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Continental Cup Hilt Rapier

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
225
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Cup Hilt Rapier, c. 16th century, pierced hilt with foliate designs, wire-wrapped grip, steel blade marked "ARNOLOT," blade lg. 38, overall lg. 45 1/2 in.

Provenance: The collection of Ed Vebell.
Estimate $800-1,200

Some light spotting on the blade and a few small dents in the hilt but in overall good condition.


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

Blade weapons, Hilt, Historical fencing, Military history, Military history of Europe, Military technology, Rapier, Swords