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

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Lot:22 , Circa 1750s - 1770s Cromwellian English Civil War Era Mortuary Sword

Description:
Circa 1750s - 1770s Cromwellian English Civil War Era Mortuary Sword. A fine and rare example of the English Civil War horseman sword with a distinctive mortuary style steel hilt mounts. Having large basket guard chiseled and engraved on the outside with multiple images of Christ among floral patterns. Large leather-covered grip with heavy brass wire bondage. Mounted with a straight single-edged triple fullered blade of German manufacture, featuring extended sharp false edge area of the tip. Each side having struck ZOLENGEN inscription inside the middle fuller. Fine rich patina throughout. Rare and impressive weapon of Cromwellian era horseman. Overall length 40 1/2". Blade length 33 1/4"

Estimate: $4500-$6500

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

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