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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 53

    A GERMAN EXPANDING LEFT-HAND DAGGER

    CIRCA 1580-1600

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN EXPANDING LEFT-HAND DAGGER
    CIRCA 1580-1600
    With flat blade changing to a flattened-diamond point and fitted with sprung side-prongs retained by a catch on the ricasso, iron hilt with strongly arched faceted quillons, the terminals seating the blade prongs, faceted ring-guard with pierced sprung-in plate, hexagonal pommel, and spirally moulded grip bound with wire and 'Turk's heads'
    17 1/8in (43.5cm)


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