An Indian Pesh-Kabz (25.5cm blade), ribbed horn hilt, leather scabbard with steel mount, two North African Dagger, three short stabbing spears, three wooden ceremonial axes, and various other native items, together with an Illustrated Catalogue of European Arms and Armour from the Wallace Collection, 1924.
A military kukri from WW1-1930s date, with the regulation scabbard and accompanying karda and chakmak. The blade is in good condition and solid in the hilt, the pommel cap and pommel have a little damage which probably occurred during service. A nice example and well kept.
Lots of people make some nasty errors when handling Gkurka kukri knives, especially when unsheathing and sheathing them. This is a little how-to guide on how to avoid some of these pitfalls and not end up cutting your fingers.
This is a fun post with some great edged weapons! I’d like to offer a few educational (pedantic) corrections…
The curved sword-like objects below with the red and orange backgrounds are decorative swords for belly dancing and are not weapons (nor are they “scimitars”). For more on the “scimitar”, see here: What is a scimitar?
This is not a sword, but a knife from Nepal called a kukri.
The sickles are–I believe–are boline used in Wiccan rituals.
Not sure about the last one, which was made by legendary knife maker Don Fogg:
This is a kastane from Sri Lanka, and has nothing to do with ancient Greece nor the Bronze Age. This example comes from the Caravana Collection and it is a stunner.
This Ethiopian shotel was probably made in Europe as a lavish gift for someone in Ethiopia–perhaps a diplomatic gift. More on this sensational sword here.
And to add to the discussion, here are a few more cool and unusual swords…