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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    A SCRAMASAX; A MEDIEVAL SWORD; TWO KNIFE BLADES; AND A MILITARY LANCE- HEAD

    THE FIRST 5TH -6TH CENTURY, THE SECOND POSSIBLY 15TH CENTURY, THE REMAINING THREE 15TH -17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SCRAMASAX; A MEDIEVAL SWORD; TWO KNIFE BLADES; AND A MILITARY LANCE- HEAD
    THE FIRST 5TH -6TH CENTURY, THE SECOND POSSIBLY 15TH CENTURY, THE REMAINING THREE 15TH -17TH CENTURY
    All in excavated condition, the first single-edged, incised with double lines along the back and the tang retaining fragments of a wooden grip; the sword fragmented, mounted on a board; the remaining three each conserved, one retaining a portion of the original scabbard
    The first 20 1/8in (51.8cm), the second 27¼in (69.2cm) (5)


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