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Forum: Swap Forum 15th December 2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,876
Posted By William.m
Updated and added a few more bits. I am looking...

Updated and added a few more bits.

I am looking for a nicely stained Keris.

1: WW2 Japanese NCO Gunto with saya and leather frog £300
2: Franklin mint Tachi with saya and stand £150
3: Oni Forge...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 15th December 2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 593
Posted By William.m
Keris wanted

Hi all,

I am after a good example of a keris. I am not too fused as to the age and would be happy with a modern one.

However I would like one that has a nicely stained blade as all of the antique...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By William.m
How strange, I didn't think that a Spanish blade...

How strange, I didn't think that a Spanish blade would ever end up in a sword like this!
Forum: Swap Forum 14th June 2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,876
Posted By William.m
Hi all, Update below. 2: Franklin mint Tachi...

Hi all,
Update below.

2: Franklin mint Tachi with saya £180 (reduced)
3: Oni Forge Ukigumo - Folded steel & silver fittings - with saya £380 (reduced)
4: French Infantry Officer Sword 1845 with...
Forum: Swap Forum 9th May 2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,876
Posted By William.m
CS Gim has been sold. PS: I can be contacted on...

CS Gim has been sold.

PS: I can be contacted on williamswordsales@outlook.com
Forum: Swap Forum 22nd April 2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,876
Posted By William.m
Quick note as I am getting quite a few PM's about...

Quick note as I am getting quite a few PM's about this sword. But the black bladed sword in the bottom left hand corner above item 15 is not for sale. It is also mounted in wood not ivory. Sorry as...
Forum: Swap Forum 20th April 2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,876
Posted By William.m
Ewart traded.

Ewart traded.
Forum: Swap Forum 19th April 2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,876
Posted By William.m
Price update. 2: Franklin mint Tachi with...

Price update.

2: Franklin mint Tachi with saya£180
3: Oni Forge Ukigumo - Folded steel & silver fittings - with saya £400
9: CS Gim/Jian with scabbard £140
12: Indian Khurki with scabbard 1940’s...
Forum: Swap Forum 14th April 2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,876
Posted By William.m
Collection up for sale and trade

Hi all,

Having bought a house with the gf, I don't have space anymore for most of my swords so most of these have to be sold or traded as I can keep a few. ;)

I have numbered up those that I am...
Forum: Swap Forum 11th April 2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 850
Posted By William.m
For Sale: Badik

Hi all,

Dissolving my collection, here is the first piece.

Nice contrast pamor with this piece.

Only looking for £30

I live in the south east of England, so happy for inspections/collections etc..
Forum: Swap Forum 19th January 2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,170
Posted By William.m
Bump. Please PM me with any offers or trades...

Bump.

Please PM me with any offers or trades you may have.
Forum: Swap Forum 27th November 2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,170
Posted By William.m
Price drop down to £380

Price drop down to £380
Forum: Swap Forum 15th November 2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,170
Posted By William.m
For Sale: Antique French 1845 saber

Up for sale is a very nice Antique French 1845 saber
The blade is stamped with the star of the Chatellerault controller F.A. Shutz 1854 to 1872 and a F by the Director G.H. Durousseau de Fayolle...
Forum: Swap Forum 5th November 2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By William.m
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: Swap Forum 4th November 2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By William.m
Hi Battara, sorry but the sword is provisionally...

Hi Battara, sorry but the sword is provisionally sold pending payment. Should it fall through I will have you as second dibs.
Forum: Swap Forum 26th October 2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By William.m
For Sale: Ottoman Yataghan

The handle is made out of wood, which is extremely unusual for this type and has a glass jewel embedded at the top. On one side of the blade is a silverish inlay, and on the other side is a golden...
Forum: Swap Forum 31st January 2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,237
Posted By William.m
Hi all, A helpful member has just pointed me in...

Hi all,

A helpful member has just pointed me in the right direction with this.
Looks like I am actually after is a Patu!
Forum: Swap Forum 15th January 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,237
Posted By William.m
Wanted: Maori mere

Hi all,

I am after a Maori mere, preferably modern made twin edged one and not a non-functional tourist item.
I can offer money or maybe some of my ethnic stuff for trade.

Many thanks,
William
Forum: Swap Forum 9th November 2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,037
Posted By William.m
Images are attached.

Images are attached.
Forum: Swap Forum 8th November 2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,037
Posted By William.m
For Sale: Kukri

Hi All,

Up for sale is a Lion head kukri from the 1930's. The grip is banded and is made from horn.

The lion's head itself is very nicely made and seems to be made from some kind of silver. Quite...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,191
Posted By William.m
I found some sandalwood health products at a...

I found some sandalwood health products at a pharmacy and I can't say that I enjoyed the smell. So I shall go with your recommended 50% mineral oil and 50% jasmine. Thanks!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,191
Posted By William.m
The difficulty is that I don't really know what...

The difficulty is that I don't really know what any of these oils smell like, nor has the seller come back to me with the recipe of what he coats his blades in.

How about something like 95% Minerial...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,191
Posted By William.m
Hi all, I am deeply awed by the amount of...

Hi all,

I am deeply awed by the amount of discussion and advice on this thread. Thank you all very much for your contributions! I had no idea that the blade could be so old, this is wonderful as I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,352
Posted By William.m
Difficult to point fingers at who the unpleasant...

Difficult to point fingers at who the unpleasant dealers are at the Birmingham show as I don't really know most of them by name. But as Tim said they do treat you with an indifference that is quite...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,191
Posted By William.m
Thank you to everybody who contributed to the...

Thank you to everybody who contributed to the thread!

The scented oil is really quite nice and I have found some on ebay, which I will buy as it is much nicer than choji oil.
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