 1988. This is an up-dated and revised edition of the authors 1st book from 20 years previously (Swords of Hitlers Third Reich). Using new photographs and with new information gleaned over the preceding 20 years. This is getting harder to find. The price includes UK delivery. BO 1025
£95.00

VERY RARE, 1864 Pattern British Cavalry Troopers Sword By Mole & Scabbard. ED 2112 - ED 2112
1864 Pattern Cavalry trooper's swords are rare to find. It is known that 12,000 of the weapons were in stock for use in the second Afghan war (see page 100 of World Swords by Withers). This is a good original, 1864 Pattern British Cavalry Troopers Sword & Scabbard. The Sword has a 32 1/2 " single edged blade with fuller (38 1/2" overall). The blade has slight staining to be expected but is extremely sharp. The ricasso is marked by the manufacturer 'Mole Birm' (Birmingham) and with an India service mark (illustrated). The reverse is stamped with faint inspection marks. The blade is nicely etched with the manufacturer's Birmingham cartouche (illustrated). The hilt is fitted with it's original leather washer. It has the correct full bowl guard and stippled black grip secured by the correct 5 rivets. The bowl guard is pitted but has no rust or dents. The grips have service wear but are totally secure. It is complete with it's steel scabbard with 2 hanging rings. The scabbard has even patina throughout. Price includes UK delivery. ED 2112.
£750.00

MINT, Full Size, English 16th Century Design, Wilkinson Presentation Sword With Etched Blade. Sn 10681 - 10681
This is a quality made near mint presentation sword made in the form of a 16th century weapon. It has a clean 28 1/4" double edged rapier type blade and measures 34 1/2" overall. One side of the blade is beautifully etched with the Wilkinson Sword England name & Elizabeth II Royal Appointments together with intricate etched panel decoration. The reverse is void for presentation engraving. The brass crossguard has a void langet which could also be engraved for presentation. It has an undamaged walnut handle and brass pommel. These swords were produced without scabbard. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 10681
£225.00

Imperial German 'Sword Manufacturer's Sample' Miniature Cavalry Officer's Sword With Gilt & Blue Etched Blade, Twisted Wire Cord, Weighted Acorn Portepee & Scabbard. Sn 10698 - 10698
This quality made piece which is most likely an Imperial German sword manufacturer's sample piece made to advertise the quality of their full size weapons is in excellent undamaged condition. It measures 10" overall and the 7 1/2" blade is etched with gilt and blue on both sides 'Du Schweistest In Wettern Schwert Du Schufest Das Reich Uns Im Weltall Geerht'. The gilt grip with Imperial Crown pommel has a full knuckle guard embossed with an Angel crowning an Eagle. The sword is fitted with it's original bronze or copper twisted wire cord and solid copper or bronze acorn shaped portepee. It's steel scabbard has ornate gilt fittings and 2 hanging rings. Price for this unusual attractive piece includes UK delivery. Sn 10698
£275.00

1912 Pattern British Officer's Cavalry Sword By Wilkinson Sword Blade No. 53639 & Scabbard. ED 2351 - ED 2351
This is an original British Officer's 1912 pattern Sword & Scabbard. The sword has a 35 1/2" single edged blade with fuller (43 1/2" overall). The blade has some staining consistent with age & some visible foliate decorative panels on both sides. One side of the ricasso is marked with ordnance quality star and the reverse with partially visible 'Wilkinson' manufacturer's name. The back of the blade is marked 'London Made' and numbered '53639'. The full knuckle guard is decorated with a foliate design and it has a stepped pommel. It's fish skin grip with wire binding are in superb condition. The sword is complete with it's leather bound wood scabbard with brass hanging bar. The leather covering of the scabbards large shoe has some service wear. Price for this numbered Wilkinson sword worthy of further research includes UK delivery. ED 2351
£475.00

British 1827/97 Pattern Officer's Sword With Etched 1827 Pattern Blade To The 6th North York Rifle Volunteers By Henry Wilkinson London Blade No. 10409 & P.1897 Hilt With Copy Of Original Wilkinson Record Of Sale Dated 1860, Cord, Knot & Scabbard. ED 2350 - ED 2350
This is an original British Officer's Victorian Era Sword & Scabbard. It has a has a 32 1/2" blade (38 1/2" overall) with partial fuller. The blade is clean and beautifully etched on both sides. One side has decorative foliate panels and Queen Victoria Royal Cypher with Crown. It is also has the ordnance acceptance star with roundel. The reverse has 'North York VI Rifle Volunteers' above militia 'horn' and foliate panels. The blade is fitted with original leather washer. The blade is also etched by the manufacturer 'Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London'. The back of the blade is stamped with number '10409'. It has a full 1897 Pattern knuckle guard incorporating the Militia 'Crown with horn' badge & King George Crown indicating that the sword was re hilted after the death of Queen Victoria for WW1 Service as was common with military swords of that era (see page 166 plate 158 of Swords Of The British Army by Robson for an illustration of the 1897 pattern knuckle guard). The guard is fitted with original leather strap/ cord and 'acorn' knot. It has a curved stepped pommel with ball end, fish skin grip with wire binding in superb condition. It is complete with leather covered wood scabbard with brass throat mount and large shoe. The sword is accompanied by a copy of the original Wilkinson archive record which describes blade number 10409 as being a 'Medium Rifle Sword In Steel' proved on 28/03/1860 & finished on 18/04/1860. The record also shows the sword being sold to a J.H. Aspinall (James H. Aspinall 2nd Lieut. Royal Cornwall Rangers 23/02/1876). The Price for this excellent Militia sword with archive record worthy of further research includes UK delivery. ED 2350
£595.00

Victorian, British Pattern 1827 Officer's Sword With Etched Blade To The North York Militia By Brown & Son London & Scabbard. Sn 101111 - 10111
This is an original 1827 Pattern Sword & Scabbard. It has a has a 32 1/2" blade (38 1/2" overall) with partial fuller. The blade is clean and beautifully etched on both sides with decorative foliate panels and banners. One side has 'Crown' (Victoria) with Royal Cypher. The reverse has the North York Militia Badge. The ricasso has the ordnance acceptance star with inlaid roundel at the ricasso and fitted with original leather washer. The blade is also etched by the manufacturer 'Brown & Son 10/11 Princes St, Hanover Sq, London'. It has a voided full knuckle guard with the Militia 'Crown with horn' badge. It has a curved stepped pommel with ball end, fish skin grip with wire binding in superb condition. It is complete with steel scabbard with 2 hanging rings and large shoe. The scabbard has some staining and minor dents consistent with age and service wear. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 10111
£475.00
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