Six Gothic Crossbow Bolts

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Lot 141
Six Gothic Crossbow Bolts
Late 15th/Early 16th Century, Probably German

£ 300 - 400
US$ 400 - 530
Six Gothic Crossbow Bolts
Late 15th/Early 16th Century, Probably German
Three of them each with robust iron head of circular section with brazed seam down one side, the face slightly flared and deeply cut to form a central pyramidal point, and wooden shaft of tapering circular section partly decorated with red paint, one shaft inscribed in ink 'Joseph Killell (?)', the other three each with lapped lozenge-shaped iron head of stiff diamond section, and wooden shaft with remains of wooden flights (6)
37.2 cm. to 40.7 cm.
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