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art-of-swords: Rapier and Parrying Dagger Made... - Front Toward Enemy

art-of-swords: Rapier and Parrying Dagger Made. - Front Toward Enemy

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German 1590-1600.  Note the fill on the arms of the hilt.  Quite early for this feature.

Swords always a fun thing to photograph for a historical object. A plain backdrop and lighting would be required though.

Lot 234 - A rare Navy sword dating: 17th Century provenance: Venice Wide, straight, double-edged blade with

Lot 234 - A rare Navy sword dating: Century provenance: Venice Wide, straight, double-edged blade with

English Rapier Sword     Dated: circa 1610-1630  Culture: English  The blade is unique because since is single edged. Comes with a fine silver work, traces are left intact on the hilt and pommel. The blade in Peter Finer’s book is also single edged and identical to shape and size. Handle has been professionally rewrapped at some point.

The single-edged blade is unique. Originally decorated with fine silver-work (niello?), of which traces are left intact on the hilt and pommel.

Taza Spanish Cup Hilt Rapier XVII th century.    Taza Rapier, which means bowl in Spanish, XVII th century style, Viollet le Duc period. This is a good example of a rapier, the weapon used by the famous three musketeers, Cyrano de Bergerac and other heroes of the XVII th century.

Taza Spanish Cup Hilt Rapier XVII th century. Taza Rapier, which means bowl in Spanish, XVII th century style. Rapiers came into use in the C., until the C, when they were worn more to designate status rather an for actual use.