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

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Lot:6 , 18th C. English Silver Hilted Rapier Sword with Very Long Pierced Blade

Description:
18th C. English Silver Hilted Rapier Sword with Very Long Pierced Blade. An exceptionally long example of a transitional style English officers rapier, having a solid silver hilt, well hallmarked in multiple places, with a finely braided gilt silver-wire grip. Mounted with a very cool long double-edged blade having pierced fuller and a circular brass inlaid maker mark to the upper ricasso. Lovely light patina to the blade and rich silver tarnished to the hilt. Unusual and rare example. Overall length 43 1/2". Blade length 36 3/4"

Estimate: $2000-$3000

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

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