All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1910 item #1028477 (stock #TPH-52-PH)
From Panay Island, Visayan Island Group Philippines. A sword with a powerful, heavy blade with a downward, Klewang style tip, the last five inches of the top curve bearing a false edge. The plain wood hilt finished in a gracefully curved abstract that suggests the shape of the deity heads used on later swords. The hilt has an octagon shaped bronze ferrule. The scabbard has a brass throat and metal bands. The belt loop is carved as an integral part of the scabbard...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #293867 (stock #100120)
A WWll Imperial Japanese Army Air Force Airman / pilot's summer flying helmet / hat and portrait. The large photo portrait ( 9" x 11 1/2") is of an unknown army airman wearing a two piece type summer flying suit, helmet and goggles. The three star collar tabs indicate that his rank is most likely Sergeant Major.The summer flying helmet is of typical light tan leather with IJAAF orange star on the front. Chin strap and rear adjustment strap show signs of use...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1920 item #1261463
Very attractive badge for 40 year faithful service in the Prusiian Railway. The badge is a perfectly toned silver body with similarly toned gold plating to the Prussian crown and the 40 plate. The reverse has the imperial German maker mark on reverse of the 40 plate reads JOH WAGNER & SOHN BERLIN. To the left of Berlin is the associated half moon and crown logo...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1700 item #755012 (stock #ES271)
Authentic Antique 17th century Indian Mughal mace (shashbura, lung tearer) Islamic Persian Shishpar literally means "six blade". Details:Made entirely of steel, head formed of nine flanges, below a domed finial, and a cylindrical haft with a Khanda sword type basket hilt. The mace was one of the principal weapons used for hand-to-hand fighting and was commonly hung from a saddle. These types of maces were used widely in Eastern Europe. Measurements: Overall length: 79 cm (31 in)...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1123505 (stock #ES524)
Antique 19th century Indo Persian Islamic Sword “Khyber Knife” or “Salawar Yatagan”. This is the national sword of the Afridis, and many other tribes living in and near the Khyber Pass, Turkistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1120748 (stock #E504)
SOLD Authentic antique 19th century Imperial Russian Naval Dirk –Dagger with a tapering colichemarde steel blade, a hilt with bone facing, a brass S-shaped crossguard, a rectangular pommel with a rounded finial bulb. Retaining its original black lacquered leather scabbard mounted with a brass locket, chape, and two mounts with loops for suspension.
CONDITION: The dirk is in its original untouched condition, except for a broken part on one of the quillion...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1940 item #1250183
Very attractive medal reading BATTAGLIONE GENIO PIONIERI "CENTAURO", which of course refers to the engineer battalion of the Centauro Division. In the middle of this wording is the unit emblem of the centaur shooting an arrow. On the reverse is a nice rendition of what seems to be a tank using a plow to clear a path through obstructions and a pontoon bridge in background; Both good engineer references. The Centauro Division was formed in early 1939 by expanding the 1st Armoured Brigade Corazzata...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1950 item #1216667
Very nice fascist Italian 9th Army (9 Armata) medal commemorating the 1940-1941 campaign in Greece and Albania (Given on the medal as Grecia E Jugoslavia). This famous campaign was basically a disaster and required the involvement of German forces to save the day. This of course caused a delay in the German invasion of Russia spelling disaster for the enterprise. One could say that this poorly planned and poorly executed campaign by the Italians drastically changed the course of history...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Souvenirs : Pre 1930 item #1124073 (stock #E513)
German porcelain UNTER WEISS BACH well modelled porcelain bust of Napoleon Bonaparte wearing his famous hat and favorite uniform of Colonel of Chasseurs Cheval de la Garde Imperial.
CONDITION: in excellent condition, with no chips, cracks or repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 15.5cm (6 1/8 inches)

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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1028894 (stock #TPH-2-PHO)
A good quality fighting Kampilan of the Maquindado warriors of Mindanao, Philippines. The hilt is carved with attention to fine detail and the eyes are inset with brass convex discs. The quality iron guard is forged in a twist pattern with a plain, smaller guard on the opposing side of the hilt. The hair is missing. The long, well crafted blade has a nice, undisturbed patina which reveals some folded metal and swells to a wedge tip. 19th C. Overall length, 38.5", blade 27".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1256868
I believe this to be a horseshoe cleaner. During WWI armies were extremely reliant on horsepower for mobility. This was a fact even in WWII far more then most realize. This is a simple blunt iron blade on a wood hilt. The "blade" is slightly curved but with an exaggerated hook on the end. The blade is dated 1916. There is also a maker logo on the ricasso. It is very light only only a few letters are visible on the right side around the image of a horse. Interesting item.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1138198 (stock #E496)
SOLD Antique 18th century Hungarian Pandur- Infantry officer’s sword with a typical 18th century Hungarian hussar brass stirrup hilt knuckle bow, quillon with bud-shaped terminal, a pair of langets, a back-piece decorated with an elaborated radial pattern, with an almond shaped flat pommel, retaining its original wooden grip covered with ribbed brass foil. The bounding of the wooden grip in metal foil is distinguishing for 17th -18th century Hungarian swords...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1222799 (stock #ES628)
Rare Authentic Antique 17th -18th century huge Turkish Ottoman Islamic flanged Mace, of superb quality, decorated with Gold inlaid koftgari.

DETAILS: A pear -shaped steel head formed of six sturdy flanges with domed central finial, on its original massive wooden haft, covered with crimson velvet, with a long tubular facet steel socket and grip, fitted with a single full-length iron strap between.

This form of the flanged maces, or winged maces, where the head of the mace ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #923645 (stock #ES431)
Antique 18th-19th century Turkish Ottoman Sword Yatagan-Yataghan. DETAILS: a characteristic ear shaped hilt is made of two pieces of dark brown wood mounted in brass; the recurved single edged Damascus steel blade is ornamented with silver inlaid Arabic calligraphy and arabesque design. A leather-bound wooden scabbard s with brass fittings decorated with design of foliage and scrolls, locket of the scabbard is in the form of the dragon head...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1700 item #572693 (stock #AR30)
17th century, Indo-Persian Bazu Band in typical Indian style.
DETAILS: forged from single piece of steel and hemispherical in section with a narrow horizontal ridge across the wrist, attached to the matching back-plate by hinges, both front and back plates are reinforced at their edges with an overlaid, serrated border decorated in brass.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 13 inches (33 cm).
REFERENCE: “A glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor” by George C...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1187158
American army officers 19thc dress sword-has steel scabbard-condition of blade and scabbard is excellent-blade is marked L.Bostwick New Haven CT-blade is 31 inches-37 inches overall length-wrapped wire handle ormolu brass hilt with eagle, flag and shield designs on pommel and hilt
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1900 item #1247346
Very nice silver medal; The 1870 Medal of Merit for the City of Rome. The only negative is the blob of wax on the ribbon which could certainly be removed by someone properly motivated. The important point is that the original ribbon is present. ROMA is found on the ring attaching the medal to the suspension ring. Very nice medal.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1142385 (stock #ES583)
A rare extremely well made antique 18th-19th century Filipino Muslim Moro Islamic armour. Composed of 68 rectangular thick kabau horn plates, each bordered with incised lines, linked together by solid butted brass rings, brass chain mail with collar and short sleeves, open down the front, main breastplates with applied embossed silver decorative panels, in floral shapes, and decorative studs, held together by two pivoting pierced and engraved locking catches.
REFERENCES: “A Glossary of ...