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502) GOTHIC GERMAN HAND CANNON CIRCA 1450: Provenance is Graz armory in Styria. The wrought-iron guns in this era were made by forming a tube of gutter-shaped iron staves reinforced by a series of hoops and bands heated and shrunk on over it. This example by tradition came from the Graz armory in Styria after WWII. To fire a hand cannon requires direct manual external ignition through a touch hole without [Read More] Priced To Sell At $2,950.      

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498) Skull-caps of thIS kind can be  difficult to date, however a dating of circa 1500 would be difficult to argue with. They appear in Hans Memmling’s paintings of the late 15th century (see article on the Beaston Jack in the JAAS, 1989) being worn with quilted jacks. Landsknechts are still shown wearing them with “Almain rivets” in woodcuts of the second quarter of the 16th century (see Blair, European Armour 1958, fig.38).  English documents record them as being worn [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 499) Rare Large Museum Quality German Bronze Tripod Shallow Bowl Circa 1500-50Probably cast of bell-metal, molded with wide rim, the exterior with horizontal bands, paired loops on either side from which handles hang, raised on three leonine legs which issue from Lion's masks, the center of the underside with projecting stud. A near identical one sold at Sotheby's New York April 3, 1981 lot # 83. Dimensions: Height 5 1/4 in. diameter 12 1/2 in. Priced to sell today to the collector of discriminating taste who only wants the rare and best. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*
500) Beautiful Cup Hilt Rapier Circa 1600-50: Beautiful, elegant, mint and more information to follow. Priced To Sell Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 501) ELEGANT 1600s IRON AND WOOD COFFER: Museum condition with original cloth lining and keys. Locking mechanism works as well today as the day it was made. Possibly Italian. Approximate dimensions 8 X 5 X 5 inches. Priced To Sell At $1,795*

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492) VERY ELEGANT MUSEUM QUALITY CIRCA 1600 DECORATED GERMAN TRIPOD CAULDRON: A near identical example sold at Sotheby's Oak and Country Sale, 25 April 2007 lot no. 18 for 2,160 GBP (over $3,400)  Size: Height 12 in. Width by 12 in. The perfect addition to any Renaissance or Medieval collection. Or any person looking for the perfect conversation piece. Dimensions 12 x 12 inches. Priced To Sell At $2,195* 493) ETCHED AND GILDED ARMADA CHEST CIRCA 1650: The most elegant German armada chest in 30 years. Probably Nuremberg. The pictures tell the whole story. Original key. Looking mechanism works as well today as the day it was made. They do not come any nicer. Priced to Sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*
424) A RARE SWISS PAVISE FROM THE SWISS TOWN OF WINTERTHUR CIRCA 1445: Made of wood covered with gesso-covered canvas, and of rectangular form at the top, shields of arms comprising those of Habsburg, the League of St. George and of the town of Winterthur. With original iron staples and rings on the inside (restoration to museum standards). Their are identical examples in numerous museums worldwide including the Keinbusch collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, MET, Tower Of London etc. This one is very well priced for a quick sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 495) UNIQUE SMALL POINTED MORION CIRCA 1590 PROBABLY BRESIAN: A north Italian pointed morion for a man at arms with a small head. A curiosity for the collector who is looking for an unusual conversation piece for his collection. Priced To Sell At $1,995*

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490) 4 MINT CONDITION BLACK & WHITE BREASTPLATE WITH FAULD CIRCA 1560-80: Very elegant Black and White breastplate with  lame skirts /fauld circa 1560-80. With roping at the skirt, neck and gussets. I bought all 4 from one of the finest armory/castles in Europe that started secretly disposing of the content of its armory after WWII. Would look great with a morion helmet which is also available. Pick your breastplate for $3,200 each includes free shipping in the US*
494) RARE OF THE RARE FRENCH CAVALRY SPIDER HELMET CIRCA 1650: Up to now you have probably only seen them in Museums like the MET, Clevland Museum Of Art, the Royal Collection etc. This is the only real one I have seen come to market in 30 years. Should sell quickly to the discreminating collector who appreciates the best . Owner Priced To Sell fast. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 496) RAREST GOTHIC KEY EVER CIRCA 1400: Probably German or Austrian. Exceptional rare and large. Probably to a castle or church. You will not find a more exotic or interesting conversation piece. During the middle ages keys were a means to flaunt wealth. If you had a key it meant you were someone with property worth protecting. Some of these keys, forged of bronze and iron, not only fit the lock but resembled the architecture of the doors they fit into. This very large example at 25cm it has survived in very good condition and can be the center piece of any Medieval/Renaissance collection. Priced To Sell Quickly at $1,995*

491) SUPER RARE MUSEUM QUALITY VIKING WAR AXE 8TH-11TH CENTURY:The Viking or Danish/Dane axe, have a wide, thin blade, typically 8 to 12-inches in length. Axes with thick blades are not war axes they are farming axes. Almost all the axes you have seen or offered as a Viking war axe have not been. The haft of the Viking war axe could measure 3-feet to 4-feet in length, with ceremonial examples having a longer haft. While originally used by Vikings, the Dane axe [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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481) VERY RARE NORTH GERMAN NOTCHED MORION CIRCA 1550: Notching traditionally is only found on high quality South German armor pieces from the periods of 1550-60. This style of notching on the brim of the comb is something that one most often sees on North German and Flemish munitions pieces. From the height of the comb it is safe to date from 1550-60 also. Since this is an infantry piece and not made for royalty, the wealthy or a high ranking military official it appears to be from an aberrant  South German school or even perhaps Flemish. A unique piece of European history  that augments any collection of Arms & Armor. Includes delivery in the US and with a beautiful wooden stand. Priced To Sell At $2,995* 482) VERY LARGE VIKING MACE HEAD CIRCA 9TH-11TH CENTURY: Very large and good original condition. Found in the Ukraine. Very large mace heads are getting harder and harder to find. There are only so many and most have been found already. Priced To Sell At $999* 488) VERY LARGE EUROPEAN 12th CENTURY PINGSDORF JAR WITH DECORATION: Pingsdorf Ware is a high fired earthenware that was produced between the late 9th and 13th century in different pottery centres on the Eastern margin of the promontory beam of theRhineland as well as the Lower Rhine region. Characteristic features of the vessels of the Pingsdorf Ware are a yellow-coloured fine sand tempered sherd and a red painting. It is archaeologically evident within various Medieval settlements of North Western Europe and thus represents an important chronological marker for the Medieval archaeology. Size: Height 16 1/2 inches, width 12 inches. Priced To Sell At $1,295* 489)  EUROPEAN 12th CENTURY PINGSDORF JAR WITH ORIGINAL COVER:Pingsdorf Ware is a high fired earthenware that was produced between the late 9th and 13th century in different pottery centres on the Eastern margin of the promontory beam of theRhineland as well as the Lower Rhine region. Characteristic features of the vessels of the Pingsdorf Ware are a yellow-coloured fine sand tempered sherd and a red painting. It is archaeologically evident within various Medieval settlements of North Western Europe and thus represents an important chronological marker for the Medieval archaeology. Size: Height 14 inches, width 9 1/2 inches. Priced To Sell At $1,295*

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480) COMING SOON 478) LARGE BEUTIFULL GOTHIC CANDLE HOLDER CIRCA 1550: Ex-museum and Christies. Ideal for any collection dealing with Medieval or Renaissance items. Amazing condition. Big, beautiful and very well priced at $1,495* 484) MUSEUM QUALITY MASSIVE JOUSTING LANCE REST FOR A BREASTPLATE CIRCA 16TH CENTURY: Jousting was the sport of Kings, Knights and the very wealthy. The armor made for jousting was the absolute best, no expense spared. It is said that owning a jousting suit with garnitures was the equivalent in today's dollars of owning a 747 jet. I have put a picture of this lance rest next to a regular infantry lance rest. A lance rest ("Rest") was used both in Jousting and Warfare. The purpose of this accessory that was attached to the breastplate under [Read More] Priced To Sell At A Reasonable $1,995* 487) COMING SOON

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474) GOTHIC FRENCH POLYCHROMED CROSS CIRCA 1450: Probably from Avignon France. Unrestored exceptional museum quality condition. Between 1309 and 1377, during the Avignon Papacy, seven successive popes resided in Avignon and in 1348 Pope Clement VI bought the town from Joanna I of Naples. Papal control persisted until 1791 when, during the French Revolution, it became part of France. Height: 18 inches width: 8.5 inches. Priced To Sell At $1,995*


475) LARGE CIRCA 1600s CRUCIFIX FROM THE TEMPLAR STRONGHOLD OF CARAVACA: Very elegant and in mint condition. Can be worn with pride. Can be easily cleaned to yellow brass. Made of solid brass with a beautiful natural patina dimensions 4-3/4 inches by 2-1/4 inches.

History of this miraculous cross: The year was 1232, in the [Read More] Priced To Sell At $495*

479) EXCEPTIONAL MUSEUM QUALITY FRENCH MORTAR CIRCA 1600: They don't come any nicer or more elegant than this mint condition museum quality mortar. Original pestle. Approximate dimensions 5 3/4 x 8.5" Pestle is 7 1/2 in. Approximately weight 22lbs. Ideal for any collection of Renaissance items or a person looking for an exceptional conversation piece. Priced To Sell At $1,995* 485) GERMAN 15TH  CENTURY ENGRAVED COOPER CRUCIFIX: Very elegant and rare. Probably Rhine school. Enameled and engraved copper. Figure of Christ crucified with four nails; There is a sign on the top of the cross: IHS NAZ / RENVS / REXIVD / IFORVM. Size 16.5 X9.5cm. Priced To Sell At $995*

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470) REAL FRENCH EXECUTIONERS AX CIRCA 1650: Let me be brutally honest and tell you that you have never seen a real executioners ax on offer before. I know there are plenty of big axes that are purported to be but they are not. These big axes that you have seen in the past have thick blades. Why such thick blades? [Read More] Priced To Sell At $2,995*

471) RARE ETCHED ITALIAN War RONCONE CIRCA 1550: From the world famous Marzoli collection. Roncones in England during the Medieval and Renaissance period were also known as a Bill.

A Roncone is a staff war weapon developed in Italy, derived from agricultural implements. Used during the 14th through the [Read More] This example is priced to sell at $2,995 plus shipping*

476) SCOTTISH BASKET HILT SWORD CIRCA 1700s. Coming Soon. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 473) RARE SCOTTISH DIRK WITH HOUR GLASS GRIP CIRCA 1700s: As was the norm, the blade is from a cut down sword blade. Rare carved hour glass wooden hilt decorated with basket weave and set with brass studs and iron pommel cap. Priced To Sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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460) EXCEPTIONAL SWORD BY MASTER SWORD MAKER ANTON STANDLER CIRCA 1580: Seldom does a one hand sword by Standler come on the market. Looks almost as good as the day it was made. By tradition brought back by a GI after WWII. Those of you that are hard core collectors will know how rare this is. Priced to Sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 469) AMAZING GERMAN GIANT PADLOCK CIRCA 1550: The keyhole cover has a trick mechanism to open the door to insert the key. Most likely made in Nuremberg. The lock is very heavy and large with functioning original key, triangle shape. Likely used on a massive iron strong box, maybe for a sea voyage or other journey, has signs of use. Centuries of handling have given it a wonderful dark patina. There are various antique repairs to this lock, demonstrating its long working life. Size 6" tall x 5" at its widest and 2 3/4" deep. See listing #448 which is near identical except smaller, lighter and without the trick locking mechanism. Priced To Sell Today at $1,795* 472) VERY RARE DECORATED LARGE OAK GOTHIC CHEST GERMAN CIRCA 1500: This is a very rare, collectible chest with extraordinary carvings that should be in a museum. The front of the chest is richly carved. The two legs are adorned with animals. One bird with a lowered head stands on the tower of a war veteran and above each bird a dog-like fox. The animals are bestowed [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 467) GERMAN / AUSTRIAN 16TH CENTURY KNIGHTLY FLAIL BEST CONSTRUCTION EVER: Flails can be a knightly weapon or in simpler design a farmers tool. This is the best made flail I have ever had. The original owner must have been a very high ranking knight or wealthy person to commission such an amazing piece. Priced To Sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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464)VERY LARGE AND ELEGANT HAND FORGED ENGENERING COMPASS CIRCA 1700s: Very beautiful large hand forged baroque and renaissance compass; 1700s-1750s.With decorative notches on the legs… thin brass inserts that reduce friction… and original fixing screw. Works as well as the day it was made. Exceptionally large size,length 18.5 inches.This type of instrument was used by engeeners, navigators, mathematicians, astronomers, cartographers or architects. It is directly inspired by ancient Greek or Rome. Priced To Sell at $1,295* 459) LARGE FRENCH GOTHIC PIETA CIRCA 1500: Very elegant and expressive pieta carved from wood. Amazing detail and workmanship without flaws but with slight wear on the holy mothers face from patrons touching her face for luck. Size 16 x 8.25 x 4.3 inches. Truly an amazing piece. Priced to sell at $1,495*

466) A Very Large German Fighting 2 Hand Sword Circa 1580 with:
-Original black hammer finish.
-Original leather grip.
-Original leather ricaso.
This sword is 100% original from the day it was made, to call it a gem would be an understatement. Length 69 inch. The center piece of any collection. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

463) EXCEPTIONALY LARGE AND ELEGANT SPANISH 16TH CENTURY PARADE SHIELD: This is not a war shield. It's much too pretty and refined for that. This is a circa 1580 parade shield used to commemorate a victory or special event after the battle or war. For the last 100 plus years it has hung on a 30 ft foyer wall along with other parade armor. Slight modifications were done at the back so it could hang safely however they can be easily changed back. If you are looking for a truly unique and impressive piece of Renaissance Arms and Armor this is it. Dimensions 50 X 34 X 3 inches. Priced To Sell Today To A Collector Of Exceptional Taste. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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457) RARE GERMAN WAR BASTARD SWORD CIRCA 1560: A bastard sword or hand and a half sword is a combination of a long 2 hand sword and a regular sword. It cuts and thrusts with speed and additional power can be employed by using the pommel as a grip for a 2 hand strike. Real period bastard swords are rare. This sword comes from a particular group made from 1560-80. Their are numerous examples in museums through out the world including Schloss Ambras and the Wallace collection. This is a very large example with a massive 44 inch blade, total length of sword the 54 inches. Owner says Sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 458) VERY RARE MUNICH TOWN GUARD BURGONET CIRCA 1590: Most collectors are familiar with the Munich town guard morion. Burgonets, especially high comb were reserved for officers and high ranking individuals. This exceptional example is stunning and impressive in every detail. They do not get any nicer than this. This museum quality piece comes from one of the finest armory/castles in Europe that started secretly disposing of the content of its armory after WWII. 100% homogenous with black paint refreshed. Height 12 inches. Priced To Sell Today. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 462) LARGE WORLD MAP FROM THE SCHOOL OF CLAES JANSZOON (1587-1652) Beautiful detail color graphic world map on paper presented on wooden board. An amazing and conversation piece. Size 123 X 180 CM. Priced To Sell At $4,995* 461) A MUSEUM QUALITY 1700s FRENCH LIMOGES INCENSE BURNER: Composed with angels surrounding an oval with the baptism richly decorated with volutes and ornaments, on the underside a round basin, copper enameled and painted, partly gilded, on a later blue velvet panel. Dimensions: 30 x 18 cm. Limoges is known for its medieval and Renaissance enamels (Limoges enamels) on copper, for its porcelain. Priced To Sell At $1,295*

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350) ULTRA RARE HAPSBURG FAMILY 17TH CENTURY GILDED AND ETCHED PARTISAN: In excellent condition with half the original haft with original gilded langets. The coat arms are not those of Austria. They look a version of the Hapsburg family coat of arms who were the rulers of Austria for many years but the elements of this coat of arms seem to relate to the Spanish side of the family. Owner Says Sell... SELL... SELL!!! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 456) RARE VENETIAN HALBERD CIRCA 1580: Venetian arms and armor are rare and sought after by collectors. They have a certain esoteric look arms and armor from the rest of Europe do not have. This museum quality piece in exceptional state of condition. This is an opportunity to own a rare and exceptionally elegant halberd that is currently being displayed in my personal collection. A near identical example is preserved in the world famous Museo Poldi Pezzoli in Milan, control #525. Priced To Sell Today. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 465) BLACK AND WHITE GERMAN MORION: Very heavy 2 piece construction, possibly for an officer or high ranking official. All original and very well preserved morion. Only 2 middle flower rosettes missing from new 400 years ago. Comes with a wooden stand and will look great in your collection. Priced To Sell Today At $1,495* 454) A RITUALLY "KILLED" CELTIC SWORD CIRCA 300 BC WITH SHEATH: Celtic, La Tène (European) iron sword ritually "killed" (curved) after the owners death and placed in his tomb. Retains part of the original sheath even after over 1500 years. Material: iron. Origin: European. Size: 42cm. A piece of European history very well priced at $1,299 with free shipping in the US*

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445) 10 LARGE CALTROPS (CROWS FEET) CALTROPS. Used as an ancient antipersonnel device weapon. Very simply put, if you step on one you will have a spike imbedded in the bottom of your foot. They are designed so that 2 sharp iron/steel spikes are always pointing upward from a stable base (for example, a tetrahedron). Caltrops were part of defenses that served to slow the advance of horses, war elephants, and human troops. Iron caltrops were used as early as 331 BC by Darius III against Alexander the Great at the Battle of Gaugamela in Persia. On offer from a recent excavation are 10 Caltrops in very good condition. Restoring them is very simple. Insert 2 weeks in apple cider vinegar, the acid will clean them. Priced To Sell At $495* 431) AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE VENETIAN SWORD FOR NAVAL WARFARE CIRCA 1590-1640: Near mint original condition. If you go to Doge's Palace in Venice you will see several of them but not in this good a condition. Priced To Sell Under $3,999. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 449) RARE SMALL ARMADA WAR CHEST GERMAN/AUSTRIAN CIRCA 1600-1700: Mint original condition. Very light restoration to the outside paint only, new velvet interior. Mechanism works as well today as the day it was made. Beautiful, rare and a great conversation piece. The smaller chests are harder to find than the big ones. Measures 12 x 7 x 7-3/4 inches. Priced To Sell Quickly At $2,495. 450) AMAZING 24 INCH GOTHIC KEY LARGEST KEY EVER WITH DECORATION: This must have serviced an exceptionally large castle or cathedral door. Even the retaining ring is massive. Must be seen to be believed. Possibly German or Austrian. You will probably never see another. Priced to sell at $1,999.

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283) EXCEPTIONALLY RARE HIGHLY DECORATED GERMAN SADDLE DOUBLE ARROW QUIVER CIRCA 1600!!! A masterfully engraved circa 1600 German saddle quiver comprising 2 long bone quivers in a V formation, both carved with hunting scenes - one with a man on foot hunting a boar, and one with a man on horseback hunting a cloven animal - the remainder of the bone surface carved with overlapping leaf tips, scrolls, and gadroons (decorative motif consisting of convex curves). The interior of form mounted with folding iron rings , exterior of form with fixed iron loops, the whole secured with iron staples. Approximate dimensions 11.5 X 14 X 2.75 inches. Provenance: From the estate of a doctor who was a major US collector of Medieval Art for over 60 years. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

373) ULTRA RARE KNIGHTS OF ST. JOHN REINFORSMENT BREASTPLATE CIRCA 1590-1610: Rare Museum quality piece. It weighs about 10 LBS. The front decorations have not been restored, has the original Cross and decoration. A very rare and important item from the Knights of St John who were the predecessors to the Knights Templar's and just as heroic.

One of the Knights of St John's most famous achievements was the heroic and victorious defense of Malta by 3,000 Knights from 40,000 soldiers of the Ottoman empire during the Great Siege of Malta in 1565. This is a piece of European military history. Owner Priced It To Sell Today. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

334) Etched To Death High Comb Italian Morion Circa 1580 From The Baron Guy Rothschild Collection at Chateau De Ferrieres: One piece construction with masterful etching through out of interlacing straps enclosing trophies of arms and figures. The brim etched with foliage, probably Milanese , slight repair to the comb. Provenance Sotheby's London 12 October 1976 The Property Of The Baron Guy Rothschild Removed from the Chateau De Ferrieres France. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 448) MASSIVE TRIANGULAR GOTHIC PADLOCK CIRCA 1550: Very good condition. Open and closes as well as the day it was made. Original key. Size 16,5 cm x 9.5 cm x 7 cm. Wear as pictured below. If you want a very good one this is it. Priced To Sell At $995*

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444) A LARGE & IMPORTANT BRONZE CROSS 6TH-11th CENTURY: Byzantine European. Very good condition as pictured below. Length 22cm. Priced To Sell At $1,495* 440) Flemish Officers Zischagge Circa 1600-40. This Zischagge is comparable in structure and manufacture to several similar armors in the Royal Armory of Madrid Spain which are attributed to Jacques Vois Of Brussels, Circa 1640. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 407) EMBOSSED AND ENGRAVED CUP HILT SPANISH RAPIER CIRCA EARLY 1700s: This elegant and decorated example is in exceptional condition.The rapier or aka Espada Ropera, is a generalized term for a long slender, sharply pointed bladed sword used primarily for thrusting. The rapier was used during the 16th and 17th centuries in Europe. Its origins were primarily as a civilian weapon. In instances the first half of the blade was sharpened on both sides for slashing. This late example is well decorated with an embossed cup guard, engraved pommel and twisted guard. A good addition to any arms and armor collection. Length 42 inches
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442) MUSEUM QUALITY 5 PRISONER LEG IRONS CIRCA 1650-1700s: Rare to find in this condition. Previous owner owned them close to 50 years. Possibly English. Cuffs have different sizes per pair. Length 110 cm. A total of 5 pairs (10 pieces). Completely authentic no restoration or conservation. Priced To Sell At $1,795*

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439) A MUSEUM QUALITY ETCHED GERMAN HALBERD CIRCA 1580: Decorated with crested mantled quartered arms involving rampant chamois quartered with roses, the rear spike stamped with a mark, with 2 pairs of straps, on a wooden haft. An etched boar spear dated 1573 and decorated with the same unidentified arms is preserved in the Landeszeughaus Graz Armory Museum , inv. no. 5395. Total length 90 inches, head 21 7/8 inches. Priced To Sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 434) A ROBUST GERMAN HALBERD CIRCA 1550: Consisting of a strong diamond section central spike ,straight axe-blade, with a markers mark, triangular rear fluke, tapering socket, and a pair of long straps, and pair of short straps, on a wooden haft. Painted with a armory inventory control number. A near identical example is preserved in the Schweizersiches Landesmuseum, Zurich. See Gessler 1928, taf. Length 78.5 inches.Priced To Sell At $3,400 plus shipping* 89) Italian Spetum Circa 1570. Very good exceptional condition and form. Museum quality piece. Slight delamination as pictured which is normal. Many similar example are seen through out the finer museums in Europe. Has a 17th century working life haft replacement. Has inventory control tags. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 410) ETCHED TO DEATH HALBERD FROM THE GUARD OF KING FERDINAND I OF HUNGARY BOHEMIA DATED 1558: Dated 1558 the year he became Emperor Ferdinand I. Thereafter, his halberds are marked KR for Kaiser Ferdinand. The crossed ragged staves of Burgundy beneath a fire-steel are the device of the Order of the Golden Fleece (a Roman Catholic order of chivalry founded in Bruges by Philip III, Duke of Burgundy in 1430. It became one of the most prestigious orders in Europe). Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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427) EXCEPTIONAL RARE AND LARGE LOW SAXON** BURGONET: From the Brunswick State arsenal at Wolfenbuttel. Very large and impressive. Conserved to museum standards. A similar burgonet appears in the "Bolardus” armor in the Emden Zeughaus in Germany. The washers under the rivets that secure the hinges for the cheek defenses may have been added in the 1700's as a working life repair. Owner says sell! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

**Not be confused with Upper Saxony which has Dresden as its capital.

447) VERY LARGE & RARE 15TH CENTURY BRONZE GOTHIC CATHEDRAL SEAl: Chiseled in brass, a fortified town offset against a background of fleur de lys, the exergue inscribed SIGILLVM COMMVNIE CIVITATIS ET VILLE TORNACENSIS, the reverse lightly domed and cast with a small handle. Dating from around 1428. Museum quality, probably French. Absolute best one I have had in 30 years. Depicted on the seal a Cathedral with Lombardic edge lettering. Dimensions - diameter 74mm and 12mm high. Condition is exceptional and crisp with old patina. Absolutely the best of the best. Priced To Sell At $2,995*

438) A VERY RARE GERMAN ETCHED HALBERD FROM THE SAXON ELECTORAL ARMORY DRESDEN DATED 1604: Decorated with leafy tendrils on a stippled ground over the lower portion of the spike extending down to the top of the straps, the axe with the arms of Saxony within a strap work cartouche enriched with garlands of fruit, the axe dated, with the Ducal arms of Saxony within a strap work cartouche on one face and the logo of the Holy Roman Empire on the other, the rear fluke with abbreviated inscription on each face, on a wooden haft with later tassel Total length 97 inches, head 25 1/2 inches. Priced To Sell Imediatly. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 435) AN IMPRESIVE SWISS HALBERD CIRCA 1600-50: With a strong central spike, long slightly curved axe-blade with a markers mark. Triangular rear fluke and 1 pair of long straps and one pair short, on its wooden haft. 99.5cm; 39 in head, total length 93 inches. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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419) AN EXCEPTIONAL ETCHED TO DEATH NORTH ITALIAN MORION CIRCA 1590: As good as a Pisan etched morion comes. One piece construction with masterful etching through out of with radiating bands and four cartouches that show classical warriors, separated by vertical bands and filled with trophies-of-armor and celestial masks. On the lower edge the iron was shaped into a narrow brim and turned for the attachment of a lining. Condition superb with slight restorations as you would expect for a helmet of this period. Priced To Sell Under $12,000! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 417) A PARADE GLAIVE FOR THE GUARD OF MARIA THERESA AS DOWAGER EMPRESS OF AUSTRA CIRCA 1765-80 with knife-like blade double-edged for the upper portion, etched on each face with the crowned Imperial eagle on crossed ragged staves, charged with the Imperial arms and enclosed by the Order of the Golden Fleece, the back-edge inscribed '38 a Solingen', moulded neck, and later haft, fitted at the top with a brass museum inventory tag numbered 233. 54.0 cm; 21 1/4 in head. Another example, by the same maker and numbered '29' is preserved in the Wallace Collection, inv. no. A 941. See Norman 1986, p. 191-2. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 429) SOLOTHURN ARMORY OFFICERS SWISS WAR BURGONET CIRCA 1600: From the world famous Solothurn armory in Switzerland. This museum quality helmet has a control mark and the unmistakable Solothurn inventory control number painted in the 1800s. It's is exceptionally elegant with a very high comb. As an ex-museum piece it is conserved to museum standards. For such a rarity it's very well priced at $2,995* 81) The Exceptionally Elegant Etched Swords from the Ducal Guard are all numbered and may be divided into two series, one dated 1573 and the other 1574. The blades are generally inscribed with the date, an arsenal number and the crowned Ducal monogram IH. There are minor variations within each series and it would appear from the numbered swords extant that there were a total of around 600 swords in this group - with numbers in each series being recorded in the 290's. In 1573 a sword [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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390) RARE LATE 16th CENTURY DOCTORS FEMALE PEWTER SYPHILIS SYRINGE: with original toe binding wrap on the plunger. This renaissance medical instrument was used to inject mercury into females with syphilis. The side effects included tooth loss, ulcer and neurological damage. Syphilis had been common in Europe from the 15th century and the name syphilis stems from a poem about a shepherd by Syphilisive Morbus [Read More] Priced To Sell at $495.*

408) BILBO SWORD CIRCA 1690: The Basque Bilbao is a cup hilt sword with origins and mass manufacture in Bilbao Spain in the 1600's. They were exported to all parts of western and central Europe and the New World. It's a cut and thrust sword used similar to the cutlass. They were popular for naval warfare during the Age of Sail (usually dated as 1571–1862) which corresponds to the period in which international trade and naval warfare were dominated by sailing ships. This elegant example is in exceptional museum condition. A good addition to any arms and armor collection. Length 46 inches. Priced To Sell at $1,495* 393) 4 WELL PRESERVED 13th-14th CENTURY NAILS: Found on the French German boarder by an amateur metal detectionist. Very good condition. Priced To Sell At $395.* 313) EXCEPTIONALY LARGE GOTHIC DOOR LOCK: For a castle or cathedral door. Circa 1500, works as well as the day it was made. Almost 15 inches, very good condition and beautiful dark brown patina. A great addition to any collection dealing with Medieval. Priced to sell at $995*

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414) RARE &IMPORTANT ITALIAN BARBUTE CIRCA 1490: From the collection of George Douglass Sr who was a founding member of the Arms and Armor Club of New York. A number of his pieces are in the Metropolitan Museum Of Art, including the Erbach Sword. George went on a number of buying trips to Europe under the tutelage of Bashford Dean the first Arms and Armor Curator Of The Metropolitan Museum Of Art. This barbute by tradition came from Florence. It was probably originally covered with a velvet like cloth. An examination of the holes in the metal shows that the decoration associated with such a covering would use those holes for securing. The owner after many years of ownership says sell it! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 402) GIANT 16.2 INCH RENAISSANCE KEY: This Italian key must have belonged to a large cathedral/church or palace door. Keys from this period are rare and hard to find. The word “key,” which comes from the Old English word meaning “serving to open or explain". During the Renaissance keys were a means to flaunt wealth. If you had a key it meant you were someone with property worth protecting. Some of these keys, forged of bronze and iron, not only fit the lock but resembled the architecture of the doors they fit into. This very large example at 16.2 inches of an Italian Key that has survived in very good condition and can be the center piece of any Medieval/Renaissance collection. Priced To Sell At $1,495.* 413) RARE 17th-18th CENTURY POLISH KARABELA SWORD WITH SCABBARD: The Karabela was a type of Polish saber (szabla). Karabelas were highly popular in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the 1670s.The Karaballa was modeled after the swords of the Turkish footmen formations of Janissaries and Spahis, which used it in close quarters. The Karabela had an open hilt with the pommel modeled after an eagle's head. Such a grip allowed for easier handling of circular cuts while fighting on foot, and for swinging cuts from horseback. This decorated example has retained its original sheath with matching brass. Owner Says Sell Today! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 418) RARE HOMOGENIOSE NUREMBERG CLOSE HELMET CIRCA 1550: From one of the finest castle armory's in South Germany. Now you can be the second permanent owner in over 450 years.Mint museum condition with very little conservation/restoration. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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405) SWISS HOLBIEN SWORD CIRCA 1480: With original wooden grip, cross decoration on blade and brass grip inlay. A near identical sword is at the Swiss National Museum.The Swiss sword (Schweizerschwert) is a unique form of sword was used by the Reisläufer (Swiss mercenaries) during the late 15th and early 16th century. It developed from the Swiss dagger (Schweizerdolch) more commonly known as the "Holbien Dagger". This example is the second from a group and is in very good condition. It is priced to sell by the owner for under $4,000. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

209) Gothic German Hand Cannon Circa 1450 The wrought-iron guns in this era were made by forming a tube of gutter-shaped iron staves reinforced by a series of hoops and bands heated and shrunk on over it. This example has a total length of 260mm a bore 31mm. It was found in Southern Germany. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

421) BOOT DAGGER FROM WESTERN EUROPE CIRCA 1400-1600: Good condition with beautiful dark chocolate patina. This example was found in Germany. Makers mark is no longer legible. Very strong and intact. As sharp as the day it was made. Priced To Sell Today at $195.* 403) A GERMAN KLAUSEN PAVISE CIRCA 1450: Hidden for over 500 years the majority of the pavises from this group were discovered in the small town of Klausen, in the South Tyrol. In 1871 they were discovered behind a cement wall during a remodeling. A near identical [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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368) MUSEUM QUALITY GERMAN ARMADA CHEST CIRCA 1700: With original 2 Keys: Locking mechanism works as well as the day it was made. Conserved to museum standards with original colors. The ultimate conversation piece for your den or office. Size 11 x 11 1/2 x 19 inches. Priced To Sell Today at $1,795.* 375) HOLBIEN DAGGER CIRCA 1550 WITH INLAY: The Swiss dagger (Schweizerdolch) more commonly known as the "Holbien Dagger" is a unique form of dagger used by the Reisläufer (Swiss mercenaries) during the 16th century. It developed from a similar dagger type known as a "Baselard" which were used during the 14th and 15th centuries. The characteristic mark of the Swiss dagger are two crescent-shaped, inward-bent metal bars on the guard and pommel. This example on offer is a very large 34cm in very good ground find condition and conserved to museum standards. It was found in South Germany. Priced to sell quickly at $995* 370) VERY RARE NECK GUARD FOR A CHILD'S SUIT OF ARMOR CIRCA 1600: This gorget comes from a full suit of armor that is probably Italian or French. The workmanship is exceptional. 100% original… no restorations… even has original piccadels and rivets. The father of this child must have been very wealthy. This is a museum quality pieces. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 371) RARE AND EXTREMELY ELEGANT GERMAN BISHOPS MANTEL CIRCA 1580 with the absolutely smallest riveted rings I have ever seen. There must be close to 100,000 rings all made and rivet by hand. A grain of rice can barley fit inside the ring, truly the work of a master armorer. It has all of the original brass rings at the top of the neck and edges. Bishops mantels were used in conjunction with helmets to protect the neck. You won't find a better one. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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366) MINT CONDITION BLACK & WHITE BREASTPLATE WITH FAULD CIRCA 1560: Very elegant Black and White breastplate with 3 lame skirt /fauld circa 1560. With roping at the skirt, neck and gussets. I bought 3 from one of the finest armory/castles in Europe that started secretly disposing of the content of its armory after WWII. Would look great with a morion helmet which is also available. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 358) EXCEPTIONALLY EARLY AND RARE GERMAN BURGONT CIRCA 1550: From one of the finest armory/castles in Europe. Burgonets were used by the Germans instead of the Morion like the Italians. This example is rare in that its a very early type circa 1550 and in amazing state of conservation. This is a rare early homogenous helmet with the exception of a working life replacement to the left cheek piece. One piece skull . this type of burgonet is rare and should not be confused with the more common type sold regularly in the market. Priced To Sell Today! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 363) A VERY HEAVY MUNICH TOWN MORION CIRCA 1590 WITH PLUMB HOLDER: This is not your typical Munich Town Morion you see for sale on the Internet or auction houses. This is a very heavy and thick Morion in exceptional condition. It has superb construction, probably for an officer. It has an impeccable provenience from Sigmaringen Castle in South Germany, which will be revealed to the new owner. Having a provenance increases the value of an item by up to 100%. Now you can be the second permanent owner in 400 plus years. Comes with a beautiful wooden stand and plumb. Priced To Sell Under $1,995! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 379) 14TH CENTURY ITALIAN PROCESTIONAL CROSS IN MUSEUM CONDITION. Wood with copper plate, partly gilded, pressed and punctured. Front Christ on the cross. On the left Mary. On the right John. Above and below 2 resurrection gels. On the back Madonna with child and on the four bar ends the 4 evangelist symbols (lion, bull, eagle, and human being). With some partly age-related repairs. Height 40.5cm. Priced To Sell By Anxious Seller. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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351) RARE GERMAN ALL METAL DECORATED DAGGER CIRCA 1550: The original owner must have been a very wealthy person to have commissioned a dagger such as this. Beautiful engraved and decorated pommel. Short quillions with decorated small shell guard. Metal grip with roping at the apex and cross pattern decoration though out. It's in good condition and very elegant. All metal daggers from this period are rare but seldom of this quality.
It comes from a famous Swiss collection which will be given to the mew owner. Condition good with some pitting at the blade and slight pin hole on the grip. Length 12.5 inches. Priced to sell at $2,295 which is less than what it was sold for 15 years ago!!!*
397) 2 EXCEPTIONAL 13th-14th CENTURY MARBLE ITALIAN LIONS: Museum quality , 13.75 inches tall. Impressive and ideal for any collector of Medieval Arms & Armor… antiques… paintings. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 310) Venetian Cylindrical Gilded Torchere Circa 14th Century: Consisting of a recessed area at top for a candle, body with floral rosettes at top border above 6 relief carved robed saints holding objects. Length 69 inches, later haft. Provenance, Savoy Art & Auction Galleries, Lot #281 Sale #814, Important Italian and Spanish Gothic and Renaissance Art, April 27th and 28th, 1962. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 321) SWORD & PIKE EXCAVATED FROM THE SEIGE OF GLOUCESTER 1643 DURING THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR with written provenance that it was excavated from the siege of Gloucester 1643 during the English Civil War of 1642-51. Length: 14-3/4 inches. Plus a Rapier from the same find group. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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223) 6 MUSEUM QUALITY GERMAN CABASETTS CIRCA 1590-1610: From The Armory Of A European Prince. I bought over 6 of these museum quality Cabasett's. I picked only the best, truly museum quality. Now you can be the second permanent owner in 415 years. Made of one-piece crown, original cheek-pieces, plumb holder, some original leather lining and the whole retaining its original black-from-the-hammer finish. Includes free shipping in the US... I'll even include a wooden stand and COA. Priced To Sell Immediately at a Ridiculously Low Cost of $995 to $1,495. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 184) Museum Quality Very Large German Twin Door Knockers Chest Circa 1650 from a Rhine church A+ !!! Hand Forged Work Of A Renaissance Master Metal Smith.Museum Piece For Any Antique, Armor, Sword Collector who only wants the best. Hand Forged Not Cast. With a slight modification at the connecting arm so they can be installed on a contemporary door. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 343) EXCEPTIONALLY RARE GERMAN GOTHIC BACKPLATE CIRCA 1450-1500: Museum quality and 100% homogenous. For the discriminating collector of Arms and Armor. The center piece of any collection. They do not come up often. Owner Says Sell! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 347) A GERMAN STAGHORN CARVED POWDER-FLASK CIRCA 1580: the outer face carved with the three graces in low relief against a finely hatched ground, the inner surface engraved with bold scrolls of foliage, steel mounts comprising pierced belt hook, four loops for suspension, and nozzle (less spring cut-off ). Price To Sell At $2,495.*

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298) TORTURE BALL & CHAIN SOUTH GERMAN CIRCA 1600-1700 MUSEUM CONDITION: Referred to by Anglo speaking countries as "Ball And Chain". A better term is "STONE OF ATONEMENT". During the Renaissance period justice was swift and fast. Many times public humiliation worked better than corporal punishment. This museum quality piece has the eyelet inserted in lead to pull the chain on the stone. Total weight over 40 LBS. Diameter of the stone 8 x 9 inches, chain 37 inches. Descended presumably from a jurisdiction or prison. A very rare item that has survived over 300 plus years in exceptional condition. If you want the ultimate conversation piece for a den or office this is it. Ideal for any collection of Medieval, Renaissance,Arms and Armor or torture and punishment collection. Priced To Sell At $1,995* 319) SPANISH, 12TH CENTURY CAPITAL WITH FIGURES OF ANGELS AT THE CORNERS WITH CLUSTERS OF GRAPES IN THE CENTER: By tradition it made its way into the open market after Napoleon attacked Monseratt and destroyed the Monastery in 1811-12. The Monastery of Montserrat was founded during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. While visiting Monseratt in Spain I found a similar capital still intact (picture above). I've included a picture of a similar capital that was sold in Sotheby's on July 5th 2016 in London lot # 2 for 7,500 GBP plus 25% buyers premium and shipping (about $15,000 US). Yes, the Sotheby's example is in better condition, but mine is priced at a fraction of this and includes delivery in the U.S. and has a powerful provenance. Price to sell at $3,950 plus free shipping in the U.S.* 341) 17th CENTURY HEAVY IRON DUNGEON SHACKLES / HANDCUFFS: Found under the floor board of a castle in Germany. Weight approximately 11 LBS.
Total length 87cm, approximately 35mm thick. Some minor restorations. Beautiful black patina. Priced To Sell Quickly At $695*
392) VERY LARGE EARLY 1600s BRONZE MORTAR & PESTLE: Rare by its weigh more than 25 LBS! Beautiful proportions: height 15cm, diameter neck 24cm, diameter base 14.5cm. Original pestle with the same markings as the mortar. Dimensions pestle: length 30cm, heads 5.5cm & 5.3 cm, weight 2.5 kg. Provenance Drouot auction House France in 1972. Condition exceptional with some ware and conservation's as you might expect for an item 400 years old. Priced To Sell At $1,295*

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331) Museum Quality Gilded Scottish Ballock Dagger and Scabbard Made For A Member Of The Fife Family Circa 1610.
Its tapering blade is of stiff, lozenge-shaped section with hollow-ground faces. It is inlaid in copper on each face with a bladesmith's... [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

325) EXCEPTIONAL RARE ITALIAN EMBOSSED AND GILDED BURGONET CIRCA 1550: Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

323) Very Rare German Lansknecht Katzbalger Sword Circa 1540-60: The Katzbalger sword is a rare short close combat sword for the Landsknecht mercenaries in 16th century Germany. It has a thick double blade with a circular point and a highly defensive circular eight guard.This example was found in a city wall. From one of the best private collections in the world. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 255) Absolute Best Post Renaissance Morningstar Flail from Spain. Referred to in Spain as a "Mangual or "Lucero del Alba". In original condition from an ancestral collection in Spain. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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330) A GOTHIC CIRCA 1340-80 WOMENS LIMESTONE HEAD WALL MOUNT, with a decorated headdress and flower. If you have ever walked the old city in Barcelona you have seen a few of these still on the wall. A piece of Castilian history. Priced To Sell At $2,295* 318) A CARVED STONE COUNTERWEIGHT WITH THE WORD AND COAT OF ARMS OF PRADES FRANCE CIRCA 1500. Large17 x 17 x 17cm. Prades is located in the Pyrenees Mountains France. Priced to sell at $1,295* 271) EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE EARLY SPANISH GOTHIC FIGURAL MORTAR CIRCA 1500-1520!!! Spanish Export license from the government of Spain list it as 14th-15th century but more likely as early as 16th century. Carved of stone, the exterior with two mermaids that show forked tails, above their heads a funnel carved to pour liquid from the plain and circular interior. A unique and interesting piece for any antiquities collection. Priced to Sell at $1,495.* 322) GERMAN EXPORT BREASTPLATE FOR THE POLISH / HUNGARIAN MARKET CIRCA 1580: Museum quality piece. 100 period and homogenous. Made of steel with brass rivets. Upper breast attached to 3 lower horizontal lames. Strong central ridge. Retaining some original leather. Dimensions H: 44cm, L: 36cm. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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316) 16TH CENTURY GILDED BRASS COLLECTION PLATE with an embossed Madonna and child. 12 inches. Priced to sell at $1,495* 327) Exploding cannon ball with original explosive mechanism Circa 1600-1680: Found in a castle in South Germany. This is NOT a ground find. As usable today as the day it was made. Approximately 6.2 Kg in weight and 12.0 cm in diameter. Priced to sell at $295.* 401) VERY LARGE AND HEAVY POST MEDIEVAL PADLOCK: Works as well as the day it was made. Good working condition for such as old padlock. Original key. A few nicks and dings as you would imagine for such an old item that was probably used for over 100 years. Small back plate missing at the back. Priced To Sell At $995.* 355) ROMAN SPUR 1ST OR 2ND CENTURY IN EXCELLANT CONDITION: A very clean and honest example of its kind cleaned to museum standards. Priced to Sell At $399.*

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300) A Beautiful Antique Austrian Armorer's Anvil dated 1786!! However this form of anvil has been used since the 15th century so it could be much older even though dated 1786. The anvil is very richly decorated with the year 1786 and many decorative elements. Size 28 x 22.5 x 4cm, weight 5.2kg. A truly rare and beautiful piece. Priced to sell quickly at $1,295*
296) MEDIEVAL TORTURE HELMET: Torture and shaming instruments such as this one were used by municipalities in western Europe ( primarily Germany and Austria) as punishment for minor crimes. They were used from the 15th to the end of the 19th century. Overall height 23.5 cm, overall width 16.5 cm, overall depth 31 cm, weight 5 LBS. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 311) RARE GIANT 11 INCH GOTHIC CASTLE OR CHURCH DOOR: Rare item. In exceptional condition, small damage on ring. Nice brown patina 26cm long.They don't come any nicer. Priced to sell at $495.* 317) LARGE DECORATED EUROPEAN GOTHIC SCULPTED STONE COLUMN CIRCA 1450-1500. 27 x 33 x 28cm. Priced to Sell At $1,995*

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280) A VERY FINE ITALIAN ETCHED AND GILDED VAMPLATE FOR THE TILT CIRCA 1580: A vamplate is a piece of metal mounted on a lance or spear in order to protect the Knights hand. This superb example comes from the famous Harold Peterson collection. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 274) LARGE AND ROBUST PEWTER FLASK DATED 1677: Probably Dutch or English belonging in it's day to a man of wealth and power. It has the initials H.G.S F.W W.P and 3 to 4 makers marks. The engraved mounted image is possibly William Of Orange capturing a town during the Protestant/Catholic Wars. Large… elegant… and makes a statement. Size 22 x16 x 5cm. Priced to sell at $799* 253) Exceptional Broadsword (Tessak) Second Half of the 16th Century - North German or Scandinavian. This is a rather robust and exceptional example for a person of stature or a high ranking military officer and in very good condition. In 1604, Christian IV started buying military swords from armies throughout Europe to be sold to the farmers in his [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 7) A NORTH GERMAN CLOSE HELMET, CIRCA 1560 BRUNSWICK FORMERLY IN THE HANOVERIAN ROYAL ARMORY COLLECTIONS: With rounded one-piece skull rising to a roped medial comb and fitted at the nape with a plume-holder (the skull with an early patched repair and one small hole), visor, upper bevor and bevor attached by common pivots (replaced), each secured at the right side by a spring-catch with leather restored lifting-peg, the visor with stepped centrally-divided vision-slit and pierced with six rectangular and four circular ventilation holes and a pair of holes for the attachment of a brow reinforce, the prow-shaped upper bevor pierced with circular arrangements of ventilation holes, two gorget-plates front and rear 40.6cm; 16in high. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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199) ELEGANT VERY HIGH COMB NORTH GERMAN EMBOSSED MORION CIRCA 1600: I bought over 12 of these museum quality Morions that came from The Armory Of A European Prince. As a result I got a very good price and I can pass the savings to you. I picked only the best. Be the second permanent owner in 415 years. High roped medial comb with swept brim, lining rivets, missing rossets, embossed with a hexafoil within a circle bordered by stylized acanthus foliage. Priced To Sell At $2,870.* 125) Exceptional Breastplate with Lower Lames Circa 1505 from the Order of the Knights of Saint John during the Great Seige of Rhodes in 1522 and ivariably taken as War Booty. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 249) Very Large and Beautiful Bronze Medieval Seal depicting a castle surrounded by lilies. The style of the lettering is Lomdardic (Germanic-speaking people who settled in Italy in the 6th century) which was popular from the 14th to the 16th centuries. The inscription is in Latin, however very difficult to decipher. Diameter: 58mm. Priced to sell at $495.* 218) Knights Templar Button, was decorated with ANCIENT GLASS PASTE probably an aqua blue color. Found in Israel. If you have ever wanted an actual item from a Knights Templar here it is. Priced to Sell at $495!*

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242) Exceptional Italian Rondel Dagger Bronze Sheath Circa post 1520; 28cm long, 38mm in diameter. Priced to Sell at $295* 185) A Fine and Rare South German Infantry Breastplate with Etched Decoration, Circa 1560 by Wolfgang Großschedel of Landshut with heavy medially-ridged main plate projecting forward over the belly, flanged outwards at its lower edge to receive a fauld and fitted at each arm-opening (the left damaged) with moveable [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 247) Rare Large Knights Templar Bronze Brooch Circa 1100!!!! Very good condition. Own a piece of Templar history. Priced to sell $995.* 243) Saxon Wheellock Rifle commissioned by the Ruler of Saxony Circa 1590. The fact that a member of the royal family had it made is affirmed because their crest and initials are engraved in the stag horn butt cap. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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235) Rare Italian Sword Belt Hook Circa 1450-1500: An Ornate And Richly Decorated Rare Italian Wrought-Iron Sword Belt Hook Circa 1450-1500: The pictures speak for themselves. Length: 10cm (4 inches) Weight: 91grams. Age probably second half of the 15th century. Priced at $1,295.* 83) German Poll Ax circa 1480 with original haft. Beyond rare, a museum quality piece with exceptional brass decoration. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 231) Italian or French Miniature Jewel Casket Circa 1600-50: Of gilt copper, the sides and the arched cover chased and pierced with acanthus leaves, applied at the top with a hinged handle, the inside lined in red fabric. It is in excellent condition, some small marks of use, and note that the lock is missing. Height: 7.4cm Length: 12.5cm Width: 5.2cm Priced to Sell At $1,295.* 225) Exceptional Silver and Gilt Italian Goblet Circa 1620!!! A masterful work of art with detailed relief of cherubs and other rich symbols. Multiple makers marks, 28cm. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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201) Oak Gothic Frieze Circa 1510 Depicting Jesus, Mary and Joseph along with the Holy Spirit fleeing King Herod to safety in Egypt; Large 47x9x6 inches in exceptional museum quality condition. Very elegant and a conversation piece for any office, living room or den. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 216) 16th Century Alms Box From A 12th Century Church With Strong Templar Ties: Large built of steel with a long spike that is embedded in the wall of the church to prevent the theft of the entire box. Has a coin shield to prevent coins from being pulled out from the coin drop with a wire or string. Good condition but the bottom has suffered from years of use and coins bouncing off the bottom. Priced to Sell at $799* 232) English Sundial Dated 1642, superb condition, amazing conversation piece.The brass sundial is engraved and shows the initials E.C. or E.G. and the date 1642. Superb age patina. The sundial measures: 13.4cm x 13.6cm. Height of the gnomon: 8.9cm. This is a very good example of a 17th century English sundial and very rare to find in this size. Just $1,295.* 207) German War Mace Circa 1550-1580, with beautiful deep brown patina. Large striking head with six curved flanges.The points fitted with copper-solder reinforcements of quadrangular section. Hollow forged, lightly tapered shaft with holes for a lanyard. Helically grooved grip with incised decoration. Hemispherical, grooved pommel - copper soldering visible. Length: 62.5 cm. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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175) Rare Maximilian Suit Of Armor Primarily Circa 1520 Cap I Pie. Probably the most sought after item for any collector of Arms and Armor is a complete Maximilian suit of Armor. Priced for quick sale. Please inquire for complete details. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

126) Exceptionally Well Etched German Visor From A Burgonet Circa 1570-1580 belonging to a high ranking Knight Or Member of Royalty. Attributed To Leonhard Meurl of Innsbruck. Most likely taken as war booty by Napoleons troops from the Imperial armory in Vienna. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

195) Rare Elegant Polish Mace Circa 1600. Heavy fluted head with vanguards at the top and bottom of head. Round finial. Octagonal socket that still has some original wood inside. The mace is in good condition with a strong brown patina with light pitting length 5-1/2 inches. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 190) An exceptionally well made German Circa 1600 Jousting Suit (Victorian reproduction). If this suit were period it would be over $600,000. It had been sold in the past as a period suit. It is probably the work of Winkelmeyer of Vienna. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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176) Exceptional Medieval Two Hand Fighting Sword Type 13(A). Very large almost 48 inches and in exceptional state of conservation. Type 13(A) swords (Oakeshott classification system ) are very beefy 2 hand swords used as a last resort weapon by the Knight. This is a museum quality sword.  Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

171) Stunning German, Two-Handed Sword, Ca 1580 by Christoph Stantler of Munich; with a 100cm plain broad double-edged blade; the forte flattened with leather covered edges for additional grip and incorporating a pair of base lugs, the ricasso stamped with a bladesmith's mark on each side (Christoph Stantler of Munich - double cross with crescent within a shield), steel hilt comprising a pair of down-turned flattened quillons with spatulate terminals formed with a pair of tightly scrolling finials, a further pair beneath, inner and outer ring-guards each interrupted by a pair of tightly scrolled fleur-de-lys, gadrooned bun-shaped pommel, and leather-covered wooden grip, 168cm. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

285) MASTER COLLECTION OF 177 OLD 17th-18th CENTURY KEYS: many sizes and dimensions. Average height 10 centimeters, weight of total lot about 8 LBS. Priced $399*

286) MASTER COLLECTION OF 150 OLD 17th-18th CENTURY KEYS: Many sizes and dimensions. Average height 8 centimeters, weight of total lot about 5 LBS. Priced $299.*

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13) A HOMOGENOUS SOUTH GERMAN FLUTED HELMET FOR FIELD USE IN THE SO-CALLED MAXIMILIAN FASHION CIRCA 1510-20 from the Order of the Knights of Saint John during the Seige of Rhodes and invariably taken as war booty to St. Irenes in Istanbul. Comprising close helmet formed of a broad rounded one-piece skull with bellows visor and bevor attached by a pair of low-domed common pivots the visor prominently stepped beneath its centrally-divided vision-slit pierced in three rows with ten horizontal ventilation-slots and [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 72) AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE PAIR OF SOUTH GERMAN ETCHED AND GILT GAUNTLETS CIRCA 1560. Landshut from Warwick Castle attributed to Wolfgang Grosschedel. Each formed of a flared and obtusely-pointed cuff with fixed inner plate its u337pper edge turned inwards and bearing slight traces of file-roping the lower end of its outer plate decorated over the ulna with an almond-shaped boss six upward-overlapping metacarpal-plates shaped knuckle-plate and finger-plate finely etched and gilt in recessed borders and medial bands and on the [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

60) Hannover Maximilian Helmet Circa 1520: Property Formerly in the Hanoverian Royal Collections. I originally bought this magnificent helmet at the Princes of Hanover and Dukes of Brunswick auction 6 years ago in Marienberg Germany. I sold it and the current owner who now needs to sell it. If you are looking for a 100% homogenous  Maximilian helmet with an  impeccable provenance ( I was the second owner in almost 500 years) this is it.Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

164) Solothurn Armory Half Suit of Armor - virtually all parts are marked with Solothurn arsenal marks. Solothurn Armory is the second largest armory for 16/17th century arms and armor in Europe, it is located in Switzerland. This is a gem of a suit. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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152) Exceptional Etched To Death B&W Cuirass Circa 1560!!! Museum Quality... Owner says sell today! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 109) Homogenous Closed Helmet Circa 1550 with original black finish! From the armory of the Earl Of Pembroke. Sold at Wilton House in the Sotheby’s sale of 1923. It was bought by a Dutch Museum who recently sold it. Now you can be the 3rd owner in over 450 years. . Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 111) Museum Quality Maximilian Armor circa 1515-1520. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 108) Very Nice Black & White German Half Suit Circa 1580. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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96) Exceptionally Elegant 15th Century Spanish (Hispano-Moresque) Mortar, cast in bronze, the exterior octagonal with everted rim and flared base, applied with single handle supporting a ring of wrought iron, with pestle. Height: 11cm Width/Diameter: 18cm. Priced To Sell $1,495*

5) Italian Composite Suit Circa 1570. Sword not included. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

87) Museum Quality German Boar Sword circa 1580. You will not find a better one in any private collection. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 124) A Rare Inscribed Homogeniose German Two-Hand Sword, Circa 1560-70 with original grip and leather. Fullers capped by a cross mark and stamped with the prayer "O MATER DEI MEMENTO MEI" on both sides at the forte. Struck with the bladesmith's mark (in a shaped recess the letters AB, beneath M, beneath a cross). The same prayer is engraved in an abridged version on the blade of a German dagger dating from circa 1490-1510, preserved in The Wallace Collection, London (A 733). Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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130) ABSOLUTELY FINEST 2 HAND CASTILLON MEDIEVAL SWORD FROM THE LAST BATTLE OF THE 100 YEARS WAR 1453. The best of the only five (5) known 2 hand swords to exist from the Castillion hoard in the River Dordogne. This one is better than the one at the Royal Armouries, the MET or Musée de l'Armée in Paris. Castillion swords are from a hoard that was found in [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 138) A Collection of 16 Exceptionally Large Crossbow Bolts in near mint condition bought over several years in Germany. They range in size from 4-9 inches, 14th-16th century. Bolts this size were shot from a castle wall. A 3.25 inch bolt is included for free for a complete collection of 17 crossbow bolts. I have never seen a group of crossbow bolts this large and in this good of condition. In my personal collection for almost 20 years. If your looking for the holy grail of crossbows, this is it! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 88) Prosetional Byzantine Bronze Crosses 8th-10th century. Large measures 4.75 H. Unlike the ones you see on Ebay this one is the real thing. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

127) Venetian Stone Capital 17th Century. Height 7 1/2 inches, diameter 6 inches. Appraised by Alice Duncan Levy the head of European Works Of Art Christies New York. Price at $1,500.*

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6) Maximillian Composite Armor circa 1520. Provenance Warwick Castle Warwickshire England. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 91) A SUPER RARE Metal Cooking Pot / Cauldron. Not only is the size great measures 7.5 in tall and 9.57in , wonderful shaped and color patina is outstanding on this 1550-1659 piece. The seam is made in a sand casting in two pieces. Rings just like a bell. Wonderful 16th Century - early 17th Centura piece. This example is the second one out of my own 17th Century collection. Lots of copper color in this pot which also shows it to be of Dutch origin. Yes, these were used to cook in and boil down meat for lamps. Calling them Flesh Posts. Caudrins. No damage or repairs. Dutch origin. Great piece of metalware from a German collection. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 129) A Very rare Mail Brayette German, Late 15th Century. Finely formed of close-set riveted iron rings of rounded section, swollen at the centre and extending over the thighs, 55 cm. wide Footnote: Provenance: Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, 24 June 1974, lot 146. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 17) Italian Gilt Wood Cathedral Tabernacle Door circa 16th Century. Measures 15" H. Own a piece of European history. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*
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