Antique 17th century Sword Falchion
An authentic antique 17th century sword falchion with a slightly curved single-edged blade cut with a narrow groove. The forte is engraved on each side with martial trophies, the iron hilt of flattened bars is with down-curved quillons each swelling towards the tip with a strongly recurved knuckle-guard, the outer ring-guard is incurved and waisted at the centre and joins to the diagonal bar, a bevelled rhino horn grip with a steel collar at the base and an octagonal cap pommel, in a black leather scabbard with steel mounts. Overall length with the scabbard: 86,5 cm (34 in) Condition: In good condition overall with minor wear and pitting. The scabbard and the engraving on the blade are 18th century additions.
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