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Chinese hudiedao fighting swords, 19th century, 63cms overall with broad pattern welded blades 12mm thick and 40mm wide at the base, they taper to a strong needle tip, being 2mm wide at this point. The hilt slabs are superbly carved in Rosewood with Chinese key pattern relief to the outer edges and floral carvings in the centre. Period repair to the tip of the right hand sword blade.

Chinese hudiedao fighting swords, 19th century, 63cms overall with broad pattern welded blades 12mm thick and 40mm wide at the base, they taper to a strong needle tip, being 2mm wide at this point. The hilt slabs are superbly carved in Rosewood with Chinese key pattern relief to the outer edges and floral carvings in the centre. Period repair to the tip of the right hand sword blade.

15th C english infantryman's falchion. Good example of the final days of the falchion before it completely evolved.

C english infantryman's falchion. Good example of the final days of the falchion before it completely evolved.

Pattern 1796, Heavy Cavalry sword, Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel) William Tyrwhitt Drake, Royal Horse Guards, 1808-1818 | Online Collection | National Army Museum, London

Pattern 1796, Heavy Cavalry sword, Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel) William Tyrwhitt Drake, Royal Horse Guards, 1808-1818 | Online Collection | National Army Museum, London

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Though not a proper Schiavona the hilt design is one of the ancestors of it. For this one it has been adapted for being use as a sidesword\backsword.

Wilkinson 3 Barred Officer Cavalry sword with Russian Blade Circ 1867 - Page 2

Wilkinson 3 Barred Officer Cavalry sword with Russian Blade Circ 1867 - Page 2

A backsword is a type of European swordcharacterised by having a straight single-edged blade and a hilt with a single-handed grip It is so called because the triangular cross section gives a flat back edge opposite the cutting edge. Later examples often have a "false edge" on the back near the tip, which was in many cases sharpened to make an actual edge and facilitate thrusting attacks. From around the early 14th century the backsword became the first type of European sword to be fitted…

A backsword is a type of European swordcharacterised by having a straight single-edged blade and a hilt with a single-handed grip It is so called because the triangular cross section gives a flat back edge opposite the cutting edge. Later examples often have a "false edge" on the back near the tip, which was in many cases sharpened to make an actual edge and facilitate thrusting attacks. From around the early 14th century the backsword became the first type of European sword to be fitted…