Welcome to Matthew Forde Military Antiques - my site for sharing resources with fellow collectors and for listing surplus items from my collection of antique weaponry, with swords being the primary field. Swords offer collectors and history lovers tangible links to the people and events of the past, with some even possessing great cultural importance. Often, they are objects of beauty, offering the eye graceful designs and precious metals, and they serve well as decorative additions to the home. I encourage the browsing of my articles section and welcome any feedback.
My collection is rather fluid so please also see my sales section for pieces that I need no longer need. All items are legal to own in the UK as curios by anyone over the age of 18 and postage to UK addresses is included free. If you’re interested in making a purchase or you would like to ask a question about a sword of your own please use the contact form to send a message to me.