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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 110

    A NORTH EUROPEAN CAVALRY BROADSWORD

    THIRD QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH EUROPEAN CAVALRY BROADSWORD
    THIRD QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY
    With near-flat double-edged blade, both sides punched and engraved with the inscription 'S.A.H.A.G.V.M' within the short fuller and cut with running wolf mark (polished bright, traces of latten), iron hilt including shaped inner- and outer-rings each filled with a solid plate, half-basket guard of slender bars with boldly formed mouldings, and original wooden grip (binding missing)
    32 5/8in (82.8cm) blade


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