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Swiss saber. Awesome blace

Quite possible the most beautiful and practical sword I've seen. Would most definitely choose this over a traditional sabre or rapier.

Swiss saber. Awesome blace

Quite possible the most beautiful and practical sword I've seen. Would most definitely choose this over a traditional sabre or rapier.

Western European, Flemish (Probably)    Zischägge, 1630/40    Steel, iron, brass, leather, velvet weave, silk- Art Institute of Chicago

Western European, Flemish (Probably) Zischägge, Steel, iron, brass…

#maps #history Sea chart of Europe, 1592. "Universe Europe Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descritio. Generale Paschaerte van Europa'. Map Maker: Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Place: Antwerp. Etching by Johannes Baptista Van Doetechum The Younger ("Baptista a Doetecum fecit")

Sea chart of Europe, "Universe Europe Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descritio. Etching by Johannes Baptista Van Doetechum The Younger ("Baptista a Doetecum fecit")

View of Nürnberg in the 15th century. Printed in the workshop of Anton Koberger

This Day In Jewish History / In Germany, the start of a wave of massacres Jews in south central Germany suffered a twist on the blood-libel .

Pappenheimer -            Rapier.     Place of origin:      Flanders (region), Belgium (made)         ca. 1630 (made). Steel silver plated and decorated with punched work

Place of origin: Flanders (region), Belgium (made) ca. Steel silver plated and decorated with punched work

#maps #history Sea chart of Europe, 1592. "Universe Europe Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descritio. Generale Paschaerte van Europa'. Map Maker: Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Place: Antwerp. Etching by Johannes Baptista Van Doetechum The Younger ("Baptista a Doetecum fecit")

Sea chart of Europe, "Universe Europe Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descritio. Etching by Johannes Baptista Van Doetechum The Younger ("Baptista a Doetecum fecit")

A very rare hunting hanger with flintlock pistol by Bourgeois, of noble property.  provenance:	 	Paris...

A very rare hunting hanger with flintlock pistol by Bourgeois, of noble property. Paris, second quarter of the Century.