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Eastern weapons and cased pistols point to high prices

Among the weapons in demand from collectors are Eastern arms and cased pistols, judging by recent auctions, writes Tom Derbyshire. Here we take a look at a few examples – and a specific arms and armour feature will appear in an upcoming issue.

Sharp bidding

Eastern swords are at the sharp end of militaria demand. The rise in interest was noted by dealer Runjeet Singh in ATG No 2305 ahead of his appearance at Fine Art Asia 2017 in Hong Kong.

At Salisbury saleroom Woolley & Wallis (22% buyer’s premium) on November 22, a good representation of such lots received a suitable response.

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