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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 99

    AN ENGLISH HARQUEBUSIER'S BREAST-PLATE AND BACK-PLATE

    CIRCA 1631-50

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGLISH HARQUEBUSIER'S BREAST-PLATE AND BACK-PLATE
    CIRCA 1631-50
    Closely matching and each with Armourers' Company mark 'A' crowned, the breast of shot-proof construction, additionally struck with a series of maker's initials and fitted with belt-clips; the back with maker's mark 'B'
    13¼in (33.6cm) and 14½in (36.9cm) (2)


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    Provenance: Christie, Manson & Wood, 15 December 1971, lot 37.

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