Circa John George Lacy listed himself as "Sword Cutler & Gunmaker to the Prince Regent" at his shop in Threadneedle Street. These lavishly decorated pistols measure in overall length and are amongst the finest known examples of their kind.
Powder flask Place of origin: Germany (made) Date: 1603 (dated) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Horn, mounted in openwork with engraved gilt brass Credit Line: Bequeathed by Major Victor Alexander Farquharson Museum number:
Karabela Sword Dated: century Culture: Polish Measurements: overall length (in scabbard) 91 cm; blade length 76 cm mm wide and 5 mm thick at the handle)
gingerhaze: sillyswordfights: The rapier of Christian II, Elector of Saxony
Historic setting and classification of the types of traditional South American knives and daggers and parallels with the Bowie knife
The bichawa usually has a narrow recurved blade and a simple looped handle which may be cut with chevrons. It generally measures just over 30 centimetres. The handle sometimes loops into a knuckleguard. The all-metal hilt is often cast in one piece.