Originally Posted by Victrix
Nice collection! Thatís quite an armoury you have there. I stopped buying from Italy. You must have the patience of a saint.
The thing on the left in the third photo is a Swedish pike with guard m/1697 (they remained in issue until 19thC).
Good eye! Yes, it is an m/1697. It was the second polearm I ever bought.
I know very little about them except that there are a lot of them on the market compared to other items.