A German Sword Of Justice Or Executioner's Sword
Lot 491
A German Sword Of Justice Or Executioner's Sword
£1,800 - 2,200
US$ 3,000 - 3,700
Auction Details
Lot Details
A German Sword Of Justice Or Executioner's Sword
The Blade Dated 1651, The Hilt 18th Century
With broad flat double-edged rebated blade (some pitting) dated beneath an indecipherable inscription in old German on each side of the forte, one side with a Wheel of Justice beyond, and with a gallows on the other, brass hilt comprising swelling faceted quillons with button terminals, faceted globular pommel with compressed button, and leather-covered writhen wooden grip
78.2 cm. blade
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