September 29, 2021 The Bill Myers Collection
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/29/2021
The slightly curved blade has a thin narrow partial fuller along the spine on both sides and a wide shallow fuller below on both sides. The right side has a gilded square at the ricasso with a flour-de-lis and a large gilt inscription "Garde Nationale". The opposite side features gilded engraved arms motifs, foliate scrolls, and a flour-de-lis at the ricasso en suite. The spine of the blade is inscribed "Klingenthal". The brass stirrup hilt guard has a pillow shaped quillon and languettes extending into the grip. The brass lion pommel is integral with the brass grip. CONDITION: Completely as found and untouched, blade retains a dark heavy patina with most of gilt decoration still remaining. Hilt retains a dark brown mustard patina and shows a series of small dents to the backstrap. Hilt is tight to blade and tang undisturbed. An attractive French 18th century sword. DMG
Blade Length
26 - 1/4"
Overall Length
31 - 1/2"
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $780.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
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