Lot 1208

A German deluxe rapier with gold-plated hilt, circa 1600

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Slender double-edged thrusting blade of flattened hexagonal section. The upper third with narrow fullers on both sides struck with barely legible signature. The ricasso with double fullers and mark (crayfish) struck on both sides. Fire-gilt iron knuckle-bow hilt of finely ridged bars. Grip with original wrap of finely gilt copper wire with slender Turks’ heads. Finely ridged oval pommel. Blade slightly pitted in parts, the gold-plating rubbed. Length 119 cm.

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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).