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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    A SWEPT-HILT RAPIER

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SWEPT-HILT RAPIER
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    With slender blade of flattened-diamond section stamped 'In-Vi-En-Na' within the very narrow short fuller on both sides at the forte, short ricasso, iron hilt of flattened bars, octagonal pommel, and the grip bound with wire and 'Turk's heads'.
    42 7/8in (108.8cm) blade


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