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**LOFT FIND**RARE** Original, WW2 Era Nazi German SS Officer’s 1936 Pattern ‘SS-Fuhrerdegen’ Honour Sword & Scabbard. Sn 15938 - 15938
This is an excellent original WW2 period Nazi German Nazi German SS Officer’s 1936 Pattern ‘SS-Fuhrerdegen’ Honour Sword & Scabbard recently found in a loft and un-messed with. These Honour swords were issued to SS- Officer candidates (see pages 231-233 of the book Swords Of Germany By Angolia). The sword has the correct nickel plated hilt, nickel plated Nazi SS-runes circular button on black background (the NCO version has an oval button) & black stained wood handle with original wire binding. The pommel has the correct knurled edge nickel plated cap. The hilt has its original Oak leaves form nickel plated ferrule. The sword measures 38 ½” overall and the ricasso of its 33 ¼” long, single edged, fullered blade has its original hilt washer. The blade is undamaged and has just staining consistent with age. There are no visible manufacturer marks on this sword. The sword is complete with its original black painted steel scabbard with single steel hanging ring, fixed hanging bar, Nickel plated throat mount and Officer’s pattern nickel plated chape (NCO versions have a drag). The scabbard retains much of its original finish and has no dents. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15938
£2,250.00

WAFFEN- SS CONNECTIONS, WW2 Era Nazi German Eickhorn Solingen, Pattern Nr 1765 ‘Prinz Eugen’ Army Officer's Dress Sword & Scabbard. Sn 15934 - 15934
This is an excellent original WW2 period Nazi German Eickhorn, Solingen, German Army Officer's Sword. The sword is the Nr 1765 ‘Prinz Eugen’ Pattern with correct alloy hilt, Nazi National Emblem ‘Eagle with Swastika’ on the langet and a plain shield on the reverse langet. This pattern of sword was also worn by members of the Waffen-SS (see page 82 of the book Swords Of Germany By Angolia). It has a flat knuckle bow and wire bound grip. The knuckle bow and back strap have oak leaf decoration. The pommel is embossewed with stylised Nazi Eagle with Swastika. The sword measures 39 ½” overall and the ricasso of its 34 ¼” long, single edged, elegantly curved, fullered blade is stamped with the Eickhorn, Solingen makers mark and Squirrel trademark (obscured under the shield langet). The blade is undamaged and has just staining consistent with age. The blade is fitted with original leather hilt washer. The sword is complete with its original black painted steel scabbard with single steel hanging ring, fixed hanging bar and small shoe. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15934
£695.00

RARE, C1770 British Infantryman’s Hanger Short Sword Sidearm Regiment Marked To The ‘6/2 Norfolk M.E.R.’ (Militia) With German Passau Sword Guild ‘Running Wolf / Fox’ Marked Blade & Rare Scabbard. Sn 16019 - 16019
An original C1770 British Infantryman’s Hanger Short Sword Sidearm. See page 154 of World Swords 1400-1945 By Withers where these hangers particularly complete with scabbards are described as rare. Our example has a 27 ¼” long, single edged curved and fullered blade and measures 33 ½” overall. The blade has staining consistent with age but no damage. The blade is marked on both sides with the running ‘Wolf / Fox’ mark of the German Passau guild of swordmakers (these marks in various forms were used by sword makers in Passau, Bavaria and then later by Solingen manufacturers. It was common for British swords to be made using German blades in the era). It has leather bound handle, heart shaped brass hand guard with curved knuckle bar and urn shaped pommel. The guard is crisply Regiment maked ‘6/2 Norfolk M.E.R’ most likely a unit of the Norfolk Militia which was formed under the Militia Act of 1757, replacing earlier less formal arrangements.The Sword is complete with its rare to find original leather scabbard with correct elongated brass belt hook near to the throat (identical to the example illustrated on page 154 of Wither’s book). The leather is supple but has areas of wear to be expected with age and service use. The stitching of the rear seam is absent as its brass chape. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16019
£795.00

NAPOLEONIC PENINSULAR WARS ERA, British 1786 / 96 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword Regiment With Etched Blade Regiment Marked ’79 Regt’ To The 79th Foot (Cameron Highlanders). ED 2409 - ED 2409
The 79th Regiment of Foot (Cameron Highlanders) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1793. It amalgamated with the Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) to form the Queen's Own Highlanders in 1961. In July 1808 the 79th Foot was deployed to Portugal for service in the Peninsular War. The regiment took part in the Battle of Corunna in January 1809 and was subsequently evacuated to England. The regiment returned to Portugal in January 1810 and saw action at the Battle of Bussaco in September 1810, the Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro in May 1811 and the Siege of Badajoz in March 1812. It fought at the Battle of Salamanca in July 1812, and took part in the occupation of Madrid in August 1812 and the Siege of Burgos in September 1812. It also saw combat at the Battle of the Pyrenees in July 1813,the Battle of Nivelle in November 1813 and the Battle of the Nive in December 1813 before taking part in the Battle of Toulouse in April 1814. Following the abdication of Napoleon in April 1814, the regiment moved to Cork, Ireland. However, with the return of Napoleon from exile, the 79th Foot travelled to Belgium in May 1815. The regiment took part in the final battles of the Napoleonic Wars at Quatre Bras and Waterloo in June 1815. This is an original example of a British 1786/ 96 Pattern Infantry Officer's sword (see page 159 of World Swords by Withers where an NCO’s example is illustrated. Withers states that Officer’s versions had decorated blades and hilts). It has the correct rigid shell guard with tooled decoration. The inside of the shell is crisply marked ’79 Regt’ to the 79th Foot (Cameron Highlanders) and weapon number '25'. It has the correct knuckle bow and urn shaped pommel. We have had the grip re-bound with bronze wire. It has a 30m ½” long fullered, single edged, ‘T’ back blade with fullers. The blade is etched on both sides. One side has decorative panels with Crown and Heraldic arms. There are no visible date or manufacturer marks. As is common our example is without scabbard. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2409
£695.00

1890’s – 1920’s Into WW2 Japanese Officer's Katana Sword With Murato Oil Tempered Blade, Tang With Arsenal Marks, High Quality Mounts, Steel Scabbard & Major To Colonel Ranks Cord With Tasselled Knots. Sn 16011 - 16011
This is an excellent original Japanese Officers sword with murato oil tempered blade (the method of oil tempering was developed by Colonel Murato in Government Arsenals in th 1890’s to 1920’s). Oil tempered blades were not signed by smiths but often have Arsenal inspection marks. The sword has a fish skin handle bound with cord. It has its original high quality copper and brass fittings including floral Menuki. The pommel is holed for lanyard and is fitted with an original Major to Colonel ranks tasselled cord which is in excellent clean condition. The cutting edge of the blade is 26 ¼” length and is razor sharp. The scabbard has single hanging ring and retains its original brown paint and ornate mounts. The scabbard has no dents. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16011
£1,300.00

British 1857 Pattern Royal Engineers Officer’s Sword By Hobson & Sons London With Etched Kings Crown Panel & Ordnance Acceptance Roundel, Leather Covered Field Scabbard & Sam Browne Pattern Leather Frog. Sn 16007:5 - 16007:5
This is a very good, original, 1857 Pattern British Royal Engineers Officers Sword. This pattern of sword was carried by Engineer officer’s until the late 19th century and is considered one of the most attractive Victorian sword designs. (see page 178 of World Swords by Withers). The Sword has a 32 ½” single edged blade with partial fullers (38 ¾” overall). The blade has light staining to be expected with age. The ricasso is marked by the manufacturer Hobson & Sons London and has the ordnance acceptance star and inlaid roundel. Both sides of the blade have etched panels, one side featuring the Kings Crown, & Royal Cypher indicating later use in the early 20th century. The reverse has very faint foliate panels and stylised winged arms device. The hilt is fitted with its original leather washer. It has the correct ornate brass voided bowl guard knurled brass pommel and grip strap. It has the correct fish skin grip with wire binding which is tight and intact. The sword has its brown leather covered scabbard which has a German Silver throat mount. The scabbard is fitted with an original Sam Browne pattern brown leather frog with straps, brass stud and buckles. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16007:5
£395.00

British 1821 Heavy Cavalry Officer’s Sword With Ordnance Acceptance Star, Edwardian ERVII & Royal Artillery Etched Blade & Scabbard. Sn 16007:4 - 16007:4
An original British 1821 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Officer’s sword (see page 95 of World Swords by Withers). It has full knuckle bow with voided foliate decoration, steel mounts with a knurled steel section back strap grip, knurled rounded pommel cap and fish skin covered wood handle with wire binding. It has a 33", flat backed steel blade with broad fullers. The has the correct ordnance acceptance star and the back of the blade is marked ‘London Made’. The blade has etched panels on both sides. One side has foliate panels and ‘Royal Artillery’ with stylised winged arms device. The reverse has foliate panels & Kings crown together with heraldic arms, latin motto and Edwardian ‘ERVII’ Royal cypher (Edward VII Rex). It has its original steel scabbard with 2 hanging rings and shoe. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16007:4
£345.00

Victorian, British Pattern 1845 / 1854 British Infantry Officers' Sword By Hamburger Rogers & Co, Covent Garden, London With Etched Blade To The Royal Artillery & Scabbard. Sn 16007:3 - 16007:3
The British 1845 / 1854 Pattern Infantry Officer’s sword was the successor to the 1822 pattern. The 1822 Pattern had a pipeback blade and fold down guard. The 1845 / 54 pattern does not have a folding guard and has a fullered single edged blade (see page 175 of World Swords By Withers). This original infantry Officer's Pattern 1845 / 54 sword has a clean 32 ¼” single edged blade with fullers (38” overall). The blade is fitted with original hilt washer and beautifully etched on both sides, one side with stylised Royal Cypher Crown VR (Victoria Regina) within foliate panel. The reverse by the manufacturer ‘ Hamburger Rogers & Co 30 King St, Cov ‘nt (Covent) Garden London’ & ‘Royal Artillery’ with winged arms device. The voided brass knuckle guard incorporates the Victorian Crown & stylised Royal Cypher ‘VR’. It has stepped brass round pommel. Its fish skin covered grip with finger grooves & wire binding is in excellent condition with all wire tight and intact. The sword is complete with its steel scabbard which has 2 hanging rings and shoe. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16007:3
£395.00

SOLD SOLD (11/02) WW2 Nazi German Officers Sword By P.D. Luneschloss, Solingen With Political Form Nazi National Emblem & Scabbard. Sn 16007:2 - 16007:2
A very good, original, WW2 German Army Officers sword by P.D. Luneschloss, Solingen (see page 108 of Swords Of Germany 1900-45 By Angola where an identical example to ours with the came political form Nazi National emblem on the langet is illustrated). The blade is marked at the ricasso with the P.D. Luneschloss, Solingen name within roundel. One langet has cast political form Nazi Eagle National emblem with outstretched wings & Swastika. The reverse langet bears a void oval shield within a field of Oak leaves. It has an undamaged wire bound grip and a 33” fullered curved steel blade (37 ¾” overall). The pommel, grip strap and knuckle guard are ornately cast with an oak leaf design and it is complete with original black painted scabbard with hanging ring & bar. The scabbard retains much of its original black finish. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16007:2
£0.00

WW1 1916 Dated, British WD Pattern 1908 Heavy Cavalry Troopers Sword & Scabbard. Sn 16007:1 - 16007:1
This is a very good, original, WW1 dated British 1908 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Troopers Sword & scabbard. The Sword has a 35 " single edged blade with fuller (43" overall). The blade has some light staining but no rust. The ricasso is marked with ’16 (1916 date) & WD inspection marks. The reverse also has inspection marks. The hilt is fitted with its original leather washer. It has the correct full bowl guard and stippled brown grip with thumb recess. There are no visible manufacturer, date or Regiment marks on the sword. It is complete with its original steel scabbard with single hanging ring. The scabbard is numbered 25770. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16007:1
£475.00
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