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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    A GERMAN LEFT-HAND DAGGER WITH MAIL-PIERCING BLADE; AND ANOTHER

    EACH LATE 16TH CENTURY

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    A GERMAN LEFT-HAND DAGGER WITH MAIL-PIERCING BLADE; AND ANOTHER
    EACH LATE 16TH CENTURY
    Each in excavated condition, the first with heavy slender tapering blade of stiff-diamond section, iron hilt with arched forward-swept quillons, down-turned ring-guard originally fitted with a plate, faceted pommel, and original grip; the second with tapering triangular blade, the hilt chiselled with a chain-link pattern, and with ring-guard filled with a pierced plate
    18 1/8in (46cm) and 19½in (49.6cm) (2)


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