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A George III 1796 Pattern Light Cavalry Officer's Sword to Captain John Guy, Loveden Volunteer Infantry, the 83cm single edge broad fullered and slightly curved steel blade stamped GILL to the back edge and bearing some traces of blued decoration, the steel stirrup hilt with shield shape langets, scroll quillon and facetted backstrap, with ribbed ivory grip and steel two ring scabbard, together with a hand written plaque "PRESENTED TO CAPTAIN JOHN GUY BY THE DUKE OF RUTLAND FOR SERVICES RELATING TO A DEFENCE OF BELVOIR CASTLE DURING RIOTS ABOUT 1814...", also his Commission to Captain with the Loveden Volunteer Infantry, dated 16th June 1804, in a glazed frame (3)
**Provenance:- Paternal descent

Estimate: £800-1000

Sold: £950
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Lot 397

A George V 1896 Pattern Infantry Officer's Levee Sword By Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, London, the 82.5cm fullered steel blade etched with Royal cypher, scrolling foliage and original owner's initials G.W.G.(Guy), THE LOYAL NORTH LANCS REGT., the back edge numbered 56239, the nickel plated hilt pierced and engraved with Royal cypher, with wire bound fishskin grip, lacks scabbard
**Provenance:- Paternal descent

Estimate: £100-150

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Lot 398

A Victorian 1856 Pattern Mark I Drummer's Sword by Mole, the 48cm double edge spear point steel blade with raised medial ridge, the back edge to the ricasso stamped MOLE, the brass cruciform hilt stamped R.P. DRS.1 to one side of the grip, the opposing side stamped 1.90, and with various Ordnance marks, the black leather scabbard with brass locket with frog stud and chape

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 399

A French Model 1854 Cavalry Trooper's Sword, the 99.9cm single edge double fullered steel blade engraved to the back edge Manuf. a Rau.du Klingenthal Avril ????, and with triple struck inspector's marks, the brass four bar hilt struck with further marks and numbered 63, with brass wire bound leather grip, with a steel two ring scabbard

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £400
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Lot 400

A French Model 1831 Artillery Sword (Gladius), the 48.5cm double edge steel blade stamped COULAUX FRERES to one side at the ricasso, the opposing side stamped KLINGENTHAL, the brass cruciform hilt with ribbed grip, the crossguard stamped 139 and 444; another Example, the blade engraved Pichet Freres and Chatellerault, the hilt stamped 573 (2 - lack scabbards)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £110
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Lot 401

A German Diver's Knife, possibly Second World War period, with 20cm bayonet type blade, ribbed beech baluster grip, screwing into the cylindrical steel scabbard

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £190
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Lot 402

A Late Victorian Combination Knife by Hill & Son, Haymarket, S.W., with 12cm single edge scallop back fixed steel blade, chequered ivory grip scales set with various tools including a corkscrew, a spike, a button hook, a pen knife blade, a pair of scissors, a bodkin, a pair of tweezers and a triple bladed fleam, with silver ferrule and pommel engraved "G.J.SEURFIELD", with hallmarks for Sheffield 1892, with leather scabbard

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £600
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Lot 403

A Late Victorian Malacca Swordstick, the 62cm double edge steel blade faintly etched with foliage, with silver collar hallmarked for Chester 1889, with antler handle and horn ferrule, 87cm; a Malacca Stained as Coromandel Swordstick, with 72.5cm square tapering steel blade, plated collars and horn handle, with brass ferrule, 91cm (2)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £300
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Lot 404

A Knuckleduster Trench Knife, with 18.5cm clip-point steel blade, green painted white metal hilt stamped 18, the pommel stamped PATENT No.16044, with leather and webbing sheath

Estimate: £90-120

Sold: £180
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Lot 405

A 17th Century Basket Hilt Back Sword, the 102cm single edge steel blade with a broad fuller running along its length and a further narrow fuller running for half its upper length, double edged for the last 50cm, the iron basket hilt pierced with heart and circular motifs, with ribbed wood grip and compressed globular pommel, lacks scabbard

Estimate: £900-1200

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Lot 406

A Victorian General Officer's Mameluke Hilted Sword, the 77cm single edge steel blade double edged for the last 27cm, etched with crowned Royal cypher, crossed baton and sword and scrolling foliage, the back edge marked A.LOWE. Mount Road, Madras, the steel crossguard with globular quillons, two piece ivory grip scales with steel foliate rosette rivet heads, with steel two ring scabbard

Estimate: £600-700

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Lot 407

A 19th Century Ever Ready Bowie Knife by George Bryson, Birmingham, the 23cm clip point steel blade signed and with maker's logo, the two piece horn grip with large brass rivets and plates, with leather sheath

Estimate: £650-700

Sold: £650
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Lot 408

A Second World War Machete by Martindale, Birmingham, the 37.5cm steel blade stamped with maker's name, crocodile logo and no.227, the compressed laminated card grip with five brass rivets and stamped with broad arrow, the leather scabbard stamped TIMBER 1938

Estimate: £50-60

Sold: £50
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Lot 409

An 18th Century German Hunting Sword, the 51cm single edge steel blade engraved SAHAC to each of the double narrow fullers to each side, and pierced with armourer's double cross and orb marks, the T shape hilt with spurred antler crossguard (lacking quillons) and grip, lacks scabbard

Estimate: £350-450

Sold: £350
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Lot 410

A 1796 Pattern Light Cavalry Officer's Sword, the 69cm plain curved single edge steel blade double edged for the last 23cm, the steel stirrup hilt with rounded langets, cursive stirrup knuckle bow and wire bound fishskin grip, with steel two split ring scabbard

Estimate: £500-600

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Lot 411

A 19th Century French Small Sword, with plain 81.5cm single edge tapered steel blade, nickel plated stirrup hilt with eagle head quillon, shell guard cast with a Roman warrior surrounded by arms, the knucklebow and curved pommel cast with lion masks and winged motifs, with chequered ebony grip and brass mounted leather scabbard

Estimate: £350-400

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Lot 412

A Copy of a French Pioneer Sword, with saw back steel blade, brass cruciform hilt with ribbed grip and brass mounted leather scabbard

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £40
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Lot 413

A 19th Century Band Sword, with 53cm single edge fullered steel blade, brass hilt with recurving crossguard, foliate cast langet and lion head pommel, the grip engraved "C/14 and stamped 1832; a Very Similar Sword, with plain 53cm steel blade and unmarked brass hilt (2-lack scabbards)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £170
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Lot 414

A 19th Century Hanger, the 63cm single edge curved steel blade with a narrow fuller to the back edge, the brass stirrup hilt with ribbed grip crudely engraved 31/1833, lacks scabbard

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £80
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Lot 415

A French Model 1866 Chassepot Yataghan Sword Bayonet, the back edge of the blade engraved and dated 1867, with steel scabbard; two French Model 1874 Gras Epee Bayonets, with steel scabbards (3)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £130
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Lot 416

A Sappers & Miners Socket Bayonet, the 56cm single edge fullered steel blade stamped 2/4 to the ricasso, the back edge with maker's name HEIGHINGTON, the socket with an East India Company type catch and stirrup knuckle bow, lacks scabbard

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £130
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Lot 417

A British Pattern 1876 "Martini-Henry" Socket Bayonet, the triangular section fullered steel blade stamped at the ricasso with WD broad arrow and inspector's mark of crown/E/12; a Copy of a Socket Bayonet, the triangular section fullered steel blade stamped S HILL (2-lack scabbards)

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £60
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Lot 418

A British Socket Bayonet, the 40cm fullered triangular section blade stamped W 4 and faintly engraved "Thos.Roe"?, lacks scabbard and locking ring

Estimate: £70-80

Sold: £120
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Lot 419

A British Brown Bess Land Pattern Socket Bayonet by Osborn & Gunby, the 40cm triangular pattern steel blade with two shallow fullers, the ricasso stamped with maker's name, lacks locking ring and scabbard

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £160
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Lot 420

A British 1842 Lovell's Pattern Socket Bayonet, the 43cm triangular section blade with faint markings, lacks scabbard, rust pitted

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £60
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Lot 421

A 19th Century British Socket Bayonet for a Prison Carbine, the 33.5cm triangular section blade with two shallow fullers, the flat reverse inset with scabbard locking catch, lacks scabbard

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £160
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Lot 422

A 19th Century German Heavy Cavalry Sword, the 89.5cm single edge fullered steel blade stamped A & E H. (Horster) to one side of the ricasso, the opposing side with inspector's stamp, the steel bowl guard with teardrop shape cut-out, the ribbed leather grip lacking its wire binding, with steel two ring scabbard

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £140
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Lot 423

A Copy of a 1796 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Sword, with 89cm single edge fullered steel blade, steel hilt with pierced guard, and with steel two ring scabbard

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 424

A Victorian 1821 Pattern Artillery Officer's Sword, the 86.5cm single edge fullered steel blade crisply etched with Royal Coat of Arms, Royal Artillery badge and gun carriage, etched WOOLWICH and with gold PROVED poincon, steel three bar hilt, the ribbed wood grip lacking its fishskin and wire binding, with leather service scabbard

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £170
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Lot 425

Four Edged Weapons, comprising a copy of a V42 fighting knife, a hunting knife with antler handle and leather sheath and two Bowie knives, one with leather sheath (4)

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £100
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Lot 426

A Swedish Barrel Knife, the 8cm blade folding into the brass casing inserted into the the leaf carved wood barrel shape grip; a Redge of Sheffield Small Hunting Knife, with deer's foot handle and brass crossguard, lacks sheath; a Small Hunting Knife, with curved antler handle, lacks sheath (3)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 427

A 19th Century Continental Hunting Knife, with 24cm single edge fullered steel blade, German silver foliate engraved and pierced recurving crossguard, the horn handle carved with a trefoil pommel with curved plate and foliate rivet head, with leather sheath

Estimate: £80-120

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Lot 428

A 19th Century Bamboo Swordstick, the 66cm diamond section steel blade with facet chip decoration, silver plated collar, roothead grip and haft stained to simulate tortoiseshell, with brass ferrule, 92cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £280
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Lot 429

A Massim, Trobriand Islands Ebony Sword Club, the tapering rectangular "blade" carved with bands of sinuous S scrolls and snakes heads bearing traces of original rubbed in lime pigment, with compressed bell shape grip and domed hooded pommel, 66.5cm

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £250
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Lot 430

Two 19th Century Indian Talwars, each with curved steel blade, steel cruciform hilt with disc pommel and leather scabbard; an Indian Sword, the double edge steel blade etched with panels of figures and script, the steel hilt with down curving crossguard and plain grip with traces of niello decoration; an Assegai, with leaf shape steel blade, short wood haft with coiled copper wire decoration (4)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £220
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Lot 431

A Late 19th/Early 20th Century Naga, Assam Dao Axe, the single edge blade of vaguely triangular form 25cm long and 11cm at its widest point, the wood haft with rattan binding, one side of the handle with forty two pierced holes set with tufts of dyed black and red goat's hair, 72cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £50
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Lot 432

A 19th Century Australian Aborigine Parrying Shield, with stone tool carved chevron decoration and integral handle, 64.5cm by 10cm

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £300
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Lot 433

A 19th Century Australian Aborigine Woomara (Spear Thrower), with stone tool carved chevron decoration, one end with gut bound wood peg, the handle with traces of gum, 67.5cm

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £220
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Lot 434

An Early 19th Century Indian Knife, the 21cm double edge spear point steel blade with a narrow central fuller to each side, the steel crossguard with globular quillons, with jade and mother of pearl grip and steel mounted leather scabbard

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £160
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Lot 435

A 19th Century Indian Khanjar, the 23cm double edge curved steel blade with reinforced tip, the pistol grip handle inlaid with scalework and feathers and with parrot head pommel, lacks scabbard

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £320
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Lot 436

A Late 19th Century African Steel Spear Head, of leaf shape decorated with bands of engraved waved, hatched and dotted motifs, with rolled socket, 48.5cm

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 437

A 19th Century Malayan Klewang, the 63cm single edge straight back curved steel blade, shaped at the ricasso, the tiger stripe wood hilt with rounded grip and foliate sheathed pistol grip pommel, with plaited rattan bound two piece wood scabbard; a 19th Century Dyak Mandau (Head Hunter's Sword), with 51cm shaped clip-point steel blade, the bone/antler Y shape hilt pierced and carved with ferocious beasts, lacks scabbard (2)

Estimate: £180-250

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Lot 438

An Early 19th Century Indian Talwar, the 83.5cm single edge slightly curved steel blade narrow fullers divided by dot motifs, the niello decorated cruciform hilt with disc and boss pommel; a Similar Indian Talwar, the steel hilt with curved knuckle bow (2 - lack scabbards)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £220
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Lot 439

Two African Spears, each with small leaf shape blade and wood haft; an Indian Dagger, with single edge steel blade, brass wire bound grip and leather scabbard; a Sudanese Arm Dagger, with leather bound hilt, scabbard and armband; two Wood Clubs, one initialled DS (6)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 440

Two Masai Lion Spears, one with 78cm "Old Style" blade with raised medial ridge, the other with 54cm leaf shape blade with raised medial ridge, each with short wood haft and spike butt; a Second World War Kukri, with 32cm broad curved steel blade, wood grip and leather scabbard, used in Burma; a Sudanese Knife, with leather bound hilt and scabbard (4)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £220
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Lot 441

An 18th Century Sudanese Kaskara, the 92.5cm broad double edge steel blade with a narrow fuller running for 23cm from the hilt, the steel crossguard with short langets, the wood grip encased in foliate embossed silver and wire, lacks pommel and scabbard

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £50
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Lot 442

An 18th Century Indian Talwar, with 74cm single edge curved steel blade, the "Old Indian" style hilt with long pierced langet and disc pommel, lacks scabbard

Estimate: £90-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 443

Ten Various Kukris, eight with leather scabbards, one with wood scabbard, one lacking scabbard; an Indian Katar, with triangular blade, lacks scabbard; a Sudanese Arm Knife with leather scabbard (12)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 444

A 19th Century Kiakava (Gunstock) War Club, of dense hard wood, the shaped head with chamfered back edge and skull-splitter terminal, set with traces of an old inventory label, the thick cylindrical haft bound with plaited vegetable fibre and with rounded butt, 94cm, together with a stitched leather scabbard/holster

Estimate: £600-800

NOT SOLD
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Lot 445

An Arab Jambiya, the short curved double edge steel blade with raised medial ridge, with horn grip and silver mounted scabbard and metal thread decorated belt

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £380
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