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 : Pre 1800 item #1241884
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$975.00
Very fine Turkish 18thc flintlock pistol-18 inches-barrel shows wear and is six-sided-brass fittings at butt of stock with extensive mother of pearl inlay on stock-inlay is complete with surrounded with imbedded wire-minor damage to stock at barrel end=beautiful piece-firing mechanism complete
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 : 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 1900 item #1204990
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$950.00
fine Spanish percussion pistol-probably conversion from 18thc flintlock-extensively marked on barrel top-ornate brass fitting-stock looks like tiger maple-16 inches long-some small screws missing on stock and brass and iron side plates-nice piece
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 : 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
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1187158
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$485.00
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 : Edged Weapons : Pre 1940 item #1113059
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$925.00
Third Reich German Army Officer dress dagger-marked Solinger and dated 1939 in blade with mark B&A in cross-15.5 inches in fitted scabbard-no condition problems
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1940 item #1112955
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
German Third Reich National Socialist officers dress dagger-ca 1930s-with belt strap-16 inches in fitted scabbard-no condition problems