A South German two-handed sword with tin-plated hilt, circa 1580
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DescriptionBroad blade slightly widening towards the lightly curved stabbing point, the long ricasso with sturdy guards on both sides. Smith’s mark struck on one side of the blade and repeated on the ricasso. Extended, ridged quillons with applied decorative spirals. On both sides large guard rings with inserted fleur-de-lys ornaments. The surfaces with struck décor and tin plating to prevent corrosion. Original grip covered with black leather. Tin-plated and fullered biconical pommel struck with fine ornaments. Length 170 cm.
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