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313) EXCEPTIONALY LARGE GERMAN GOTHIC DOOR LOCK: From a castle or cathedral door. Circa 1500, works as well as the day it was made. Main plate is almost 15 inches. In very good condition with a beautiful dark brown patina. A great addition to any collection dealing with Medieval. Priced to sell at $1,295* 591) LARGE ARMADA CHEST IN EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION CIRCA 1650-1700: Original locking mechanism that works as well as the first day it was made. Amazing state of conservation. Replacement key. Dimensions 35 x 17 x 16 inches. For the collector who wants only the best. Priced To Sell at only $3,495 plus shipping* 592) CAPTURED SIGNED MAIL SHIRT FROM THE BATTLE OF ADONI: This exceptional Indian mail shirt was captured by Maharajah Anup Singh of Bikaner when he defeated the army of the Adilshahi Dynasty at the Battle of Adoni in 1689. It was almost certainly made in Bijapur (the capital of the Adishahi empire). In very good condition and engraved. Priced To Sell At $2,995*  

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586) Decorated Wheellock Rifle  Bohemian circa 1680 From  A European Castle: Round, smooth barrel, engraved lock with concealed wheel and fingered trigger guard. Richly  engraved, leg inserts with hunting scenes and cartridge with monogram 'RR'. Length  approximately 130cm.  From a castle in Europe to be disclosed to the new owner. Ladestock is missing, in very good condition but some signs of age as you would expect from a 365 year old rifle. Priced To Sell Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 585) Decorated Wheellock  Carbine Bohemian / Czechoslovakia Circa 1600 From A European Castle: A carbine is slightly smaller than a rifle for more manuverability. Engraved lock plate and rich inserts with hunting motifs. Length 106cm. From a castle in Europe to be disclosed to the new owner. In exceptional condition for a 400 year old carbine. Priced To Sell Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 588) VERY RARE EASTERN EUROPEAN MAIL HELMET WITH ORIGINAL LINING CIRCA 1650: Only one I have had in 35 years. Original leather lining in exceptional preserved condition. Very few of these have survived especially in this mint condition. Probably the only one you will have a chance to own. Should be in a museum. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*
589) EXCEPTIONAL GILDED ITALIAN MACE ETCHED IN RELIEF CIRCA 1550: Best of the best. The original owner of this mace must have been a very wealthy and powerful individual. The decoration is superb and the construction as good as it gets. If you want only the best this mace needs to be part of your collection Priced to sell immediately. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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579) AN ELEGANT ITALIAN SWEPT-HILT RAPIER, CIRCA 1600- 1620: Consisting of a flattened-hexagonal tapering blade with over the upper portion, stamped with the bladesmith's name between a series of decorative marks within a short fuller framed by a further pair of fullers on each face at the forte, rectangular ricasso stamped with the bladesmith's mark, 'S' crowned and 'T' crowned (signature and marks obscured by pitting), iron hilt of faceted bars, comprising [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 583) German Bastard Sword Circa 1550-80: One of the best I have had in 30 years. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 584) CHRIST ON THE CROSS CIRCA 1600: Museum quality carved of alabaster and partly gilt, flanked by Mary, John and two Roman soldiers, the walled city in the background, contained in a frame with pattern molded overlay. Date circa 1580-90. A lovely and very complete example! Priced To Sell At $3,800* 574) A DECORATED AND RARE ITALIAN CORSECA CIRCA 1600-25: A simple, but elegant but wicked weapon of the Renaissance. Consisting of a long of a diamond section central spike, with  a pair of flat curved basal lugs with rebated pointed tips, one struck with a mark, faceted socket, and a pair of short straps, and retaining traces of etching throughout, on a later wooden haft. Total length 88 inches, head 31 inches. Priced To sell at $2,995*

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581) RARE VIKING TYPE T SWORD: More information to follow. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 582) THE KNIGHTS MEDIEVAL SWORD OF LAST RESORT CIRCA 1350: The 13a sword under the Oakeshott classification system (Great War Sword) is a large 2 hand sword usually carried on the Knights saddle. The pinnacle of this swords use was the late 13th to the early 14th century. This sword for a river find is in excellent museum condition and is priced to sell today. Owner Says Sell Fast! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 578) RITUALLY KILLED VIKING SWORD PETERSEN TYPE W PATTERN WIELDED: Rare and exceptional 100% pattern wielded. Museum condition. All original. Highly decorated. Rare of the rare. Priced To Sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 570) MASSIVE RARE GERMAN WAR BASTARD SWORD CIRCA 1550-70: 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. There are numerous examples in museums throughout the world including Schloss Ambras and the Wallace collection. This is a very large museum quality example with a massive 44 inch blade, total length of sword: 54 inches. Owner says Sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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575) EXCEPTIONALLY RARE POLISH ANIME BREASTPLATE 17th CENTURY: Available now more information to follow. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*
577)  RARE ITALIAN MAXIMILIAN INFANTRY BREASTPLATE WITH LANCE REST AND KNEE POLEYN CIRCA 1535: Very heavy and well made, in some ways superior to the Germans. Lance rest, indicating it was used in the calvary. Probably made for a high ranking officer or very wealthy individual. Fluted armor has been referred to as Maximilian Armor by Victorian collectors since it originated in the court of Maximilian I at about 1505 until 1535. Many collectors are not aware that the [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 573)  RARE AND FLAMBOYANT DECORATED NORTH GERMAN HALBERD CIRCA 1600-40: An elegant halberd for parade or court. Consisting of a long tapering  spike extending to its  socket. With a large pierced plate, the upper portion formed as a symmetrical arrangement of scrolling leaves, the lower portion forming a crescentic head on one side and a down-curved rear spike on the other, punched and engraved with scrolling linear patterns and tapering threaded socket, on a later wooden haft fitted with 4 long engraved steel straps. Total length 94 inches with a 30 3/4 head.Priced To sell at $2,995 plus shipping* 565) ETCHED TO DEATH CIRCA 1600 GERMAN JEWLERY COFFER / CHEST / STRONG BOX: Armada locking mechanism that works as well as the day it was made. Original key. Incorporating 4 shooting locking bolts retained by a pair of pierced engraved plates. Very good condition as shown in the pictures below. Beautiful and a great part of any medieval, renaissance or arms and armor collection. Dimensions H: 4 1/2, W: 7, D: 4 1/2 in. Priced to Sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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571) EXCEPTIONAL BREASTPLATE CIRCA 1505 FROM THE ORDER OF THE KNIGHTS OF ST JOHN during the Great Siege of Rhodes in 1522. Invariably taken as war booty by the Ottoman's. Bulbous early breastplate with associated lames. Very good condition for Rhodes armor. The upper replaced left shoulder is indicative of this group. A rare and important historical piece of Medieval European history. Priced To Sell At Less Than The Same Price Bought 20 Years Ago! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 572) BEAUTIFUL SMALL NUREMBERG ARMADA CHEST CIRCA 1650: Original untouched condition. Depiction of a courtly lady looking at a gentleman. Locking mechanism works as well as the day it was made. Great condition with some minor repairs, key hole cover missing. Rare small size: 4.5"h x 9"w x 4.5"d. Priced To sell at $1,995* 563) 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* 564) Exceptionally Elegant German Morion Circa 1570-90: For infantry use, probably by a private or civic guard. One piece construction with masterful etching through out consisting of a noble coat of arms held by 2 angels, armed figures, roped edges and crest. Original plumb holder, rivets and rosets .On the lower edge the iron was shaped into a narrow brim and [Read More] Priced To Sell*

 

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561) NORTHERN ITALIAN CABASSET (PROBABLY MILANESE) CIRCA 1580-1600. From the J WHiggins Armory Museum in Massashutes. A Pear - Stalk Cabasset (also called Spanish morion; Italian: Zuccotto) made of one piece of metal. The almond shaped skull tapers to a stalk at the top. Deeply etched and gilded decoration on the blank white polished surface that you can find in typical late sixteenth century. Border decorations 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. Priced To Sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*
567) SWISS THREE QUARTER SUIT OF ARMOR CIRCA 1570-1600 FROM SIGMARINGEN CASTLE: The suit with the obvious exception of the shoes and pants is 100% original! The black hammer finish is original which is rare and seldom survives. This is an exceptional suit in museum mint condition from the legendary Sigmaringen Castle in South Germany. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*
 
568) VERY RARE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR PROPERTY DEMARCATION CROSS: Used a demarcation point of were a property begins or ends. Engraved in limestone and in mint condition. Middle ages. 12th-13th century. Dimensions: H: 30 cm - l: 20 cm - Thickness: 10 cm Weight: 15/20 kg approximately. Priced to sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

559) Rare Siege Weight Zischagge/Lobstertail Helmet From Sigmaringen Castle Circa 1600-40: Must weigh over 10lbs!!! Helmets this heavily reinforced were designed for sappers. Sappers were the brave of the brave who would dig under a castle wall in order to knock it down. As you would imagine the defenders [Read More] Priced To Sell At $3,400*

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553) VENETIAN NAVAL SWORD CIRCA 1650-90: Original and exceptional condition. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 546) 17TH CENTURY SIGNED BERDICH / BARDICHE: This type of axe was popular in Russia, Eastern Europe and Scandinavia in the 16th and 17th centuries.  I know less about Islamic staff weapons but can say that there are berdiches in the Military Museum (Askeri Museet) in Istanbul. There is always a possibility that this is from [Read More] Priced To Sell At $1,995* 547) 3 WAR MACES FROM THE SIEGE OF MALTA 1565: By tradition this entire group of maces were obtained in the middle of the 19th century from the Ottoman Turkish Imperial Arsenal in Istanbul. Clearly they were among the vast quantities of European arms and armour captured by the Turks from the Christian forces operating in the Mediterranean, doubtless the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, the Knight Hospitallers. Priced from $3,400 to $4,400.Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 555) 17TH CENTURY GERMAN WAR CHEST: Works as well as the day it was made. Incorporating 7 shooting bolts locking mechanism. Rare size approximatly 36 x 38 cm 29 cm. Replaced key. Priced To Sell At $2,499*

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557) A Very Large Ancient Byzantine Bronze Cross From The 7th-10th Century: With silver inlay decoration. Dimensions: 34 cm x 17 cm. From an ex-private NY collection. The Byzantine Empire was the continuation of the Roman Empire in the East during the Middle Ages. Its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul, which had been founded as Byzantium) was home to Catholicism. It survived the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD and continued to exist for an additional thousand years until it fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. Priced To Sell At A Very Reasonable $1,895* 552) AN EMBOSSED  SOUTH GERMAN BURGONET CIRCA 1550-60: Probably Nuremberg, with one-piece skull boxed in four panels and rising at its apex to an acorn finial with a matching one-piece embossed neck-guard, plumb holder on back right panel and at each side with a hinged cheek-piece flanged outwards at its lower edge to serve as a continuation of the neck-guard and pierced at its center with six small auditory-holes in rosette-formation the main edges of the helmet formed with file-roped inward turns. Embossed decorated visor attached by pivot points, the left with a working life repair. Height approximately 12 inches. Priced To Sell At $3,400* 536) MASSIVE BULLET PROOF GERMAN BURGONET CIRCA 1580 FROM SIMARENGIN CASTLE: Exceptional condition. Must be seen in hand to be believed, weight 14 LBS over 12 inches high!!! Finest and strongest construction I have ever seen on a burgonet. The nasal-bar and cheek-pieces [Read More] Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 548) LARGE ITALIAN PROCESSIONAL CROSS CIRCA 1480 MUSEUM CONDITION:  Copper-gilt over a structure of wood, the front applied with the four allegorical figures for the Evangelists, the central figure of Christ missing, the reverse with the Madonna and Child, flanked by Mary and John, two further figures above and below. The cross is entirely of period, nothing has been touched or restored, superb old patina. Some minor shortages of brass. Otherwise amazing general condition. Approximate dimensions: Height 17.5 inches X width 11 inches. Priced To Sell Today At $2,995*

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556) German Rapier Circa 1580 Museum Condition: Available now more information to follow. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 550) Rare Innsbruck Coffer Circa 1500 With Original Key: Decorated as shown and in very good condition with only recent light conservation. Smaller compartment in the inside. As you would expect for a piece this age with some light working life repairs. Lenght 15cm. Priced To Sell At $ 3,950* 510) EXCEPTIONALLY RARE NUREMBERG SHIELD CIRCA 1540-50: This is NOT a parade shield. This is a shield for war. Shields during this period are very rare because knights were fully suited (Cap -A- Pie) and normally did not require them since they were all ready protected. This is a very heavy shield, which later in the century would be refereed to as of "siege weight" and with a fighting spike. Priced To Sell!  Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 533) ZISCHAGGE / LOBSTERTAIL WITH RARE ORIGINAL LINEING FROM SIGMARINGEN CASTLE CIRCA 1630-50: Untouched and unrestored in 400 years. As pictured, a few dings here and there but by far an exceptional helmet for any collection. They can only be new once and [Read MorePriced to Sell At $3,200*

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551)  Important Scottish Ribbon Hilt Broadsword Circa 1650-90: Also Known As Beak Nose. Full basket grip with the highland method of welding together iron strips thus the Ribbon hilt full basket designed guard.These swords saw military use against the English in Scotland but also in America, in the French Indian Wars and the revolutionary war. The were all mostly made with German import blades. This sword is around 38-1/2" overall with a double edged broadsword blade around 32-1/2". This sword has [Read More]. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 535) BEAUTIFUL AND HIGHLY DECORATED VENETIAN SWORD CIRCA 1500-90: Available now. More information to follow. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 527) AN EXCEPTIONAL AND ELEGANT MINITURE NUREMBERG COFFER CIRCA 1650: Museum quality. Original key. Locking mechanism works as well today as the day it was made. Pierced and engraved with decoration and standing on ball feet. The rectangular wriggle-work lid centred by a lock, with a pierced & engraved lockplate to the interior. 2 in x 2½ in x 1½ in (5 cm x 7 cm x 3.5 cms). Priced To Sell $2,995* 522) VERY ROBUST SWISS DAGGER CIRCA 1400 WITH VERY WIDE BLADE: The term basilard is a French or Latin term identifying a dagger with an I or H shaped hilt that was developed from the Knightly class during 1300- 1350. Basilards are preserved as part of tomb effigies of Knights in full dress. After 1350, the Basilard became a favorite of violence prone civilians. This example is restored and conserved to museum standards. The hilt is elk horn and the blade a very wide  display of swordsmith forging at its finest. Call for email for complete details. Priced To Sell at $1,995*

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545) FLEMISH CLOSE HELMET: Available now, more information to follow. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 539) Coming soon! Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 524) BEAUTIFUL GERMAN SMALL COFFER CIRCA 1550 1600: Very elegant small coffer. Very good condition. Beautiful deep black patina. Original owner must have been a very wealthy person. Working life modification to the locking mechanism. Priced To Sell At $1,495* 525) EXCEPTIONAL ARMADA CHEST IN MINT CONDITION CIRCA 1650-1700: Original key, the locking mechanism works as well as the first day it was made. Amazing state of conservation. Dimensions H 40 × W 63 × D 44 cm. Only for the collector who wants the best. Priced To Sell. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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523) VERY RARE 16TH CENTURY PERSIAN OR TURKISH (Ottoman) TURBAN HELMET: This type of unique helmet is referred to as a Turban helmet since they were designed to accommodate the traditional headdress of Turkish men. In many cases chain mail was attached to the helmet at holes on the owner edges of the helmet to protect the neck and face of the person wearing it. Surfaces could be decorated by vertical fluting and etched patterns of scrolls and floral motifs. This example is restored and conserved to museum standards and would make an exceptional addition to any collection. Provenance St, Sofia, The Imperial Ottoman Arsenal. This is a rare opportunity. Call for complete details. Priced To Sell Today. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 549) ENGLISH TRI BAR ZISCHAGGE / LOBSTERTAIL HELMET CIRCA 1620-50: Exceptional condition as shown. Priced To Sell At $2,400* 531) 14TH CENTURY GERMAN JUG available now. More information coming. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 518) AN EXCEPTIONALLY ELEGANT AND RARE MAIN GAUCHE CIRCA 1650-75: Initially this Main Gauche (left hand dagger used for parrying in a duel with a rapier in the right hand) appears to be Spanish. However the fine pieced and engraved decoration of the guard has a very Northern European feel about it. Metalwork of this kind historically is associated with Germany or the Netherlands of the second half of the 17th century. This fine dagger may have possibly been made in the Spanish Netherlands or else made in Germany for export to Spain. A near identical example is found in the world famous Odescalchi Collection at Doge's Palace in Venice Italy. Length 21 inches. Very well priced for quick sale at $3,450*

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521) FROM SIGMARGIN CASTLE 3 MINT CONDITION BLACK & WHITE BREASTPLATE WITH FAULD CIRCA 1560-80: I just bought 3 very elegant Black and White breastplates with lame skirts /fauld circa 1560-80. Some with roping at the skirt, neck and gussets. They are all magnificent. I bought all 3 from Sigmaringen one of the finest armory/castles in all Europe. Sigmaringen Castle started secretly [Read More]  $2,950 each which includes free shipping in the US*
507) 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* 506) A NAVAL ANTI- BOARDING GUN CIRCA 1700-50: Bore diameter 25MM, one trunnion replaced from working life use, but very well done. The back breach wall is 2 inches from the touch point to the bottom. Own a piece of European Naval history. Priced To Sell 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*

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515) EXCEPTIONAL RARE AND VERY LARGE LOWER SAXON HIGH COMB DECORATED AND EMBOSSED BURGONET: Museum quality. From the famous Brunswick State arsenal for the guards at Wolfenbuttel. Very large and impressive. A similar burgonet appears in the "Bolardus” armor in the Emden Zeughaus in Germany. Beautiful roping at the edges, embossing at the cheek pieces , gilded and decorated. The washers under the rivets that secure the hinges for the cheek defenses may have been added as a working life repair. The Burgonet, sometimes called the Burgundian Sallet was used [Read More]  Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner* 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* 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* 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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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*
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* 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* 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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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*
481) VERY RARE NORTH GERMAN NOTCHED MORION CIRCA 1550: From a museum in Croatia. 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 [Read More] Priced To Sell At $3,295* 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*

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*


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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* 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* 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* 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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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* 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* 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* 476) SCOTTISH BASKET HILT SWORD CIRCA 1700s. Coming Soon. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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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* 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* 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* 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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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* 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* 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* 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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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* 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* 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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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
Priced To Sell at $1,995*
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* 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* 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*

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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* 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* 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* 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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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* 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.* 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.* 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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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.*

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* 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* 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*

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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!!!*
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* 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.* 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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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.* 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*

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*

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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*

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* 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*
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* 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* 322) GERMAN EXPORT ANIME BREASTPLATE FOR THE POLISH / HUNGARIAN MARKET CIRCA 1600: Museum quality piece that should be in a museum in Poland .100% period and homogenous. Exceptionally well made, the original owner must have been a high ranking official or very wealthy person. The beveling on the lames is world class. Made of steel with brass rivets. Upper breast attached to 3 lower horizontal lames. Strong central ridge. Retaining some original leather. This monster weights an amazing 12 LBS. Dimensions H: 44 cm, L: 36 cm. Priced to Sell. 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* 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* 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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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.* 316) 16TH CENTURY GILDED BRASS COLLECTION PLATE with an embossed Madonna and child. 12 inches. Priced to sell at $1,495* 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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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*
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* 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.*

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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* 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*

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. Contact Me To Get The Latest Lowest Price Possible From The Owner*

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* 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* 247) Rare Large Knights Templar Bronze Brooch Circa 1100!!!! Very good condition. Own a piece of Templar history. Priced to sell $995.* 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.*

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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.* 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* 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*

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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* 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* 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*

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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* 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* 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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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*

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*

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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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*

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* 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*

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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* 108) Very Nice Black & White German Half Suit Circa 1580. 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) SOLD 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*

5) Italian Composite Suit Circa 1570. Sword not included. 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* 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.The Byzantine Empire was the continuation of the Roman Empire in the East during  the Middle Ages. Its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul, which had been founded as Byzantium) was home to Catholicism. It survived the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD and continued to exist for an additional thousand years until it fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. The one remaining cross is the best one in the center. Priced for a quick sale at $395* 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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