All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1124266 (stock #ES521)
Rare antique 17th century Turkish Ottoman Islamic Shield- Buckler. Details: A shield constructed of a solid wooden core, the exterior surface entirely covered by small brass tokens reinforced by iron nails, and a central domed iron boss (umbo). The inner side reinforced by a solid iron plate fitted with suspension loops, retaining the original braided leather handle...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #490946 (stock #ES232)
19th century Nepalese combat knife kukri with a very high quality hand forged re-curved and very sharp single edge blade with twin fullers. Details: struck at the ricasso with the maker’s markings, rhino horn grip with brass bolster, engraved ring and pommel cap, original brown leather covered wooden scabbard with brass chape. Such knives were used by Gurka soldiers in the British army service. Overall length: 18 1/8 inches (46 cm).
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1127390 (stock #ES563)
Antique 19th century Turkish Ottoman dagger Bichaq. DETAILS: A slightly curved single – edged steel blade cut with fullers, a hilt encased in silvered brass, with applied ornaments repousse with scrolling foliage and rococo pattern and flowers.
In its original velvet – covered wooden scabbard with large locket and chape, decorated en suite with the hilt with applied repousse ornaments...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1920 item #1123647
I am not sure if this falls under the category of "trench art" or if it is more of a war souvenir but it is cool nonetheless. This is a letter opener with a 1914 miniature iron cross riveted on. I am not sure if this is ivory, horn or something else but I don't see any ivory grain. There is a notch to catch and tear the envelope when opening it. Small metal piece on top acts as a paper clip holding a piece of paper so I guess this could also be used as a bookmark. 10cm overall length...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1246632 (stock #MI-822-MB)
A rarely encountered, stahlblech (steel) pattern, Prussian EM Artillery Helmet. Pressed from one piece sheet of steel and finished with a rolled rim. The body with faint circular tool marks beneath the olive green paint. Original grey fittings, kokards and chin strap. The liner has minor losses, as shown. This is late production, after 1915 and the liner does not have a felt band...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #470022 (stock #E193)
Late, 19th century German-Bavarian Cuirassier officer’s sword. Details: the stirrup hilt with langets, wire bound black composition grip, straight single edged blade with twin fullers and spear point, engraved on both sides with Bavarian lion holding the shield and the ribbon with motto “In Treue Fest”. In its original black lacquered steel scabbard. The overall length is 92,7cm (36 ½ in). Condition: good.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1940 item #1155077
Very interesting helmet. Many Dutch helmets were used by foreighn volunteers fighting with the Germans. When not in use by Dutch soldiers the lion crest was generally removed. The fact that it remains here indicates this was possibly used by Dutch SS voluntees. The camouflage paint job is certainly old and period and the name label being German corroborates. Whatever its story may be this is a fascinating helmet. Liner is fine but metal buckles are well rusted.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Uniforms : Pre 1940 item #924559
WWII Japanese navy tunic. No damage that I can find. Label shown in picture is just under the bib in the rear. Nice example.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1276178 (stock #ES717)
Rare, superb quality antique, 19th century Turkmenistan, Islamic Central Asian Turkoman Tekke horse trapping - chest-band (Ornaments, Jewelry)...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #321939 (stock #EA132)
An early type of gaucho knife, early 19th century, made of hand forged steel with silver and ebony handle. Entire length: 11 ½ inches. Condition: rust pitting on the blade showing age and use.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #967484 (stock #E438)
Antique 18th century Eastern European brass cartridge box in the form of a shield. The front and sides are cast and chased, the front plate is decorated with a pair of standing lions surmounted by a figure of a woman amidst scrollwork and flanged by two eagles perched on branches. A hinged lid surmounted with elaborated figures of two winged dragons. The rear is fitted with a belt loop for suspension.
MEASUREMENTS: 11.6 cm (4 ½ in) high...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Uniforms : Pre 1960 item #1200612
Three colorized prints featuring an American General in the Infantry(1794), an Austrian Regiment Officer (1840) and a 16thC Officer in the Queen's L.D. Lancers(1835-1840). These prints may have originally been in a book and all are signed by the same artist. The American General print has a small crease on the bottom. 11" x 13"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1800 item #572652 (stock #ES289)
Ch’ing Dynasty, late 18th century Chinese short sword with a double edged sturdy blade and rosewood grip.
DETAILS: the cross guard, pommel, and fittings of the scabbard are made from brass beautifully hand chiselled with symbols of Longevity and images of bats (Chinese symbol of good luck), in its original turtle shell covered scabbard...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1124600 (stock #ES544)
Exceptional Antique 19th century Indo Persian Islamic Mughal dagger Khanjar. DETAILS: A curved double – edged sturdy steel blade with central ridge, with an elaborated chiseled silver ferrule, a hardwood grip carved with a horse mane, beautifully sculptured silver horse’s head pommel, chiseled with fine detail, with eyes inlaid in red enamel. In its leather –covered wooden scabbard with silver chape...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #23981 (stock #1537pr)
Hand engraved blade. Reads in Spanish (translated) "If you do not buy me, do not bother me." (The Mexicans certainly captured the credo of the small businessman.) Beautifully engraved blade.nice condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Uniforms : Pre 1920 item #964160
Extremely interesting example of an Imperial German Bavarian belt buckle. Nice two piece brass frame with silver Prussian crown disc. Sides and reverse show a most interesting mechanism that I honestly can't exactly figure out; It looks like some sort of a friction type fit. Middle tab is marked DRGM 172088. Really a most unique buckle which would look good in even an advanced collection.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Historical : Pre 1930 item #1245459
Wonderfully made naval cannon made from wood from the U.S Frigate Constitution. This frigate, of course, was famous for some very famous successes against highly skilled British ships in the war of 1812. When the ship was overhauled in 1927 the old wood was made into souvenirs and sold to the public (Imagine that happening today?)...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1837 VR item #592424 (stock #ES322)
Superb 18th - 19th century Turkish Ottoman Sword Yatagan in the scabbard with a characteristic walrus ear shaped hilt. DETAILS: the hilt is made of two large pieces of walrus ivory mounted in gold gilded metal decorated in a typical Balkan raised knobbed design, the recurved single edged blade with a narrow fuller is ornamented with silver and gold inlaid Arabic calligraphy, in its original leather covered wooden scabbard with brass fittings...