German Rapier, ca. 1620

German Rapier, ca. 1620

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German Rapier, ca. 1620
German Rapier, ca. 1620
German Rapier, ca. 1620
German Rapier, ca. 1620

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Iron hilt with symmetrical upturned side rings, each filled with a chiseled and pierced plate (one expertly replaced) featuring a cameo portrait and wrigglework pattern. Reverse quillon with acorn finial, fluted quillon block, and pas d’ane; integral knucklebow attached to the chiseled and fluted ovoid pommel. Grip with original twisted and round iron wire wrap and turks heads. Hexagonal-section 34 1/4" blade with long fluted ricasso bearing the copper inlaid maker’s name “+ PETTHER + WIRSBERG +” one side and “+ MEFECIT + SOLINGEN +” other side. Petther (Peter) Wirsberg was Mayor of Solingen from 1610-1617 and again in 1622 and 1627. Attractive sword with some restorations and an exceptional blade. Overall length 41".

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  • Reference #
  • SR758
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  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 17th C
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  • Condition
  • VG

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