Date of the Auction: March 01, 2019 10:00 am PST
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Lot:9 , Late 18th C. English Officer's Rapier Sword with Fine Damascus Blade
Late 18th C. English Officer's Rapier Sword with Fine Damascus Blade. An unusual example of better than average quality having a fire gilt brass hilt mounts with silver wire grip. Mounted with an earlier blade, most likely to date from the late 1600's to early 1700's era, of strong double-edged form exhibiting active Damascus steel patterns throughout. Lower blade with struck gold inlaid inscriptions on both sides. Overall length 35 1/2". Blade length 29 1/4"
Prebidding Ends: March 01, 2019 09:00 am PST
Live Internet Bidding Begins: March 01, 2019 10:00 am PST