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Lot 140
A Dutch Halberd Of The Amsterdam Town Guard
17th/18th Century

Sold for £ 2,040 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium
A Dutch Halberd Of The Amsterdam Town Guard
17th/18th Century
With sharply pointed triangular spike of slightly hollowed octagonal section with turned moulding at the base, crescentic axe-blade and beak-shaped fluke each with small hooked projection above and below, the former pierced with an engraved lion rampant on a shield, the latter pierced with the town mark of Amsterdam on an engraved shield, tapering octagonal socket, and long side-straps, on original wooden shaft of circular section
27.5 cm. head

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    G. de Vries and B.J. Martens, The Visser Collection, vol. I, part 4, cat. no. 1000, pp. 718-719
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