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

Description:
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"

Estimate: $1500-$2500

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

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