Lot 4313

A South German or Swiss hand-and-a-half riding sword, circa 1550

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A83aw | Live auction | 414 Lots

Hammer price € 6,200

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Description

The double-edged, slightly conical tapering blade of flattened diamond section. Two smith's marks (a scimitar and a flower) stamped on both sides. Extended octagonal quillons with large guard rings on each side. Stepped grip with well replaced leather cover. Smooth, pear-shaped pommel. Length 125 cm.
The unadorned, well-balanced sword for use in the field, in good condition.
Condition: II Questions about the lot?

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The auction includes 416 lots and starts on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 4001 - 4416. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.