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Brackley Antique Cellar in Northamptonshire, the largest antique center in central England. I have a number of display cabinets at this center, if you wish to view a particular item from my website we can arrange to meet at this antique center at a mutually convenient time, please email for appointment.

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JAPANESE WW2 ARMY OFFICERS KATANA SWORD.
An excellent WW2 Japanese army officers sword. Cloth covered shark skin grip, the cloth binding is in excellent condition. The blade shows light wear as you would expect but it is still in very good condition and measures about 26 inches long.The brown painted scabbard is in excellent condition retaining about 90% original brown paint, the center of the scabbard has been nicely bound with the officers brown cloth sword knot. These Japanese swords are always very popular and this is a nice used example in very collectible condition. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 34217Price: 995.00 GBP


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WW2 JAPANEASE OFFICERS SWORD KNOT.
An excellent WW2 blue and brown officer cloth portepee for the Japanese Katana pattern sword. [Condition: Near Mint]

Code: 34218Price:


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VICTORIAN ORIENTAL STYLE SWORD STICK.
The handle and stick is constructed in Japanese bamboo, the stick is beautifully carved with an aggressive looking snake hunting a strange looking creature in foliage. Pulling the handle away from the stick reveals a long lethal steel blade. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 34213Price: 295.00 GBP


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FRENCH FIRMANS HELMET.
This example dates to about the 1880's, the style is very similar to a cavalry helmet. Brass shell with brass combe with impressive large brass chin strap with large helmet plate with fire fighting designs and French motto.Fitted to the helmet is a brass plume holder with red feather plume.The left side of the helmet has some minor cracks to the brass skull but these have been restored a long time ago.The interior of the helmet has a black leather liner. A fine looking and very decorative helmet. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 34209Price: 320.00 GBP


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WW1 BRITISH ROYAL FLYING CORPS (RFC) PICTURE FRAME.
A superb large RFC wooden picture frame which is made from the end of a WW1 airplane propeller, the center has been cut out for mounting a photograph and below this has been expertly carved with the RFC wings.The photograph is probably a latter replacement but the frame is 100% original. Height just over 10 inches. A great display item. [Condition: Near Mint]

Code: 34201Price: 165.00 GBP


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LATE VICTORIAN OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY LARGE SCOTTISH HIGHLAND DIRK.
A very impressive Scottish dirk.The black hard wood grip is carved in the typical Celtic knotted design, the silver crossguard and pommel cap are decorated with Scottish thistles and the pommel is inset with a large orange faceted stone which is typical of these Scottish dirks. The long impressive blade is in near mint condition.Matching leather scabbard with four silver mounts two of which are fitted with a small knife and fork set both of which have identical wooden handles with thistle decorated caps inset with matching orange stones they are also fitted with chains which attached to the scabbard fittings so they can not be lost or mislaid.The reverse side of of the upper scabbard mount is stamped with a makers initials and also Scotland (latter examples are marked, Made in Scotland).The metal hilt fittings of the dirk and scabbard mounts appear to be silver but they are not silver marked so they could be heavily silver plated. A beautiful looking and very high quality Scottish highland dirk. Size 17 inches long with an 11 inch blade.[Condition: Near Mint]

Code: 34196Price: 1250.00 GBP


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LATE VICTORIAN LARGE SCOTTISH HIGHLAND DIRK.
This example dates to the late Victorian period or perhaps the very early 20th century.Dark hard wood black grip carved in the typical Celtic design.Plain nickel silver pommel cap inset with large orange stone.The very impressive plain blade is in fine condition. Leather scabbard fitted with four matching nickel silver mounts, the upper mount also has a large Scottish thistle badge.The scabbard is complete with matching knife and fork set with black hard wood carved handles with nickel silver mounts and both fitted with orange stones. Complete with short leather hanger attached to the reverse side of the scabbard.A nice looking example at a very reasonable price. Size just over 18 inches long with a 10 inch blade. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 34198Price: 585.00 GBP


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WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS WW1 RANK STICK WITH CONCEALED BLADE.
A beautiful hard wood stick measuring 2ft long, unscrewing the handle reveals a long lethal steel blade, the blade has some faint spotting but over all it is very nice and it measures about 13 inches long.These officers sticks with concealed blades were privately purchased by British officers and at a time when an officer only carried a service revolver it would have been a very handy addition especially in trench warfare. [Condition: Exc++]

Code: 34199Price:


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BRONZE FIGURE OF NAPOLEON.
A very nice Victorian figure of the French Emperor Napoleon wearing full uniform and wearing sword. Height 6 inches.

Code: 34182Price: 125.00 GBP


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BRITISH OTHER RANKS HELMET PLATE FOR THE BLUE CLOTH HELP.
This example for the the Northamptonshire Regiment and post 1901 pattern. [Condition: Near Mint]

Code: 34181Price: 110.00 GBP

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