German Executioner’s Sword, Dated 1651

German Executioner’s Sword, Dated 1651

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German Executioner’s Sword, Dated 1651
German Executioner’s Sword, Dated 1651
German Executioner’s Sword, Dated 1651
German Executioner’s Sword, Dated 1651
German Executioner’s Sword, Dated 1651

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Straight double-edged 30 3/4" blade engraved with the date "1651" and an inscription in old German script on each side; one side with a wheel on a pole, the other with a gallows. Blade with scattered pitting, still retaining a fairly sharp edge. Late 17th or early18th C brass hilt made with cap to cover the scabbard throat (scabbard absent); expanded octagonal quillons with button finials; pear-shaped octagonal pommel with button. Spiral wood grip with leather wrap. Overall length 37 1/2". An executioner’s sword with crossguard of the same form is in the Kriminalmuseum in Rothenburg, o.d.T., Germany

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  • Reference #
  • SB1121
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 17th/18th C
  • Country of Origin
  • Germany
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  • Weight: 0 pound
  • Condition
  • VG

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