10 Most Expensive Swords Sold

Joyeuse sword of Charlemagne-Louvre, Paris
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10 very expensive swords sold in auctions. List of rare swords and cold steel weapons that became a valuable collectibles.

Sword was an attribute of a rulers, monarchs, military commanders and other exceptional people.
Sword was symbol of power, wealth and prestige.

Some swords became an attractive investemnt as a precious jewels, valuable paintings or limited sereis cars are.
People are willing to invest millions in a rare swords.

The following list is not list of the most expensive swords but it shows some valuable swords sold in a recent auctions.

Many rare swords are still in possession of a world museums and collections (Joyeuse, Sword of the Prophet).

10 amazing swords and weapons sold in auctions

1. 18th Century Boateng Saber of Chinese emperor Qianlong – $7.7 million.

18th Century Boateng Saber of Chinese emperor Qianlong

2. Saber of Napoleon Bonaparte – $6.5 million.

Saber of Napoleon Bonaparte

3. 15th Century Nasrid Period Ear-Dagger – $6 million.

15th Century Nasrid Period Ear-Dagger

4. Shah Jahan’s Personal Dagger – $3.3 million.

Shah Jahan’s Personal Dagger

5. The Gem of the Orient Knife – $2.1 million.

The Gem of the Orient Knife

6. Ulysses S. Grant’s Civil War Presentation Sword – $1.6 million.

Ulysses S. Grant’s Civil War Presentation Sword

7. Qianlong Imperial Hunting Knife – $1.24 million.

Qianlong Imperial Hunting Knife

8. 17th Century Indian Talwar – $717,800.

17th Century Indian Talwar

9. Sword of Admiral Nelson – $541,720.

Sword of Admiral Nelson

10. 13th Century Japanese Kamakura Katana – $418,000.

13th Century Japanese Kamakura Katana

 

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