Swords of the Renaissance. Sword blades were manufactured in Toledo and Valencia (Spain), Solingen and Passau (Germany), and Milan and Brescia (Italy). They were sold as unhilted blades and then hilted locally.
A Brief Look at Sumatran Swords (Pedangs, Parangs, Klewangs)
up-hilt rapier Ignacio Fernandez Cup- possibly Milan, Italy; blade- Toledo, Spain probably 3rd quarter of 17th century Iron or steel
Oriental-Arms: African throwing knife of the Zande people Ex Higgins collection