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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2946M Marlborough
October 27, 2016 10:00AMCalender
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English Pikeman's Armor

$3,690$3,000
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

English Pikeman's Armor, mid-17th century, comprised of breastplate, backplate, faulds, and helmet; plates with simple line decoration, the faulds with stepped pattern and circles of rivets, the helmet with ridge and visor, breastplate with armorer's mark, backplate with bullet test marks, approx. overall body ht. 28, helmet ht. 8 1/2 in.

Provenance: Collection of George Snook, M.D.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Good overall condition, no liner, restored leather straps.


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Keywords

George Snook