Large antique Indo-Persian steel shield Separ, 18th -19th century,
Qajar dynasty. Of circular convex form decorated on the center with
Arabic calligraphy, surmounted with cartouches containing human
figures in Persian costumes and foliage...
SOLD--Antique 19th century Arab silver –mounted dagger Jambiya with curved double-edged blade formed with a medial ridge, silver hilt of open wire fine filigree bead work with raised knobbed pattern., silver scabbard with wooden insert decorated en suite with the hilt and fitted with a belt loops for suspension.
Overall length with the scabbard: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 inches).
Condition: The Jambiya is in good condition and shape considering its age with signs of age and usage patina.
Antique, late 19th century American Mameluke style sword. DETAILS: ornate gild hilt of solid brass decorated with foliage and crescent moon, slightly curved nickel plated single edged steel blade with fuller and spear point, brass mounted and covered by crimson leather metal scabbard. Overall length in the scabbard: 88 cm (34 5/8 inches). CONDITION: the sword is in good condition except for a tight scabbard.
18th century, Indo Persian Helmet, Kulah Khud in excavated condition.
DETAILS: shallow ribbed skull with plume holder finial, front with two plume sockets and the nosal bar, lower edge fitted with mail coif of fine steel links.
MEASUREMENTS: 33cm (13 in) tall from the top of the plume holder to the bottom of the mail.
CONDITION: in excavated condition.
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Fine Afghan dagger in highly decorated silver sheath-18thc-blade superb steel-probably DAMASCUS-razor sharp-Ivory handle with enamel and metal decorations- two small nicks on top of eared grip-14 inches long
This sterling silver Armed Forces cap charm displays the honorable anchor insignia. The cap is 3 dimensional and measures 3/4" x 1" x 3/8" high. It has good heft. Its jump ring is marked STERLING.
A superb quality 19th C. Moroccan nimcha with a fabulous French made blade specifcally for the Moroccan trade in the classic Nimcha shape. The very large handle is in nearly perfect condition with a two tone color present in the highest quality Nimcha handles and with a gold koftgari crossguard in 99% condition and silver mounted scabbard. Particularly pleasing is the original thick and lustrous orange textile hanger.
Overall length is 40"
Moroccan Dagger with a very intricately decorated silver sheath. Only one side is covered with silver, the other side is brass. Blade alone: 9 inches. Over 200 years old. Total Length:16 inches. Blade alone: 9 inches.
Very fine American Civil War Union officers saber-signed W.H. Horstmann & Sons Philadelphia--brass sword guard has large US as part of design-blade is in good shape except the very tip is bent up-no scabbard-blade is covered with detailed patriotic designs to include maker name and US-40 inches long---quality weapon
WWI USN dog tag. It is on what appears to be the original chain which is, unfortunately broken. Obverse includes name, Frank Brody as well as what I assume are his birthdate and maybe date of entry to the Navy: 9-1-97 and 6-18-18. USNRF was the US Naval Reserve Force. The reverse shows Frank's thumbprint. Nice piece of WWI history.
This is a nice large 28x40 recruiting poster from 1966. The printer is Dunlap and the artist initials are P.E.H. It is in A cond.
Fine and rare Dayak sword circa late 19th century. Total L: 66cm/26in, blade L: 38cm/14.9in. The wood handle and scabbard are exquisitely carved and the blade (an old replacement) has a very sharp cutting edge. During my last visit to Sarawak in 2005 I did not see any genuinely antique complete swords for sale. This piece was acquired from an Australian collection last year and I suspect that most heirloom swords are now only in overseas collections...
An Authentic antique early 20th Century British Grenadier Guards Bearskin hat with its original painted tin carrying case and the wooden stand...
For Sale: New Old Stock Vietnam Service Medal with 4 campaign stars with Ribbon Bar also with 4 campaign stars in the box of issue also in New Old Stock condition.
Box reads: 8455-926-1964, Medal set Vietnam Service, Consisting of pendant, Service Ribbon with Clip and Bar. Regular Size, 1 Set, AB, D.S.A. 100-69-C-2506
About the Vietnam Service Medal:
The Medal was established by Executive Order 11231 on July 8th 1965...
SOLD Rare Antique Turkish Ottoman sword Kilij with 17th century blade and 18th century solid silver mounts. DETAILS: A rare 17th century, or earlier, massive and broad curved single edged Turkish blade of kilij form, cut on each side with a long shallow fuller and yelmen made of Damascus steel Wootz...
A custom tailored, Imperial Russian, Colonel of Railway Engineers frock coat. Wool with a velvet collar and silk lining. There are ten large silver buttons bearing the crest of Railway Engineers on the front, two smaller buttons on each of the sleeves and four large buttons on the back. The coat has a tailored port for a sword hanger as well as a tailored port for a badge or medal...
Antique 19th century extremely large, 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. Details: straight and heavy single-edged T section steel blade tapering gradually from the hilt to the point .The hilt is formed of two pieces of bone grips riveted to the tang, the guard- slight projection of the hilt...
The Hindenburg cross was the first medal issued by the newly risen Nazi party. Also known as the Ehrenkreuz fut Frontkampfer. Not a terribly rare medal but this one comes with a very nice award document. This one was awarded November 14 1934 and has a nice early party stamp with swaz. Folded with some tiny separation in the corners but still solid. Nice clean document and medal is well presented on a very nicely wrapped parade mount.