German Swept Hilt Rapier, ca. 1600

German Swept Hilt Rapier, ca. 1600

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German Swept Hilt Rapier, ca. 1600
German Swept Hilt Rapier, ca. 1600
German Swept Hilt Rapier, ca. 1600
German Swept Hilt Rapier, ca. 1600
German Swept Hilt Rapier, ca. 1600
German Swept Hilt Rapier, ca. 1600

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Guard of flat forged iron bars; consisting of expanded diagonally recurved quillons, with a large side ring, the central section depressed and featuring a medallion. Integral pas d’ane and smaller side ring formed ensuite. Reverse of guard features two looping round bars which connect diagonally between one pas d’ane and the opposite side of the quillon block. Flattened barrel-shaped pommel with small button. Wood grip,(probably original, but later varnished) lacking wire wrap but retaining the original bottom braided turks head and twisted iron wire in the spiral flutes. There is an old, but later, top turks head. Guard moderately corroded overall with some areas a bit heavier. Double-edged 32 ½" blade of flattened diamond-section with flat 1 3/4" ricasso; heavily corroded. Overall length 39". Early rapier of elegant form, showing great age and wear. In very good condition it would bring 3 times the price.

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  • Reference #
  • SR1013
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • ca. 1600
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  • Condition
  • Fair

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