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A COMPOSITE HAND-AND-A-HALF BROADSWORD
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A COMPOSITE HAND-AND-A-HALF BROADSWORD

GERMAN, MID-16TH CENTURY AND LATER

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A COMPOSITE HAND-AND-A-HALF BROADSWORD
GERMAN, MID-16th CENTURY AND LATER
With long tapering double-edged blade, hilt comprising later iron guard with long spirally fluted quillons, leather-covered corded wood grip swelled at the centre, and iron plummet-shaped pommel spirally fluted en suite with the guard
40 in. (101.7cm.) blade
The blade with a pair of twig-like marks on one side
Provenance
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 June 2005, lot 32
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