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AN ITALIAN SWEPT-HILT RAPIER

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
AN ITALIAN SWEPT-HILT RAPIER

SECOND QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY

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AN ITALIAN SWEPT-HILT RAPIER Second quarter of the 17th Century With long slender tapering blade of stiff-diamond section, rectangular ricasso, iron three-ring hilt of slender hexagonal bars decorated with mouldings at the median points, inner-and outer-guards incorporating a large up-turned double shell-guard punched and engraved with sprays of flowers, faceted globular pommel (associated) and wooden grip bound with cord (binding incomplete). 47 7/8in (121.5cm) blade
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