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

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Lot:2 , Fine 17th C. German or Spanish Pappenheimer Rapier Broad Sword.

Description:
Large example with its steel mounts having finely pierced double-shell guard, smaller one with a thumb ring on the inside. Wooden grip covered with multi-layered steel wire. Mounted with a broad double-edged blade having short fuller to each side. Lower ricasso featuring maker's mark on both sides, fullers struck MEFECIT SALINGEN followed by engraved running wolf. Lovely rich patina throughout. A fine quality weapon, German-made, possible for a Spanish market. Overall length 42 1/2". Blade length 35 3/4"

Estimate: $4000-$6000

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

Live Internet Bidding Begins: March 01, 2019 10:00 am PST