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Arms & Armour Auction(#240718) 24/07/2018 10:00 AM GMT CLOSED

Lot 27 of 461: AN 18TH CENTURY BRITISH MILITARY PATTERN BASKET HILTED BROADSWORD, 85cm blade engraved J. J. RUNKEL Solingen to either side in the short central fuller, regulation copper gilt hilt composed of flattened rounded bars united by two junction plates pierced with a stylised rectangle, wire bound fishskin grip. This sword is a variant of the 1798 Pattern hilt, see pp131-133 of British Basket-Hilted Swords by Cyril Mazansky. The hilt retains reasonable traces of original gilt though with several repair

Lot closed - Winning bid:£850
Estimate: £600 - £800

Arms & Armour Auction(#240718)  24/07/2018 10:00 AM GMT  CLOSED