Must see. Beautiful detail! A remarkable 18th century English silver hilted small sword in good condition with hallmarks for London 1764/5. The maker is William Kinman, one of the foremost makers of silver hilted swords in London in the 18th century, and whose work represents the highest standards of English craftsmanship. https://darksword-armory.com/
Arming Sword Dated: circa 1530-50 There’s a pair of faceted arms carrying at their head an inverted U-shaped bar ridged made en suite with the quillon terminals. The hilt of the sword is a variation of the Type 16 discussed in A.V.B. Norman, The Rapier and Small-Sword 1460-1820, London 1980, pp. 80-82. A sword with a very closely comparable hilt is alternatively given a Spanish late 15th century attribution by Oakeshott. Type XVIIIc
A Beautiful Yet Intriguing Early 18th Century French Transitional Rapier On first impression, from photographs alone, this might appear to be a usual, very fine small sword, however, it is actually around twice the size in mass of a standard small sword, and thus, it is in fact a most scarce form of transitional rapier, from France, from around 1700. Although this is French, French makers were very popular in England, and throughout Europe
Here is a handsome Game of Thrones Gathering table. Some great ideas include DIY small banners, Viserys’ “Golden Crown” centerpiece and a a mini-Iron Throne, fashioned from (super cheap!) plastic sword toothpicks, popsicle sticks (base layer), air-dry & sculpey clays, craft glue, and black & silver spray paint for finishing.