Date of the Auction:
March 01, 2019 10:00 am PST

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Lot:17 , 16th-17th C. German Transitional Type Swept Hilt Sword - Rapier

Description:
16th-17th C. German Transitional Type Swept Hilt Sword - Rapier. An early Germanic example of transitional type between the knight sword and swept hilt rapier. Having steel hilt mounts with chiseled ornaments and decorations. A complex of an early swept hilt pattern. With its spiral carved wooden grip retaining heavily worn original steel wire. Mounted with broad double-edged blade struck on both sides with partially worn maker marks, one side with well-preserved running wolf symbol typical of early Germanic blades. Overall length 34". Blade length 28 1/2"

Estimate: $2500-$3500

Prebidding Ends: March 01, 2019 09:00 am PST

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