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The Saxon Electoral Armoury, Dresden
W.R. Hearst, St. Donat's Castle, Glamorganshire (by direct purchase)
,ARMS AND ARMOUR
Hayward, pp. 42-43, fig. XVII
Hayward & Blair, p. 86, fig. 8
Art of the Armourer, cat. no. 2