Gilded Pappenheimer Rapier, ca. 1630

Gilded Pappenheimer Rapier, ca. 1630

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Gilded Pappenheimer Rapier, ca. 1630
Gilded Pappenheimer Rapier, ca. 1630
Gilded Pappenheimer Rapier, ca. 1630
Gilded Pappenheimer Rapier, ca. 1630
Gilded Pappenheimer Rapier, ca. 1630
Gilded Pappenheimer Rapier, ca. 1630
Gilded Pappenheimer Rapier, ca. 1630
Gilded Pappenheimer Rapier, ca. 1630

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Elegant symmetrical hilt fashioned of forged rectangular-section iron bars showing lamination; featuring horizontally recurved quillons with small button finials. Emanating from the quillons are a series of interconnected looping bars, enclosing an integral round plate on each side pierced with holes framed by an incised double diamond. Faceted pear-shaped pommel with button; later grip with two sizes of twisted iron wire and turks heads top and bottom. Diamond-section 38" Spanish blade deeply stamped with a different mark on each side of the ricasso (see photos). Guard with expert restorations and the gilding retouched. Overall length 44 3/4". Swedish King Gustavus Adolphus was carrying a gilded pappenheimer when he was killed at the Battle of Lutzen in 1632. This sword was surely carried by a cavalry officer during the Thirty Years War.

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  • Reference #
  • R1023
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • ca. 1630
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  • Condition
  • VG

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