Historic Arms & Militaria
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
February 25, 2022 12:00 PM
Auction: Sale #3950M - 3950MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: February 25, 2022 12:00PM
English Basket Hilt Broadsword, late 17th century, iron basket hilt with plain straps and panels, ovoid pommel with tall peen, stag horn grip; straight double-edge blade with single wide fuller marked "IHN SOLINGEN" and with a bladesmith's mark below, blade lg. 32 3/4, overall lg. 38 3/4 in.
Iron has a mottled gray surface with minor to moderate underlying pitting; hilt and grip are tight; blade has corrosion at the tip.
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