Category: dagger

Indian Daggers – Katar, Bichwa and Khanjar

Indian Daggers – Katar, Bichwa and Khanjar

Various Tuareg Arm Daggers & Short Swords

Various Tuareg Arm Daggers & Short Swords

British Midshipman’s Dirk, 1897 A fine presen…

British Midshipman’s Dirk, 1897

A fine presentation quality Royal Navy midshipman’s dirk, by Edward Thurkle of London, featuring an unusual and luxury blued and gilt blade (46cm). Presentation script etched on the blade reads “CHIEF CAPTAIN’S PRIZE AWARDED TO MR. W. W. SILLEM – H.M.S. BRITANNIA, AUGUST 1897”. The gilt brass hilt fittings, with lion’s head pommel and fouled anchor langet, with acorn terminals to s-quillons. White shagreen grip with most of the grip wire in place. Leather sheath with brass mounts.

Indian Scissors Katar Dagger, 19th CenturyThe …

Indian Scissors Katar Dagger, 19th Century

The two grip bars compress together to open up the two halves of the outer blade, revealing the third dagger blade contained inside. With silver damascene decoration all over, in floral and geometic patterns. Overall length 42cm.

A Yemeni boy selling jambiyas on the street …

A Yemeni boy selling jambiyas on the street of Ta’izz, Yemen.

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Indian Kard, 18th Century

With finely watered single-edged blade, hilt comprising moulded iron basal mount pinched-in over the base of the blade and decorated with gold-damascened foliage, and rock-crystal grip carved with foliage and ram’s head pommel in the round. 25 cm blade.

Hunting & Bowie Knives from British Indi…

Hunting & Bowie Knives from British India – A Discovery!

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Five African Edged Weapons

1) Masaai seme, 15 inch double edged blade, narrow leather-covered grip, russet leather-covered scabbard. 2) Another, massive example with slender 22 inch blade of diamond section broadening towards the point; ribbed leather-covered grip; russet leather-covered scabbard with leather suspension strap. 3) North African arm dagger; 7 inch double edged blade molded with fullers; tured wooden grip with wheel pommel; leather and reptile skin scabbard with plaited leather arm loop. 4) Another, broad 8 ½ inch blade of diamond section; leather-covered grip with iron ‘arrowhead’ pommel; black leather-covered scabbard missing the arm loop. 5) Large Salampasu knife; broad 14 inch blade with scalloped edges; stepped wooden grip; leather scabbard with plaited decoration.

Janbiya or Khanjar, 19th Century A high quali…

Janbiya or Khanjar, 19th Century

A high quality 19th century Indo-Persian jambiya or khanjar, featuring a pattern welded blade with attractive pattern and having a strong mid-rib and wavy edges, being double-edged. The hilt comprises a black horn handle, mounted with iron fittings which have gold koftgari decoration applied. Overall length 40 cm.

Indian Wootz “Tiger Tooth” Khanjar, India, 19t…

Indian Wootz “Tiger Tooth” Khanjar, India, 19th Century

A 19th century Mughal dagger, the wootz steel blade with a handle, decorated in blue enamel and set with diamonds, 33 cm long, in a modern fitted case See inside back cover colour illustration.