December 15, 2020 Edged Weapons, Armor & Militaria
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A) Spanish cup-hilt rapier measuring 44" overall with a straight tapered 37-1/4" ovoid blade with illegible markings. Bell cup, riveted to the crossguard. One-piece fluted bone grip of circular section, toadstool pommel. CONDITION: Blade and hilt showing general wear, the blade with moderate pitting overall. Bone grip excellent with no cracks or chips. B) Brass mounted smallsword measuring 38-1/4" overall with a 32" colichemarde blade, hollow-ground and triangular in cross-section. Clam shell guard features relief human figure and foliate motifs on both sides. Rapier style hilt, knuckle bow decorated with relief human figure and foliate designs. Round pommel with capstan decorated en suite. Grip is wrapped with twisted brass wire with a braided ferrule at top and bottom. CONDITION: Excellent, the blade is bright with a few dark spots, brass hilt with a toned patina and tight wire wrap. DG

Item Dimensions: Longest 45"
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Value
Blade Length
(A) 37" (B) 31 - 3/4"
Overall Length
(A) 44" (B) 38"
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,353.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.
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