June 12-13, 2019 Edged Weapon, Armor, & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/12/2019
Lot consists of (A) Halberd with 9 - 1/2" blade, pierce with a cross. Similar crosses appear on German miner's axes. Fluke struck on right side with an armorer's mark and measuring 2 - 3/4", heavy central spike with four flats measuring 20". Halberd has its original long straps with head and straps measuring 49" and overall length of 95". CONDITION: Good for a halberd of this period. Pole possibly the original. Museum number in red lacquer. A far better than average early polearm. (B) Spear measures 19" at blade and 91". Appears to be perhaps of African make on European pole. CONDITION: Patinated overall. PROVENANCE: FORMER COLLECTION OF THE NELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART.

This is not a standard shippable item and will require 3rd party shipping or pickup arrangements to be made.
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Value
Blade Length
(A) 9 - 1/2" (B) 19"
Overall Length
(A) 95" (B) 91"
Paperwork
LOT OF 2: A GOOD LATE 16TH CENTURY HALBERD WITH PIERCED BLADE AND FLUKE AND WELL STRUCK ARMORERS MARK TOGETHER WITH A SPEAR OF UNCERTAIN ORIGIN MOUNTED ON A VERY ATTRACTIVE POLE. .
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $861.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, June 13, 2019.
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