A German Two-Hand Sword

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Lot 199
A German Two-Hand Sword
Early 16th Century

Sold for £ 6,875 (US$ 8,989) inc. premium
A German Two-Hand Sword
Early 16th Century
In excavated condition, with broad tapering double-edged blade of flattened hexagonal section, the forte with slender double fullers along each side, one side inlaid in latten with a double cross mark, and on the other with further latten marks including a crescent moon, a star and a crucifix, iron hilt comprising straight quillons of circular section cut with turns and widening strongly to the tips, long flat tapering tang, and large stopper-shaped pommel surmounted by a button on a washer
109 cm. blade, 141.4 cm. overall
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A German Two-Hand Sword
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