Lot 1206

A German two-handed fighting sword, circa 1540/50

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Hammer price € 10,000

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Double-edged blade of lenticular section and short ricasso with double fuller. Passau wolf mark incised on one side, traces of brass inlays. The ricasso struck with four cross marks and "MLS" master mark on both sides. Spirally fluted crossguard with robust terminals, the side rings on both sides also spirally fluted. The grip with original leather cover, loss above the crossguard. Round blackened pommel chiselled with three scallops. Round tang button at top. Length 157 cm.
Rare Landsknecht combat sword made for use on the battlefield.

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General Information

The auction starts on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1276. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).