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German Trench Art WW1 Knife

A German trench art WW1 knife made by a soldier from a shell fragment of an artillery round showing a small section of the copper driving band.  The trench art knives in which the artillery shell copper driving band has been incorporated in the design of the knife make them very desireable with collectors of militaria trench art.  These were very popular souvenir items during the First World War and during the post war battle field tourism boom. On the blade is the slogan: Mein Blud Fur Mein Ehre (My blood for my honor) In the German cross: Ich Bin Treu (I am loyal) On the handle: Ich Helfe Dir Weiter (I will help you further)   Length: 21 cm (8.26 inches)    

Authentic Moro Kris Sword

An authentic Moro Kris short sword from the Southern Philippines.  The Moro Kris is a rugged fighting blade that was mostly used in the Mindanao area of the Philippines.  The hilt, scabbard and blade are decorated with copper or brass decorations and the blade features a serpent or dragon like design.   The Moro people or actually Bangsamoro people, refers to the 13 Islamized ethnolinguistic groups of Mindanao, Sulu, and Palawan regoins.  The Moro fought against the Spanish invaders in the early 1500's using these short swords but the design of the blade itself is actually from pre Islamic influence era.  The wavy blade symbolizes the Naga; a mythical serpentine dragon that was worshipped in the animistic days of Malay history.

Bone Hilt Kris Dagger

This Kris or Keris dagger is just one of the many variations of these weapons that differ among the various culture of Indonesia and South East Asia.  This Kris dagger has a bird like figure made of polished bone on the hilt believed to be made by the Bugis people.  The bird maybe the mythical Garuda creature from Hindu, Buddhist and Jain mythology.  The straight blade, as opposed to the wavy blade, may hint that it is an early 19th century make. Dimensions: With scabbard: 43.5 cm (17.12 inches) Without scabbard: 42 cm (16.53 inches)

Decorative Indonesian Kris Dagger

An Indonesian kris dagger with golden decorations and jem-like stones in the hilt-to-blade section.  The wood is beautiful and the typical wavy kris blade shows the iron forging techniques making these daggers so famous.  We suspect that the blade is much older than the hilt and scabbard, probably from the early to mid 20th century. Dimensions: With scabbard: 45.5 cm (17.9 inches) Without scabbard: 41 cm (16.14 inches)

Java Island Kris With Mythical Creature Hilt

A Kris or Keris dagger native to the island of Java in Indonesia with a beautifully wood carved mythical creature on the hilt and a exquisite wooden scabbard.  This Java island kris dagger with mythical creature hilt is from the 19th century and is in very good condition. Dimensions: With scabbard: 53.5 cm (21 inches) Without scabbard: 47 cm (18.5 inches)

Beautiful Kris Dagger And Brass Scabbard From Java Island

A characteristic Kris dagger from the island of JAVA in Indonesia.  This kris dagger is dated to about 1870-1890 and is a typical Java Island style with the wavy blade showing the metal grain made of a mixture of meteor iron and forged by folding the metal dozens and even hundreds of times, similar to the technique that Japanese Samurai Katana swords were made in.  This authentic 19th century kris comes with the original carved wood hilt and beautiful wood scabbard that has been overlaid in embossed brass.  The hilt-to-blade fitting is made of copper or brass with some jem-like rocks. Dimensions: With scabbard: 49 cm (19.20 inches) Without scabbard: 45.5 cm (17.9 inches)

Indonesian East Indies Kris Dagger

The kris dagger, the mystical weapon of the Indonesian culture as well as in Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei and Singapore was a prized item of its owner who took pride of its intricate decorations and experienced metal work.  This Indonesian East Indies kris dagger is made of beautifully carved wood in the hilt and scabbard with decorative ivory in the hilt-to-blade fitting.   Dimensions: With scabbard: 50 cm (19.68 inches) Without scabbard: 43 cm (16.92 inches)  

Indonesian Kris Dagger Wooden Masterpiece

A beautiful masterpiece of wood work on this Indonesian Kris dagger with a mythological god on the hilt and other mythological faces and decorations on the scabbard.  This Kris dagger has the characteristic wavy blade and the distinctive blade-patterning achieved through alternating lamination of iron and nickelous iron (pamor) originating from a meteor.  The hilt-to-blade fitting is made of copper or brass with some jem-like rocks.   Dimensions: With scabbard: 64 cm (25.20 inches) Without scabbard: 49 cm (19.30 inches)

Indian Gurkha Kukri Knife

A modern Indian Gurkha Kukri knife in very good condition with slightly stained blade.  This Kukri knife is probably from around the 1930's-1940's and does not include a scabbard.

Gurkha Kukri Knife With Beautiful Leather and Silver Scabbard

Gurkha Kukri knife with a beautiful leather scabbard and thick silver work.  The handle of this kukri is wood and the blade is stained.  The leather and white silver (or real silver) on the scabbard are in excellent condition.

Indian Nepalese Gurkha Kukri Highly Decorated Knife

An antique Indian Nepalese Gurkha Kukri knife made with intricate metalwork of decorative beads and white metal (maybe silver) with a beautiful design of two angels, flowers and other shapes on the leather scabbard covered with red velvet.  The handle is made of yak or ox bone and is decorated as well.  metal filigree and bead decorated leather scabbards dating from the 19th century. The knives have quality hand forged single edge very sharp steel curved blades mounted with ox bone handles and accompanied with two smaller similar handled sharpening knives.  The scabbard shows very well the hand stitching and has two straps that would have connected this Gurkha kukri knife to a belt. The blade is in excellent condition and is marked: "Tempered Steel/Made In India" It is probably made in the late 19th century to early 20th century. Dimensions: With scabbard: 43 cm (16.92 inches) Without scabbard: 37 cm (14.56 inches)  

Kukri Knife With Silver Decorated Scabbard

A late 19th century kothimora gurkha kukri knife with a beautiful silver decorated leather scabbard.  The blade is also decorated nicely and the handle is chipped on one side.  This antique kukri knife is in overall very good condition. Dimensions: With scabbard: 46 cm (18.11 inches) Without scabbard: 44 cm (17.32 inches)