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Early 20th century fireman's helmet of the London Metropolitan Fire Brigade

Half Armor of a member of the Papal Swiss Guard, c. 1600 with 18th century blued and gilded decoration

Kabuto, probably 1700s Signed "Masanobu Saku" visit the Higgins Museum website for lots of interesting pieces

Higgins Armory Museum

General Ulysses S. Grant’s Civil War Presentation Sword as General in Chief of the United States Army, 1864.

Antique Mexican fighting dagger with copper, wood and black-horn hilt together - Sayula, Mexico. Circa 1875.

xxx ~ Helmet. #photograhy by Vincent van der Pas

  • Helvi Smith
    Helvi Smith

    Nice hat.

xxx ~ Emperor’s ceremonial armour, 1736-1795 (Qianlong period). Silk, bronze, gold, metal and cotton. Length 147 cm x width 182 cm. On loan from the Palace Museum, Beijing © The Palace Museum, Beijing

a firefighter sword from Germany, late 19th Century

Hafted axe with dragons, ca. 1300-1200 B.C.E. Unidentified, Chinese, Late Shang dynasty to Early Anyang period. Bronze with turquoise inlay and jade (nephrite) blade, Anyang, China

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ceremonial knife, 20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo

Khanjar, Iran or Syria, 17th-18th centuries

Helmet for a gladiator, about 1st century C.E. Roman Empire: HIgging Museum

Higgins Armory Museum

Arrowhead ... signed "Echizen no Kuni ju Ieyoshi saku" Yanone (arrowhead) of flat type (hirane), with pierced design of a cherry blossom and a heart-shaped "boar's eye' (inome), 1600s-1800s Japan: Higgins Museum

Higgins Armory Museum

Nagasone Tojiro Mitsumasa; signed "Echizen no kuni ju Mitsumasa; Nagasone Tojiro saku" Helmet in the form of a sea conch shell, 1618 Japan Higgins Museum

Higgins Armory Museum
  • Michelle Gregor
    Michelle Gregor

    This is a rare and lovely vision.

  • Wanda Marie
    Wanda Marie

    it would have been lacquered originally .. the museum says it is a very important piece. not sure what color it would have been though.

"Kingfisher" keris (dagger), 1800s Probably Sumatra Higgins Museum

Ge (dagger-axe), about 800-250 B.C.E. (Eastern Zhou Dynasty) China Higgins Museum

Higgins Armory Museum

Horned kulah khud (helmet), possibly mid-1800s India Higgins Museum

Higgins Armory Museum

Jamadhar (punch dagger), perhaps 1700s Northern India Higgins Museum

Kasuyu (ceremonial axe), 1800s. Nsapo people, Zaire (central Africa) Higgins Museum

Higgins Armory Museum

Morion Helmet. Sold for $ 4500

Tlingit (Alaska), Chief Shakes’ Knife, abalone/ivory/brass/iron/leather/beads/dentalium shells/wool, c. 1840/60.



Roman Bronze (the Crosby Garret Helmet) )