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Order reference number AW/1
Iranian Sword dating 1000 + / - 200 B.C.
Overall length 59 cm (approx. 23.25 inches), width of blade at widest point 2.5cms (1 inch)
One decorative terminal piece to the pommel missing, possibly a second, lost in antiquity
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£550 STERLING $796 approx.
SOLD
Order reference number AW/10
Gilan Province Iranian Sword
Overall length 57 cm ( 22.5 inches ), width of blade at widest point 5cm (approx. 2 inches)
Nice even green patina, patina missing on the high points along the ribs of the blade, there is some twisting down the length of the blade acquired in antiquity.
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SOLD
Order reference number AW/20
Iranian flange hilted dagger, one piece casting, beautifully restored with a modern carved bone inlay. Overall length 50cm, (19.5 inches) width of blade at widest point 3.5 cm, ( 1.4 inches) blade length 37.5 cm ( 14.75 inches ), slight bend from the hilt to the blade.
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£300 STERLING $450 approx.
Order reference number AW/30
Iranian Flange hilted Dagger, with decorated blade, overall length 38.5 cm (15.2 inches)
width of blade at widest point 3 cm, ( 1.25 inches), original flan flaps, although slightly damaged, over cleaned blade, possibly to show the decoration. Extremely rare.
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£410 STERLING $593 approx.
SOLD
Order reference number AW/40
Iranian Flange hilted dagger, overall length 37 cm ( 14.5 inches ), length of blade 23.5 cm ( 9.5 inches ), width of blade at widest point 27mm ( 1 inch ), blade slightly offset to the hilt, acquired in antiquity.Photo detail 1 detail 2 detail 3
£300 STERLING $450 approx.
Order reference number AW/53
Iranian tanged spear tip. Overall length 39 cm, (15.25 inches ) length of blade 32 cm, (12.75 inches ), width of blade at widest point 5 cm ( 2 inches ).
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£215 STERLING $311 approx.
Order reference AW/60
Bactrian Dagger with peened pommel, overall length 29.5 cm ( 11.5 inches ),width of blade at widest point 4.5 cm ( 1.75 inches ).
£175 STERLING $253 approx.
Order reference AW/65
Iranian tanged spearhead, overall length 22.25 cm (8. 75 inches ),width of blade at widest point is 4 cm ( 1.5 inches), raised mid rib, nice even patina.
£130 STERLING $188 approx.
Order reference AW/70 Bactrian Dagger with peened pommel, overall length 28 cm ( 11 inches ),width of blade at widest point 5.5 cm ( 2.25inches ).
£110 STERLING $159 approx.
Order reference AW/75
Iranian Spearhead, overall length is 25cm (9.75 inches )widest point of the blade measures 4.5cm ( 1.75 inches ). Even patina.
£130 STERLING $188 approx.
Order reference AW/80
Iranian Spearhead, overall length is 39cm (15.5 inches )widest point of the blade measures 5 cm ( 2 inches ). An impact has caused a bend in the blade, probably caused during recovery, as the patina is thin at this point
£150 STERLING $217 approx.
Order reference AW/85
Iranian Spear / Javelin tip, overall length 18.4cm (7.25 inches). Width of the blade at the widest point is 4 cm. ( 1.5 inches).
£98 STERLING $140 approx.
Order reference AW/90
Iranian Speartip, Overall length 20 cm ( 8 inches ), width of blade at widest point 4 cm ( 1.5 inches). Hard Glass type green patina with a few powdery deposits on the blade.
£115 STERLING $166 approx.
Order reference AW/95
Iranian tanged dagger, overall length 23 cm ( 9 inches ), width of blade at widest point
33 mm ( 1.3 inches ).
£160 STERLING $231 approx.
Order reference AW/100
Iranian tanged Speartip, overall length 25 cm, ( 9.9 inches ). width of blade at the widest point 36mm ( 1.4 inches)
£115 STERLING $166 approx.
Order reference AW/105
Marlik Hilted Spearhead, overall length 35 cm (13.75 inches), width of blade at widest point is 3.5 cm ( 1.5 inches)
£235 STERLING $340 approx.
Order reference AW/110
Iranian Speartip, overall length 36 cm (14.1 inches), width of blade at the widest point 3cm (1.25 inches).
£185 STERLING $267 approx.
Order reference AW/115
Iranian flange hilted dagger, overall length 37.5 cm ( 14.75 inches )width of blade at the widest point 28mm (1.1 inches).
£300 STERLING $434 approx.
Order reference AW/120
Iranian speartip,overall length is 34.5 cm, (13.5 inches ),length of blade is 18cm,
( 7 inches ) .socket diameter is 2.25cm,( 0.9 inches ). width of blade at widest point is 3.6 cm ( 1.4 inches )
£155 STERLING $232.50 approx.
Order reference AW/125
Iranian speartip,overall length is 39.75 cm, (15.5 inches). length of the blade is 19.25 cm,( 7.5 inches ). widest point of the blade measures 5cm,( 1.9 inches ). socket is 2cm in diameter (0.8 inches ). Powdery patination.
£155 STERLING $232.50 approx.
Order reference AW/130
Very Crude Bronze Dagger from Iran, overall length is 28 cm, ( 11 inches ), width of blade at the widest point is 6.4 cm ( 2.5 inches). Patchy patina evident in the photograph.There is a bend from the hilt to the blade.
£85 STERLING $123 approx.
Order reference AW/135
Iranian Amlash Sword,overall length is 91 cm, ( 36 inches). length of the blade is 74 cm,
(29 inches ). widest point of the blade measures 3cm,( 1.1 inches ) Uncleaned and as excavated. Cast bronze hilt with iron core.
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£800 STERLING $1157 approx.
SOLD
Order Reference AW2/1
Iranian "Marlik" hilted short sword/spearhead
Overall length 50 cm ( 19.6 inches ), blade length 38.5 cm ( 15.25 inches ) blade width 5 cm ( 2 inches ) at the widest point. Crystalline patina
£300 STERLING $450 approx.
Order Reference AW2/2
Iranian "Marlik" hilted short sword/spearhead
Overall length 42cm ( 16.5 inches ), blade length 31 cm ( 12 inches ) blade width 5 cm ,
( 2 inches ) at the widest point. Crystalline patina
£250 STERLING $375 approx.

Order Reference AW2/3
North Iranian wingback Spearhead
Overall length 34.5 cm ( 13.5 inches ), width 6.25cm ,( 2.5 inches ) at the widest point.
Small bends in the blade,
£275 STERLING $412.50 approx.

Order Reference AW2/4
Iranian flange hilted dagger
Overall length 35cm ( 13.75 inches ), blade length 22.5 cm ( 8.8 inches ) blade width 28 mm , ( 1.1 inches ) at the widest point. All hilt flaps intact
£300 STERLING $450 approx
Order Reference AW2/5
Iranian flange hilted dagger
Overall length 33.5 cm ( 13.25 inches ), blade length 22 cm ( 8.6 inches ) blade width 25 mm ,( 0.9 inches ) at the widest point. Bronze rivet remaining
£300 STERLING $450 approx
Order Reference AW2/6
Iranian flange hilted dagger
Overall length 35cm ( 14 inches ), hilt length 14.75 cm ( 5.75 inches ) blade width 3 cm ,
( 1.25 inches ) at the widest point.
£200 STERLING $300 approx.
Order Reference AW2/7
Unknown provenance dagger (Believed Iranian)
Overall length 32.5 cm ( 12.75 inches ), blade length 19 cm ( 7.5 inches ) blade width 3 cm ,( 1.2 inches ) at the widest point.
This has a bronze cast hilt with 6 grip rings, patina missing on the edges of the blade and on a few highspots on the hilt
£300 STERLING $450 approx.
Order Reference AW2/8
Iranian Speartip/short sword
Overall length 48 cm ( 18.8 inches ), blade length 43.5 cm ( 17.1 inches ) blade width 6.5 cm, ( 2.5 inches ) at the widest point.
£200 STERLING $300 approx.
Order Reference AW2/9
Iranian spear tip
Overall length 47 cm ( 18.6 inches ), blade width 3 cm, ( 1.1 inches ) at the widest point.
£150 STERLING $225 approx.
Order Reference AW2/10
Unknown provenance dagger (believed Iranian)
Overall length 24cm ( 9.4 inches ), blade length 17.5 cm (6.75 inches ) blade width 3.5 cm, ( 1.4 inches ) at the widest point. Nice even hard patina.
£300 STERLING $520 approx.

Order Reference AW2/11
Iranian socketted speartip
Overall length 21cm ( 8.25 inches ), blade length 17 cm ( 6.75 inches ) blade width 3.5 cm, ( 1.4 inches ) at the widest point. Socket diameter 1.5 cm ( 0.5 inches )

£85 STERLING $123 approx.

Order Reference AW2/12
Iranian socketted speartip
Overall length 30cm ( 11.75 inches ), blade length 12.5 cm (5 inches ) blade width 4 cm, ( 1.5 inches ) at the widest point. Socket diameter 2.5 cm ( 1 inch )
Damaged during excavation
£85 STERLING $123 approx.

Order Reference AW2/13
Iranian Marlik Dagger (Unpublished example)
Overall length38 cm ( 15 inches ), blade length 27.5 cm ( 10. inches ) blade width 4.6 cm, ( 1.8 inches ) at the widest point. Further references to this type of dagger can be found in Medvedskaya, type V, (fig. 9/24. 25 .26)
and Negahban's Marlik: The Complete Excavation Report
Plate 120, figure693. The pictured sword has three rings,
not 2. It is likely that these sword grips were wrapped with
cord similar to the later Chinese Warring States swords.
This is an unpublished example having only two grip rings instead of three
£390 STERLING $585 approx.

Order reference AW2/14
Iranian Sword (unidentified example) circa 800 B.C. This piece is highly decorated and is totally original, there was probably a bone inlay on the pommel.
Overall length 44 cm ( 17.25 inches ), length of blade 33.5 cm ( 13.25 inches ), width of blade at widest point 5 cm, (2 inches ).
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SOLD

Order reference AW2/15
Iranian Sword (unpublished example)
Bronxe hilt decorated with celtic style faces, Iron core, slight damage to the blade near the tip. The total length including the hilt is 58.5 cm (23 inches approx.), the blade at the widest point is 5cm (approx 2 inches)
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SOLD
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Order reference AW2/16
Iranian flange hilted Iron Sword
Overall length 53 cm ( 20.75 inches ), width of blade at the widest point 3.4 cm ,
(1.3 inches ), beautifully restored with a modern carved bone inlay.
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£650 STERLING $975 approx