22. AN ENGLISH SWORD BROADSWORD, LATE 17TH C.

Origin: England.
Length 95,7 cm.
Blade: Straight single-edged blade with two narrow fullers and sickle – shape maker’s marks on the one side and two inscriptions “SARRAVA” under each other as well as three dots on the other side. The blade becomes double edged near the tip. Length of the blade – 79,3 cm, width – 30,1 mm.
Hilt: Closed iron guard with two plates near the blade and two side rings on each side of the guard. Round iron decorated pommel with tang rivet on the top. Wooden grip wrapped with cord. Lather on the grip did not survive.
Scabbard: absent.
Condition report: blade has pitting from corrosion, also scratches and dents. Tip is more effected by corrosion than the rest of the blade. Iron guard cleaned, with pitting from corrosion, scratches and dents. Remaining original patina in beds of dents. Guard plates with original patina from inside. Wooden grip wrapped with original cord. Leather did not survive.

Sale No 10164

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28 March 2017 20:00

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Estimate 1500-1800 EUR

2ND AUCTION: MILITARIA – ANTIQUES - COLLECTIBLES,

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