With narrow blade and all brass mounts.
A 19th-century piece with a simple blade but nicely carved hilt.
Signed: Ricky Milnes, India 44, Burma 44, Ramree 45.
With wide blade and a two-tone hilt in cattle bone and wood, capped with brass.
Its scabbard with 12 pockets, with 10 of the items remaining.
The scabbard carved as to closely mimic a tooled leather scabbard.
Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
With iron, silver overlaid hilt. Its associated scabbard features fine quillwork.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan / Sichuan borderlands.
Carbon dated to 1175-1275 A.D. with 95,4% certainty, the height of the Mongol conquest period.