European Swords

 

A personal web page dedicated to the European swords and sword makers

 

* Click on pictures to read articles *

 

Complementary information or corrections are very welcome to the author: jeanbck@hotmail.com .

 

A question about swords? Friendly forums and more articles are available on Mike McWatters web site www.angelfire.com/wa/swordcollector and also www.swordforum.com

 

French Naval Officers’ sword Model 1837

 

Le sabre français Mle 1822 de cavalerie de ligne dit “Bancal”: un mauvais procès?

 

Swords & Art Nouveau: The French Model 1896 Cavalry Officer’s sword

 

The Schiavona, a 17th century masterpiece

 

A strange British sword

 

The Italian improved handle (Italian cavalry officer’s sword M1873)

 

A brief history of the French Manufactory of Klingenthal

Have also a look at www.chez.com/klingenthal

 

A brief history of the French Manufactory of Châtellerault

 

 

 

Last updated July, 2003

 

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