The royal sword-cutlers of 68 St James's Street and some notes on the London retail trade

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Arms and Armour, Journal of the Royal Armouries Vol. 1 No. 2 (2004)

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This paper presents new facts and information on the various sword-cutlers who occupied one of the most notable trading sites for swords and military accoutrements in the West End of London in the 18th and 19th centuries; and also discusses various aspects of the retail trade in the capital at a time when Britain was emerging as the world's foremost trading nation and colonial power