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CUT AND THRUST WEAPONS BY EDWARD WAGNER.

CUT AND THRUST WEAPONS BY EDWARD WAGNER.

First edition, published 1967, this huge work of 489 pages is a must for any interested parties in edge weapons of the world. Wonderful line drawings in both black and white and colour with much technical text and history of each individual weapon. Complete with its original fly leaf cover, which is torn to the top and bottom. This book is extremely heavy.  read more

Code: 71793

55.00 GBP

BRITISH EDWARDIAN PERIOD BOWIE KNIFE.

BRITISH EDWARDIAN PERIOD BOWIE KNIFE.

A very nice condition Bowie knife, one side of the blade is very bright with slight corrosion showing, manufactured by J. Howill & Son of Sheffield, England, the other side of the blade is toned with slight lifting of plating. Standard oval cross guard with totally undamaged straight stag grip. All encased in its stored condition Bowie style scabbard with faintly stamped 'Made in England' to th...  read more

Code: 70180

145.00 GBP

BRITISH GRENADIER GUARDS VICTORIAN IMAGES, FRAMED.

BRITISH GRENADIER GUARDS VICTORIAN IMAGES, FRAMED.

Two identical size images of Grenadier Guards Victorian Generals. Both frames measure 38cms x 28cms, one being a black and white print of 'Major General G.W.A.Higginson CB., Grenadier Guards, 1st October 1879 to 31st March 1884', the other being a photograph of 'Major General P.Smith CB., Grenadier Guards 1st April 1889 to 31st March 1892'. The applied labels are of museum quality black engrave...  read more

Code: 66804

55.00 GBP

IMPERIAL GERMAN 1866 BAVARIAN CAMPAIGN CROSS.

IMPERIAL GERMAN 1866 BAVARIAN CAMPAIGN CROSS.

The small bronze Bavarian Cross for the war of 1866 complete with its blue and white ribbon.  read more

Code: 61376

66.00 GBP

EUROPEAN HELMET BOOK (EUROPAISCHE HELME).

EUROPEAN HELMET BOOK (EUROPAISCHE HELME).

A magnificent book, first published in 1971 in the then East Germany relating to the history of armoured and military helmets starting from the middle ages to date. It was extremely unusual for a book like this to be published in the then communist East Germany in the 1970's. It was an extremely rare book at the time and when it found its way onto the European collectors market was highly sough...  read more

Code: 51920

105.00 GBP