Category: knives

Turkish dagger with bone hilt, mounted with si…

Turkish dagger with bone hilt, mounted with silver and red coral, circa 1800.

from Hermann Historica

Moroccan koumiya bone handle, mounted with red…

Moroccan koumiya bone handle, mounted with red coral, turquoise, and silver., early 20th century.

from Czerny’s International Auction House

British 1st Pattern Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting K…

British 1st Pattern Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife

Marked at the ricasso on one side of the blade blade, Wilkinson Sword Co Ltd London. On the other face is The F-S Fighting Knife. Reverse swept crossguard in the earlier heavy metal, with knurled cheaquered grip. The blade of some 6.5/8" in the double-edged style, with some light staining evident. The sheath of brown leather with Newey pop-stud present, the frog is lacking one one side. The wings have been removed, from the sheath by the wearer during the war.

Gold gilt and engraved Arab jambiya dagger, 19…

Gold gilt and engraved Arab jambiya dagger, 19th century.

from Thomas Delmar Ltd.

Elaborately etched knife, Italian, circa 1500.

Elaborately etched knife, Italian, circa 1500.

from Rock Island Auctions

French Dumontier pinfire knife revolver, circa…

French Dumontier pinfire knife revolver, circa 1860′s

from Rock Island Auction

Ceremonail Turkish dagger decorated with gilt …

Ceremonail Turkish dagger decorated with gilt silver, emeralds, rubies, and turquoise, early 17th century.

from The Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest

Sudanese arm dagger,

Sudanese arm dagger,

from African Arms

A Somali knife maker in Mogadishu, 2009

A Somali knife maker in Mogadishu, 2009

Hunting knife featuring etching of U.S. presid…

Hunting knife featuring etching of U.S. presidents and hunting scene to celebrate America’s Bicentennial by R. Relier in Dallas, Texas, 1976.