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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 113

    A GERMAN TWO-HAND PROCESSIONAL SWORD

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN TWO-HAND PROCESSIONAL SWORD
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    With flat blade struck with the letter A on one side and with another small mark on the reverse, recessed ricasso incorporating a pair of down-curved lugs and retaining its leather covering, blackened iron hilt of flat bars incorporating inner and outer ring-guards enclosing a single rectangular solid plate, down-turned quillons decorated with projecting tightly curled rounded spirals, punched engraved fluted pommel, and moulded two-stage grip retaining its original leather binding over cord
    50¼in (127.6cm) blade


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