All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1950 item #1283400
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Rare WWII Hungarian air force officers dagger-has Hungarian crest on scabbard as well as in gold on blade-blade has dedication engraved to SUMEGI ELEK HADNAGY U RRAK and dated 1943- stamped in blade is MEZZAROSLAJOS BUDAPEST-piece in excellent condition except scabbard release mechanism some times sticks-14 inches lang in scabbard
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1251983
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$475.00
Rare early carved wood cannon used in casting cannons-piece is composed of two pieces and pegged together to be split during casting process to make molds-has some labeling on it and later inventory number--metallic label has a scrolled B on it-no condition problems--21 inches long--well turned piece-ca 1900-probably from an old foundry-most likely American
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1960 item #1249939
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$65.00
Scottish faux Dirk--this piece is designed as decorative--it is well designed with Celtic knots and leather scabbard-handle has small jade fist decoration grasping a cross of St Andrew-it may have been designed for a female auxiliaray or for burial by frugal Scotts who did not want to waste a good weapon at a burial or there may be there is a new breed of politically correct Scot who eschews carrying a blade in his sock--8.5 inches long--it will not even cut butter--20thc
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1700 item #1243121
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3200.00
This rare piece-uncertain of age, but the shield is probably early 19thc- the two Viking swords are much earlier- steel shield has rust but intricate Nordic designs are apparent and might have later brass band on edges-the sword with the wood handle has a drying crack-has high quality carving with fine patina and distinctive form with distinctive metal blade, hand forged that still sharp on both sides--the other sword with broad blade, having blood runners also sharp on both sides--pommel is hand forged as well as blade-the hilt is iron covered with wood and old hand tooled leather flap-handle is wrapped with braided leather-the provenance of the piece is that it was from the Royal Caribbean lines on a retired cruise ship named the Viking-it adorned the ships main dining room and ended up in a steamship line reception center in San Juan Puerto Rico--from there it fell into my hands--have not removed weapons from wood mounting=shield diameter is 24 inches-both swords 40 inches--
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1241916
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
18thc Spanish flintlock pistol-18 inches-engraving on spine of barrel- engraved brass fittings-part of ram rod missing-firing-mechanism complete--has unique iron loop as part of trigger- probably used for remote action-metal components show wear=handsome item-stock has two old small brass plates to reinforce
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1241772
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$850.00
Very rare US Navy Civil War boarding cutless-on blade is USN date 1862--piece is marked MFG by AMES CHICAPEE MASS.- -wear to blade-no scabbard-wire wrapping on handle gone-31.75 inches long
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1241770
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$750.00
Very rare US Navy Civil War boarding cutless-on blade is USN DR date !86?--piece is most likely made by AMES=- mark that has been obliterated by age--it is identical to typical AMES cutless of the time-wear to blade-no scabbard-wire wrapping on handle is gone-31.75 inches long
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1213698
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1950.00
Japanese 18thc hand forged katana-marked on tang with file marks indicating it was made in Bunga area-steel tsuba-gilt highlighted menuki on pommel and handle that is covered with ray skin-menuki on both sides of handle appear to be shishi dogs-design on pommel and fuchi are dragons-blade is in fine condition =no rust--lacquered scabbard with no condition problems-38 inches long
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1213504
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1995.00
Meiji hand forged dagger with exquisitely carved old ivory handle and scabbard--there are 23 figures carved in bas relief-depicts celebration dance over enemy whose two heads are in a basket at base of scabbard--there is a signature shield of the ivory carver at base of scabbard-13.5 inches-blade is in good condition and retains polish. handle has drying cracks-fuchi collar has minor damage on the inner ring-small kozuka appears missing- tsuba is loose--museum quality for certain
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1800 item #1209813
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1550.00
Very rare 1st Empire French Napoleonic dress sword with s leather sword belt--ca 1800-belt shows wear-sword blade carries rust and belt and leather covered scabbard are festooned with Empire brasses--Eagle grip is cast lead and painted white-one brass ring below handle is missing-this sword is designed for dress-it is too heavy to swing or plunge in battle--it was design to impart the impression of a Roman Legionnaire when Napoleon was deep into his Empire period fresh from his exploits in Egypt--25.5 inches long--this a rare piece-a perfect, real Empire accessory
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1950 item #1209650
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
anglo Indian sword cane with silvered lion head pommel-blade is steel with chrome finish-some chrome flaking near handle-has decorative inlaid carve bone band-a misguided soul scratched a date and name into the chrome on the blade--piece is mid-20thc- hardwood scabbard that has some carving-no repairs-piece draws well from scabbard--36 inches
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Souvenirs : Pre 1950 item #1209391
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$150.00
Very classy Swiss mountain hiking stick-has handle made of Alpine goat horn and a cloven hoof -has iron tip to pierce rocky soil--piece was bought in Luzern, Switzerland and bears hiking enamel badges from Luzern, Zermatt, Saltzburg and other mountain areas-These sticks were carried with great pride by European hikers who celebrated hikes with these metal badges affixed to canes carried on the hike--this one is especially nice with the elaborate handle-35 inches long-no repairs or condition problems
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1205041
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1395.00
rare Spanish flintlock coach gun- 18thc-marked-wear to metal- ramrod missing-22 inches long-hexagon barrel-walnut stock-seldom found
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1204989
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1400.00
Spanish flintlock pistol-18thc-walnut stock-minor damage to wood on stock where pistol rests-marked-ramrod missing-16 inches long-fine weapon
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1940 item #1197412
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$725.00
Early Third Reich SA dagger-ALLES FUR DEUTCHLAND stamp-spotting on the blade, but no rust.ed on blade on one side-on the other a small figure of tiger with words TIGER SOLINGEN-14.5 inches scabbard
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1800 item #1197405
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$750.00
Rare 18thc knife from Ceylon known as Pia Kaetta-has heavy blade possibly from forged meterorite iron-workmanship on blade and handle is superb-some spotting on blade but no rust-handle is work of art made from horn or old ivory highlighted with silver elements-11.50 inches long
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Drugstore : Pre 1900 item #1193924
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1295.00
Very rare heavy cut crystal glass English sweet gin dispenser--has original spigot that even measures shots-except for minor nicks on edge of top where piece was filled with fluid -top covers them-letters are cut into glass and filled with gilt--BOORD & SONS FINEST UNSWEETENED GIN--there also acid etched advertisement in small letters on side--ca 1900-a spectacular piece of early glass-heavy weight-27.50 inches high-11 inches in diameter-glass ribs cut on sides
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1187170
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$485.00
Early German Bavarian infantry officers dress sword-ca 1919-1st WWI period-blade clearly etched with Bavarian motifs on both sides of the blade and also impressed with mark near the hilt-with steel scabbard-blade in superb condition and is curved-very minor rust on edge of grip-blade is 30.5 inches-overall length 37 inches