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

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Lot:20 , Rare 17th - 18th C. Polish Hussar's KARABELA Battle Sword

Description:
Rare 17th - 18th C. Polish Hussar's KARABELA Battle Sword. An early Polish battle saber the type typically used by famous and fearsome Winged Hussars of the Polish army in the 1600s era with a distinctive iron mounted hilt having large thumb ring on one side of the guard. Leather covered grip bound by thick twisted steel wire. Mounted with a powerful triple fullered blade of significant thickness and considerable battle-worthy qualities. One side of the blade is engraved with + KROL+ Z + NARODEM + (English: King is with the People). The other side engraved NAROD + Z + KROLEM + (English: The People are with the King). Rare saber with its leather covered wooden scabbard having iron mounts. Overall length 40 1/2".
Blade length 33 1/2"

Estimate: $3500-$4500

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

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