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18th century Spanish Plug bayonet with sheath at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Bayonet and sheath

century Spanish Plug bayonet with sheath at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1750-1800 Spanish Plug bayonet at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Spanish Plug bayonet at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Indian khanjar, 19th century, steel, jade, gold, ruby, emerald, diamond, silver, pearl, wood, velvet, H. with sheath 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm); H. without sheath 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm); H. of blade 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); W. 3 in. (7.6 cm); D. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); Wt. 18.9 oz. (535.8 g); Wt. of sheath 2.9 oz. (82.2 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Indian khanjar, 19th century, steel, jade, gold, ruby, emerald, diamond, silver, pearl, wood, velvet, H. with sheath 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm); H. without sheath 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm); H. of blade 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); W. 3 in. (7.6 cm); D. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); Wt. 18.9 oz. (535.8 g); Wt. of sheath 2.9 oz. (82.2 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

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with sheath 55 cm. of sheath 354 gr. Met Museum, N.

Ottoman dagger,19th century, steel, jade, gold, emerald, diamond, ruby. L. with sheath 22 1/4 in. (56.5 cm); L. without sheath 20 3/4 in. (52.7 cm); L. of blade 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm); W. 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm); Wt. 14 oz. (396.9 g); Wt. of sheath 9.7 oz (275 g), Met Museum.

Ottoman dagger,19th century, steel, jade, gold, emerald, diamond, ruby. L. with sheath 22 1/4 in. (56.5 cm); L. without sheath 20 3/4 in. (52.7 cm); L. of blade 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm); W. 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm); Wt. 14 oz. (396.9 g); Wt. of sheath 9.7 oz (275 g), Met Museum.

Ottoman dagger, 19th century, steel, gold, jade, diamond, sapphire, ruby, emerald. — with Mary Silva FB via Selke Leon FB

Ottoman dagger, 19th century, steel, gold, jade, diamond, sapphire, ruby, emerald. — with Mary Silva FB via Selke Leon FB

Algerian nimcha saber, early 18th century, steel, silver, brass, wood, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, leather, textile, Length of blade, 21 in. (53.34 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. This distinctly North African sword, or nimcha, probably dates from around the battle of Oran (1732), when that city, a haven for Turkish pirates, was besieged by the Spanish. The openwork leather scabbard shows Ottoman influence.

Algerian nimcha saber, early 18th century, steel, silver, brass, wood, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, leather, textile, Length of blade, 21 in. (53.34 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. This distinctly North African sword, or nimcha, probably dates from around the battle of Oran (1732), when that city, a haven for Turkish pirates, was besieged by the Spanish. The openwork leather scabbard shows Ottoman influence.

Indian jambiya, 19th century, steel, silver, wood, ivory, H. with sheath 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); H. without sheath 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm); H. of blade 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); Wt. 7.7 oz. (218.3 g); Wt. of sheath 2.4 oz. (68 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Indian jambiya, 19th century, steel, silver, wood, ivory, H. with sheath 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); H. without sheath 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm); H. of blade 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); Wt. 7.7 oz. (218.3 g); Wt. of sheath 2.4 oz. (68 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Two-handed sword of Jacob CabeljauwLength 190.6cm.In 1573 the town of Alkmaar was besieged by Spanish troops. The Dutch commander Cabeljauw led the forces that defeated this attack and forced the Spanish to retreat. He was promoted to military governor of Alkmaar and was probably presented with this sword as a token of honour. The text on the blade was presumably added in the 18th century to record the sword’s historical significance.Source: Rijksmuseum.nl

Two-handed sword of Jacob CabeljauwLength 1573 the town of Alkmaar was besieged by Spanish troops. The Dutch commander Cabeljauw led the forces that defeated this attack and forced the Spanish to retreat. He was promoted to military governor of

Two-handed Sword Dated: first quarter of the 17th century Culture: Spanish Measurements: length 170cm

Two-handed Sword Dated: first quarter of the century Culture: Spanish Measurements: length

Taza Spanish Cup Hilt Rapier XVII th century.    Taza Rapier, which means bowl in Spanish, XVII th century style, Viollet le Duc period. This is a good example of a rapier, the weapon used by the famous three musketeers, Cyrano de Bergerac and other heroes of the XVII th century.

Taza Spanish Cup Hilt Rapier XVII th century. Taza Rapier, which means bowl in Spanish, XVII th century style. Rapiers came into use in the C., until the C, when they were worn more to designate status rather an for actual use.

Pinning this because I like the scabbard, not the dagger itself. haha.  Spanish Colonial Dagger.      Dated: late 18th century.

This blade immediately reminded me of Karshur the infamous dagger in Dark Moon Rising