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Axe: Early Australian Aboriginal stone axe head. Bi-face, coroid, green quartzite type stone. Rough hewn body with finely hand-ground cutting faces. 165mm x 110mm. Now set into a wooden haft & secured by traditional means with Spinifex/gum resin & sinew. Bought in the Northern Territory, from a NSW collection, vendor states rehafted in Northern Terr ca1970s. VGC
 SOLD at A$200
Bayonet Model 1907 by Lithgow, 1919 dated. Issue stamp to cross-guard: '3MD 70633'. In its steel mounted leather scabbard with tear-drop frog stud to locket. VGC. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$220
Bayonets: Bayonet scabbards 1907 pattern (2). Good original condition with minor rust to metal fittings. Leather has minor bend (fixable). Leather scabbard marked 'MAGNOVITE 44'. Black gloss paint has been applied at some stage. Both have round studs as per WWII models. Overall GC (2).
 SOLD at A$100
Bayonet: 1921 dated, hard to find, Pattern 1907 Lithgow. Excellent blued blade, well marked with star & 'Lithgow'. Wooden grips with a few dings & stamped 'Australia'. Working locking stud. C/w WW2 round frog stud scabbard. Average condition.
 SOLD at A$230
Machete: 1939-45, unmarked blade with bakelite handle & cover. In good serviceable condition with usual service wear & tear.
 SOLD at A$60
Knives: ca1945-70 fighting/survival knives: Australia survival knife s/edged with sl false back edge. Beaked pommel wood grip. Blade heavily re-sharpened & worn. In its custom made scabbard (appears to be made from pieces of US webbing); West Germany 1970, green checkered plastic gripped, s/edged survival knife. Blade stamped: 'OFW 70', grip 'BW'. In its green painted steel sheath with green leather frog; unknown-broad 'Bowie' blade with saw-toothed back edge. Slab fibre grips secured by hollow rivets. A field made piece (it has been suggested this might be Viet Cong made). Rusting to blade. (3)
Pocket Knives, Aust/GB (6). Inc large Sailor's deck knife (RN) probably 1900-18 (fitting to blade has obscured any makers marks & the bone handle has cracks & a piece missing). Also a WWI pattern Army knife made by Superior Cutlery, Sheffield (minor pitting to blade, 1 crack in the handle & some insect damage). The all steel Army knife is a WWII Australian example by Whittingsloe (it is covered in surface rust that should clean up). The 2 unmarked commercial knives are modern & inc a multi-tool, twin blade & multi-use knife. Interesting group of knives. (6)
 SOLD at A$110
Pocket Knives (7). Aust/GB Military pocket knives plus 1 knife lanyard. Ranging in production of WWII to 1975. There are 4 all metal knives, these inc a large Royal Navy (RAN/AIF also) Sailor's deck knife (no date), 1 WWII Whitingsloe knife (shows corrosion), a British made clasp knife (Joseph Rogers) not made with marlin spike, 1970 dated. Plus Australian issue knife with marlin spike 2004. Also 3 checkered handled Army pattern pocket knives. 2 are undated but maker marked (1 is made without the marlin spike). The third example is 1970 dated with a painted serial number & thick black grips. All knives are used, some may show wear & corrosion. Useful lot of Military pattern knives. (7)
 SOLD at A$130
Sword: 1970 Bicentennial Commemorative Captain Cook Naval Small Sword. Produced by Wilkinson Sword Company. Short, single edged blade with 2 x fullers 530mm with silvered recurved quillion faux bone, wire bound grip. Mounted on its issue backing-board set with a plaque bearing image of Cook & inscribed: 'Small Naval (Hanger) Sword 1757-1769 - Replica of the Sword used by Captain J. Cook, RN-on April 29th. 1770 Capt J Cook RN became the first European to land on the East Coast of Australia. This sword commemorates the Bicentenary of this historical event in British & Australian history'. Overall VGC
 SOLD at A$200
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