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victoriansword: British Hanger/Short Sword fo…

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British Hanger/Short Sword for the Chelmsford Night Watch, 1799

D-Guard brass type handle is covered with shark skin, unfortunately the wire wrap has long been missing. The blade is actually in very fine condition with the exception of few areas of some very light old pitting. Nice markings on the blade read GILLS WARRANTED 1799 on one side and CHELMSFORD NIGHT WATCH on the other side. Overall length measures 27 ½ inches, blade alone 22 ¼ inches.

I actually rescued this #American #quilt from …

I actually rescued this #American #quilt from being turned into stuffed Santa 🎅🏻 dolls 🤨 I had to buy it from the woman who makes the Santas – I’m so happy she decided to make money on it by selling it to me, It’s perfect!!!💰#redwhiteblue #americanquilt #usa #antique #antiques #itsakeeper #vintage #farmhouse #firehouse #firehouseantiques #etsysellersofinstagram #Feedsack #Pillows are #forsale in my #etsyshop #etsy (at Firehouse Antiques)
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Old ginger jar from China. I could stare at i…

Old ginger jar from China. I could stare at it all day long. ✨
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#gingerjar #chinese #antique #wabisabi #etsyshop (at StoneHouse Artifacts)
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Sterling silver purse with built-in compact, E…

Sterling silver purse with built-in compact, English, circa 1915.

British Pattern 1856 Bugler’s Sword One piece…

British Pattern 1856 Bugler’s Sword

One piece Gothic cast iron grip and crossguard with central VR cipher. Steel double edged spear point blade.  Blade engraved  24.  L.V.R  Feby  1860over Presented by Captain Robertson , no makers marks. In its steel mounted black leather scabbard, Locket marked 1 over  2 L.

Ngombe Executioner’s Sword

Ngombe Executioner’s Sword

Democratic Republic of Congo. 63 cm.

British Pattern 1803 Infantry Officer’s SwordF…

British Pattern 1803 Infantry Officer’s Sword

For an officer of a grenadier company.

Regulation hilt with grenade, the curved blade is plain with engraved decoration towards hilt complete with leather scabbard with gilt brass mounts the top one Prosser London – Please note damage to scabbard near centre mount.

Blade Length: 77 cm
Overall Length: 91 cm

victoriansword: The Royal Company of Archers …

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The Royal Company of Archers (The King’s Bodyguard for Scotland), a very fine and scarce near complete field uniform appertaining to the late A.A.Lawrie, contained in its original black metal carrying trunk bearing his brass name plate, comprising tunic, trousers, cape, sash bearing both badges, bonnet complete with silk tails, tourie feather and gilt badge on green/silk cockade, black leather sword belt with ornate clasp, special pattern short sword and scabbard, the blade etched with GVR cypher, Royal Arms, thistles, etc., a black/red wool tassle, the whole supplied by Messrs J Stewart & Son, 88 George, St Edinburgh, their check list still inside the tin dated 1926 and 1937, excellent condition throughout.

victoriansword: Victorian and Boer War era …

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Victorian and Boer War era Medical Corps uniforms and accouterments.  

victoriansword: British Pattern 1859 Cutlass B…

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British Pattern 1859 Cutlass Bayonet

This is a good example of a British Naval Saber Bayonet pattern 1859. It is mounted with a straight spearpoint German made blade that measures 26 ¾ inches in length. The blade has now richly patined with age and does remains nice with just a few minor nicks to the cutting edge. The steel cup guard continues to wear some of the original black painted finish and does remain in nice condition as well with no dings. The checkered leather grips do reflect age and although are weathered, also remain nice and in tight and sturdy condition. Overall measuring 32 3/8 inches in length.

Images and text from AntiqueArmsResearch.com (Item

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