An English 'Mortuary' Broadsword

MID-17TH CENTURY

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An English 'Mortuary' Broadsword
Mid-17th Century
With straight double-edged blade with central fuller on each side at the forte stamped 'Aindria Farara' and incised with two running wolf marks, iron hilt comprising broad guard, slender bars, globular pommel with button, and spirally grooved wooden grip (hilt pitted, one bar incomplete, grip a working replacement)
33in. (85.7cm.) blade
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