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Early Militaria Collections / English Basket Hilt Cavalry Broadsword

PROPERTY FROM THE WILLIAM ROSE COLLECTION
Lot 6
English Basket Hilt Cavalry Broadsword
Circa 1720-60
28 September 2022, 10:00 EDT
Skinner Marlborough

US$1,500 - US$2,500

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English Basket Hilt Cavalry Broadsword
Circa 1720-60

Iron basket hilt with alternating wide and narrow panels converging in a ring secured beneath a domed pommel, with spiral carved walnut grip and twisted brass wire wrapping; straight single-edged blade with false edge at the tip and two wide fullers, the blade marked "TIES SEIT" and with punched star and diamond decoration,
Blade lg. 32 1/8, overall lg. 38 in.

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Literature
This sword is illustrated and described in Robert Brooker, British Military Pistols and Associated Edged Weapons, (Robert Brooker, 2016), p. 97.

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