• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    A COURT DRESS SWORD MOUNTED IN GILT-BRASS; ANOTHER, MOUNTED IN CUT-STEEL; A COURT DRESS BICORN, AND A SET OF FOUR BUCKLES AND FOUR BUTTONS ALL OF CUT-STEEL

    THE FIRST MID-19TH CENTURY; THE REMAINDER EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A COURT DRESS SWORD MOUNTED IN GILT-BRASS; ANOTHER, MOUNTED IN CUT-STEEL; A COURT DRESS BICORN, AND A SET OF FOUR BUCKLES AND FOUR BUTTONS ALL OF CUT-STEEL
    THE FIRST MID-19TH CENTURY; THE REMAINDER EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The first with polished blade signed 'L. Holbeck, 4 New Bond St. London', with gilt-brass hilt cast with beaded ornament, and with original scabbard and knot; the second signed 'Ede, Son & Ravenscroft, Chancery Lane, W.C', the hilt of burnished steel, in its original scabbard; and the buckles in their original case: all in a glazed mahogany display case
    30¼in (76.8cm) and 31½in (80cm) blades


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