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Yeoman Warder's Sword

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Yeoman Warder's Sword, England, mid-18th century, brass hilt with crown on pommel, leaping horse of Hanover on the guard, wood grip, and double-edge sword, overall lg. 31 1/4 in.

Provenance: Collection of George Snook, M.D.
Estimate $300-500

Blade has minor pitting, crack in grip.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

George Snook, Blade weapons, Hilt, Military science, Military technology, Security, Swords, United Kingdom