Fancy Smallswords
Hello, recently I started taking interest in smallswords, and I'm very fond of this type of guardplate with holes (I know it's a rapier, not a smallsword, but it represents what I mean fairly well). Does anyone know examples, bost of reproductions as well as antiques of such guards of smallswords? If so I would be very grateful.

Though pierced guards are not at all uncommon on small swords, I think such simple holes are.

You can get parts for pierced smallsword hilts from
Hello, do you mean something like this one? If you browse online auctions (this one is from HH), museum websites, or even galleries at this website - - youŽd find loads of them. They would usually come from second half of the 17th century, or later.

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