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November 1, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Ribbon Hilt Broadsword

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 01, 2014 10:00AM


Ribbon Hilt Broadsword, c. late 17th century, iron hilt with engraved ribbon-shaped bars, iron pommel, leather and wire-wrapped grip, iron blade with possibly a running fox engraved on each side of the blade, and illegible markings, blade lg. 38 1/2, overall lg. 44 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Some period repairs on the hilt, some pitting on the blade appropriate to its age, leather on grip is in good condition.

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