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Sapper's Helmet and Breast Plate

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
105
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Sapper's Helmet and Breast Plate, c. second quarter of the 17th century, iron, hemispherical with shallow medial ridge, front and back riveted iron brims, large ear protectors, retains original linen lining with tow padding, and a heavy iron plate with bullet text mark, remnants of original straps, and linen lining with tow padding.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

In very good condition with intact linings.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Clothing, Flax, Linens