Marwari talwar with 1857 dated hiltThe hilt is in the typical Marwari Rajput style, made by Ram Namar in 1857 A.D.
Tongzhou incident 29th army dàdāoWith markings attributing it to the Tongzhou incident and a Japanese surrender tag.
Kunikiyo wakizashi, Yamano test cutA wakizashi by master Kunikiyo, tested by the most famous sword tester of 17th century Japan.
Sulawesi sword with VOC bladeA very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
Talwar of Mohta Bakhtawar SinghA fine Marwari talwar presented to the Dewan (chief minister) of Bikaner in 1756 A.D.
Central Asian dated kard 1709With wootz blade inlaid in gold with the name of the maker and the owner.
The saber of Manchu Wu SongluA standard pattern Qing military saber, but with the rare addition of a label in Manchu.
An old dha (carbon 14 dated)Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
A Palembang sword with British bladeWith finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
Fine Ottoman yatağan dated 1809Made by a maker called Noah in 1809 for a certain Mehemmed Ağa Fî. With beautiful golden overlays on blade.
Indian pata with Solingen bladeWith a blade of 17th-century European manufacture, with trader's name on it.
The khukri of Peter L. AchardAlso known as kothimora khukuri, in a scabbard with repousse silver mounts.
Chinese hùshǒu with lantsa scriptA Chinese sword guard from the 18th century with a Buddhist mantra in lantsa script.
Fine dated talwar from RatlamWith Mamluk style blade decor and inscriptions on both blade and hilt.
Mindan dha with agate pommelIts blade portraying the story of one of the previous lives of Guatama Buddha.
Chinese Hui swordA peculiar Chinese dadao with markings attributing it to a Hui army or battallion.
Chinese Shan presentation dhaPresented by the local Dai nobility to a British customs officer in 1936.
Village militia dadao
A large Chinese double handed falchion of a form that is both related to the niuweidao
Southern Chinese saber
The yaodao, literally "waist saber" was the standard side-arm for the Qing dynasty mi
A silver-niello Ottoman bichaq
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like a yatağan, the swor
Ottoman bichaq (knife)
An Ottoman bichaq, literally "knife", shaped like a miniature yata
Silver mounted Sumatran saberWith inscription that reads: Raja Pagaruyung or "ruler of Pagaruyung".
English rifle with Ottoman barrelAn English rifle that was built around an 18th-century Ottoman barrel of the finest quality.
The Demon Repeller - Talisman sword
The Chinese straightsword or jian (劍) was the side arm of the Ch
A signed Vietnamese fighting saber
Presented in this article is a somewhat rare example of a purely practical Vietnamese fighting saber,